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Gary Strong FRICS, 09 May 2018
Gary Strong looks at the value of automatic fire suppression systems, in an article based on a recent submission to the London Assembly consultation on installing or retrofitting sprinklers in all buildings.
10 Apr 2018
Alex Holliday, Associate Building Surveyor, Bowman Riley is taking on the tough challenge of running 127 miles from Liverpool to Leeds along the canal side in support of RICS' Pledge150 campaign, and children’s charity, SELFA.
27 Feb 2018
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shortly to come into force, Alexandre Euverte and Noirin McFadden advise businesses on how to ensure compliance.
05 Mar 2018
With news of Toys R Us and Maplin going into administration we want to start the debate, what is the future of the high street? And what role do surveyors play?
15 Mar 2018
Following the Grenfell Tower fire, Anthony Taylor and Richard Edwards offer a detailed rundown of the roles and responsibilities for ensuring safety.
21 Mar 2018
Bradley Parker stresses the importance of fire protection in a maintenance schedule.
Christopher Sullivan looks at the potential impact of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards on dilapidations claims.
Gary Strong FRICS, 03 May 2018
Despite rapid globalisation, with investment flowing across borders, money pouring into built assets and increasing numbers of different professionals operating across the world, the industry currently lacks a consistent set of high-level principles for design, construction and management of buildings for fire safety.
17 Apr 2018
The rapid advancement of technology is impacting the day to day role of professionals working in the built environment sector, which in turn is changing the skills profile necessary for those entering the industry.
Dr Patrice Cairns, 15 Mar 2018
Following the briefing on the Department of Finances’ Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20, the Secretary of State has announced a Northern Ireland Budget for the financial period 2018-2019.
16 May 2018
Chartered surveyors as well as RICS staff took part in three tough challenges in the North of England to raise funds for our Pledge150 campaign – in partnership with LandAid - which aims to deliver at least 150 bed spaces for young homeless people.
Ursula Hartenberger, 25 Oct 2016
Our sector is complex. It has many stakeholders with different interests and needs and we often find that there is disconnect between delivery and operation as developers may not have a direct connection with end-users. This fragmentation is a problem.
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.
Matthew Howell, 21 Jun 2017
This update, for the UK profession, provides a summary of our actions and UK government requirements in response to the Grenfell Tower fire.
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.
18 Apr 2017
Great British Buildings: Restoration of the Year is a series on Channel 4 following RICS professionals as they judge the best restoration projects in the UK.
We are proud to be part of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards, one of the UK’s prestigious Asian events, celebrating Britain’s remarkable and often unsung Asian heroines, who have demonstrated ongoing commitment and success in their chosen sectors and who provide significant value to their communities.
Tamara Hooper, 01 Jun 2018
RICS support the development of T-Levels as a high quality, technical alternative to A levels, helping in the construct of the Design, Surveying and Planning pathway that forms one of the options within the Construction route way for the new T-Levels.
15 Jun 2018
With productivity proving a persistent issue, Anthony Walker explains how data can best be harnessed to boost output.
04 Aug 2017
So, who’s taking the lead with augmented reality, drones, BIM and blockchain? Here’s your answer…
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