Read the latest surveying industry news and keep up with developments within RICS.
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01 Aug 2018
The European Commission has published the state of play of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
08 Aug 2018
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.
15 Aug 2018
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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.
New regulations to bring mandatory licensing to all multi-occupied properties where there are five or more people, forming two or more separate households.
07 Aug 2018
The deadline for regulated firms in the UK to transition away from Ombudsman Services: Property (OS:P) has now passed.
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.
20 Jun 2018
The BCIS Online featured project for June 2018, submitted by The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC), is the recently completed £17million Children's, Young People and Perinatal Mothers’ Hub in Woodthorpe, Nottingham.
19 Jun 2018
BCIS data and services can be used to assist surveyors in carrying out reinstatement cost assessments (RCA) for insurance purposes.
26 Jul 2018
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.
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%.
21 Jun 2018
In recent quarters, the BIS Tender Price Index of Public Sector Building Non-Housing (PUBSEC) has been producing erratic results.
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.
BCIS has launched a ‘Component Life Expectancy Survey’ online.
Sean Tompkins, 17 May 2018
Dame Judith Hackitt today published the final report into the independent review of building regulations and fire safety, which addresses the need for regulatory change, and proposes solutions to the gaps in UK building regulations.
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.
25 Jun 2018
Housebuilders’ costs rose 3.4% in the year to Q1 2018, according to the BCIS Private Housing Construction Price Index (PHCPI).
11 Jun 2018
Over the past 40 years, the UK’s housing surplus has become a shortfall. Michael Sander explores the causes of this national crisis and recommends some policy responses.
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.
25 Jul 2018
Some materials prices in the infrastructure sector have risen in the first few months of 2018.
20 Jul 2018
The costs of maintaining and operating buildings of different functions can vary significantly.
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).
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.
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.
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