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15 Mar 2018
Inflation in resource costs for maintenance work has risen between 2% and 5%, however the picture is not the same across all trades.
We're launching the new Inspire programme in April 2018, which will engage with over 9,000 school students in year one - and we need your help to make it a success.
14 Mar 2018
Day one at MIPIM saw RICS explain how we are leading the debate on the future of the industry on a global scale. Here’s a round-up from the first day.
Concerns about the availability of bricks and roof tiles are being reported by housebuilders.
10 Mar 2018
RICS has sent an invitation to selected Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service providers to tender for ADR services covering surveying services such as home buyer reports, building surveys and valuations.
Jeffrey Matsu, 09 Mar 2018
Harnessing the creative energy of tech savvy youth into productive careers in the built environment will help us deliver the industrial transformation that society urgently requires to tackle issues related to the economy, environment and social mobility.
09 Mar 2018
We have jointly produced a new residential mortgage Disclosure Form – alongside UK Finance, the Home Builders Federation and Homes for Scotland - for use during residential conveyancing. It aims to simplify the flow of information to all the key parties involved in the purchase of a mortgage, and improve transparency.
08 Mar 2018
This year, on International Women's Day (8 March) we're asking property firms to make their female role models more visible, and break down any barriers that prevent them from progressing in to leadership positions.
05 Mar 2018
RICS will use the influential platform at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference in Washington D.C. to canvass for further input on the ground-breaking International Land Measurement Standards (ILMS).
The 11th National Apprenticeships Week (NAW) 2018 runs from 5 to 9 March 2018, and what better way to celebrate than to meet apprentice surveyor, Jonathan Springer of JLL.
28 Feb 2018
Governing Council election result: Strategic seat for Land
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 26 Feb 2018
The third building class in the series of International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) has been released.
22 Feb 2018
Tender prices for civil engineering work are expected to grow 29% over the next five years, rising faster than costs throughout the period as infrastructure construction output continues to grow.
21 Feb 2018
The BCIS Online featured project for February 2018, submitted by Gleeds, is the recently tendered £233,742,823 Specialist and critical care centre in Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran.
20 Feb 2018
Commercial construction output for 2017 as a whole shows quite strong growth of 5%. However, in the second half of 2017, output fell by 5% compared with the first half.
19 Feb 2018
BCIS is receiving an increasing number of projects let on target cost contracts. There are now over 200 health projects let through Procure 21+ on the BCIS database, most of which were let on NEC target cost contracts.
We have reviewed our pathways to professional qualification, which will launch on 1 August 2018. We’re publishing the new content now so, if you’re a candidate, employer, assessor or have an interest in RICS assessments, you can see the changes.
Robert Mallett, 14 Feb 2018
Most of us are familiar with the Oyster Card and contactless ticketing technology that has made major improvements to the travel experience across London.
12 Feb 2018
The BCIS average prices section provides a statistical analysis of the costs of projects, which can be used to provide a budget for a project. The costs can be adjusted for location and date.
09 Feb 2018
We are making a number of changes to the rules of our 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).
A recent court case highlights the importance of order of cost estimates to set reasonable budgets and elemental cost planning in ensuring that a design develops within budget.
The Tender Price Indices for 2017 have been revised. The latest recalculation shows that prices rose strongly throughout the year.
Sean Tompkins, 02 Feb 2018
RICS has received a number of enquiries in response to the recent President’s Club dinner in London.
02 Feb 2018
RICS has released our gender pay report. This report is required by UK legislation.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 01 Feb 2018
We have updated our Property Measurement Professional Statement to incorporate the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings.
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