Read the latest surveying industry news and keep up with developments within RICS.
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15 Aug 2018
RICS provides independent, risk-based regulation of the profession in the public interest.
14 Aug 2018
RICS HQ has reopened after yesterday's incident in Westminster.
09 Aug 2018
At the 2018 Labour and Conservative Party Conferences RICS, alongside other industry bodies, will be hosting fringe events focusing on housing, including affordability and supply, as well as the importance of diversity and an adequate and professional skills base to drive the sector forwards.
08 Aug 2018
New regulations to bring mandatory licensing to all multi-occupied properties where there are five or more people, forming two or more separate households.
The latest BCIS review of construction resource costs shows that costs have generally risen between 1.5% to 3.5% over the last 12 months, however the picture is not the same across all trades.
07 Aug 2018
The deadline for regulated firms in the UK to transition away from Ombudsman Services: Property (OS:P) has now passed.
01 Aug 2018
The European Commission has published the state of play of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
30 Jul 2018
It’s been a year since a global coalition of organisations working in the construction sector launched the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) in Canada last July.
27 Jul 2018
Preliminaries as a percentage of contracts have fallen in the last two quarters for which figures are available (4Q2017 and 1Q2018).
26 Jul 2018
BCIS has launched a ‘Component Life Expectancy Survey’ online.
The BCIS Online featured project for July 2018, submitted by Selway Joyce Partnership, is a recently tendered £9.35m luxury, detached, 1,253m2 Georgian style manor house in Surrey.
25 Jul 2018
Some materials prices in the infrastructure sector have risen in the first few months of 2018.
23 Jul 2018
The BCIS five-year forecast for the facilities management sector shows maintenance costs rising 19.0% over the next five years, while cleaning costs rise 26.7%.
When you are buying a home with a mortgage and therefore borrowing money, a lender’s valuation is usually required to establish that the price you are paying for the property represents the home’s ‘market value’.
RICS regulation is going to undertake its first thematic Review. This is research, with the help of the research company Research by Design, into a specific area of risk in surveying work, practice, or the implementation of a standard.
20 Jul 2018
The costs of maintaining and operating buildings of different functions can vary significantly.
19 Jul 2018
The annual updates to the BCIS Residential rebuilding cost models were published on 5 July, alongside some changes to the Reinstatement calculator.
18 Jul 2018
These 12 competitors represent Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and China, Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa, North America, Oceania, South East Asia, South and Central America, South Asia and the UK.
05 Jul 2018
On the 29 June 2018, RICS Matrics held their annual AGM. The RICS Matrics UK Board and local group chairmen from across the UK gathered for a full afternoon induction session, which covered priorities for 2018-19, the value of RICS Matrics and the importance of sharing best practice as well as coming together to witness the inauguration of this years Chairman, Anna Keys.
01 Jul 2018
We have published new rules for the Designated Professional Body (DPB) scheme. The scheme enables us to regulate our firms for general insurance distribution activities, on behalf of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
29 Jun 2018
Thanks to the 2018 Property Marketing Awards (PMA), one vital bed space has been donated to our Pledge150 campaign – in partnership with LandAid – which aims to deliver at least 150 bed spaces for young homeless people.
28 Jun 2018
After almost 1,200 entries and over two weeks of deliberation, our regional judging panels of experts, RICS professionals and partners have narrowed the list down to a total of just 48 competitors.
The new survey of the profession is now open and we would welcome your views on our current performance and future priorities.
27 Jun 2018
RICS’ Data Services team has been appointed by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, to produce construction price level indicators across Europe for 2019 and 2020. The project will be led by Aaron Wright, RICS Head of International Data.
26 Jun 2018
The average annual running cost of secondary schools is in the region of £65 per m2 of gross internal floor area, according to the latest Occupancy cost plan published by BCIS.
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