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Hew Edgar, 01 Feb 2018
RICS' goal, as a professional institution, is to deliver healthy and vibrant land and property sectors as a key pillar of a thriving economy.There are numerous issues that have arisen during the Brexit debate that could have implications for our sectoral remit.
Kim Bailey, 01 Feb 2018
Close to 1,000 construction professionals recently attended our largest global event - the Greater Manchester Quantity Surveying (QS) & Construction Dinner - where £11,500 was raised to help house the young homeless.
Mike Swain, 23 Nov 2017
Three familiar themes emerged from the RICS Telecoms conference 2017 – connectivity, community and collaboration. Mike Swain, Editor of the Land Journal reports.
Kim Bailey, 10 Oct 2017
LionHeart, the charity for RICS professionals, provides a wide range of support to help members reduce workplace stress and anxiety. Here — to coincide with World Mental Health Day on 10 October — we look at some of the charity’s most influential initiatives that are actively making a real difference in improving mental health.
09 Jan 2018
A chartered surveyor, and one of LionHeart’s mental health ambassadors, is writing a series of blogs that will explore the issue of mental health in the property sector.
Kim Bailey, 30 Jan 2018
Our iconic HQ on Parliament Square, London – built in 1899 - has been recreated out of Lego in recognition of our 150th anniversary this year.
Hew Edgar, 11 Jan 2018
In October 2017, RICS submitted evidence the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) call for evidence on EEA-workers in the UK labour market.
Ursula Hartenberger, 17 Jan 2018
With Brexit negotiations now fully under way, a whole host of questions have arisen on how Brexit will affect the UK and the EU’s sustainability agenda, its existing commitments, and ambitions going forward.
Hew Edgar, 16 Jan 2018
Membership of the EU provides the UK with access to a number of EU funding streams – notably, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). A loss of these funding streams could have negative consequences for infrastructure investment and development.
17 Oct 2017
With gavels at the ready, young RICS professionals took the rostrum earlier this week to compete in our bi-annual RICS Matrics Auction Competition.
20 Nov 2017
The Pledge150 campaign will see RICS partnering with property industry charity LandAid, to lead the built environment sector in raising £2.25m for the provision of 150 bed spaces across all 12 UK regions by December 2018. The kick-off event raised £127,000 towards the £2.25m target.
19 Dec 2017
In an effort to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness during winter – and the Christmas season - RICS has joined forces with property industry charity, LandAid to launch a campaign to deliver more bed spaces for young homeless people across all 12 UK regions.
Kim Bailey, 22 Apr 2017
The new national centre for the Written Word — known as The Word — in South Shields won four awards at the 2017 RICS Awards, North East, including overall ‘Project of the Year’.
22 Dec 2017
The RICS annual housing market forecast shows a flat national prediction for 2018. But the forecast highlights growth in some regions counterbalanced by price declines in others.
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