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Martin Burns, 24 Apr 2017
In this time of changing economic and political direction, it is important that chartered surveyors acting as sole practitioners evolve and adapt their services and skills to enable their businesses to survive and thrive.
For decades there have been frequent discussions and proposals about using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to inspire harmony between participants in the planning process and speed up official decisions about planning matters.
05 Jun 2017
In 2013, the projected growth in London’s population led to the demand for Transport for London (TfL) to expand the capital’s rail network and open up areas for new development to increase access to jobs and social opportunities.
Martin Burns, 10 May 2017
People who act as expert witnesses perform a crucial role in judicial proceedings.
Martin Burns, 14 Aug 2017
Adjudication is a generic term for a range of procedures by which differences of opinion are referred to independent third parties, known as adjudicators. These adjudicators review evidence and/or make investigations, and then make decisions, which determine the outcome of disputes.
06 Nov 2017
A formal Strategic Alliance (Alliance) has been agreed between the Australian Property Institute (API) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
19 Oct 2017
RICS and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution partnered to deliver a masterclass in support of Mediation Awareness Week 2017, which is running from 14-20 October.
29 Jan 2018
Six leading institutions, and two of the UK’s biggest employers, have launched the Conflict Avoidance Pledge, aiming to put an end to the number of disputes in construction and engineering.
05 Dec 2017
The International Chamber of Commerce in the UK (ICC United Kingdom) has signed the Conflict Avoidance Pledge today, committing to work proactively with industry partners to avoid conflict by identifying, promoting and utilising conflict avoidance methods.
Alessandra De Lisio, 26 Apr 2017
The length, costs and uncertainty of litigation is leading to an increased use of mediation to settle disputes out of court. How does it work in practice?
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 Jun 2018
RICS was invited by the Scottish Government to discuss viable conflict avoidance strategies to help reduce the financial and reputational costs caused by disputes. A range of Scottish public bodies and local authorities were represented at the meeting to learn about conflict avoidance and early intervention, and to contribute to the discussions.
20 Jun 2018
RICS is pleased to announce that we have appointed the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) as our default Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Provider for regulated firms in the UK.
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