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25 Sep 2017
Firms must adopt an open-minded culture if they are to attract and retain a diverse pool of talent - including tomorrow's leaders - according to former town planner, Saira Khan, a successful entrepreneur, TV personality, and the host of this year’s RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.
26 Sep 2017
With the use of technology in surveying growing and research showing that children aged 12 to 15 are spending an average of 13 hours a week gaming, could playing Minecraft or having a gaming background be new criteria on your graduate or apprenticeship applications?
25 Jul 2017
The Ministry of Defence’s Future Accommodation Model will enable military personnel to live in the private property market, affecting the lives of more than 160,000 servicemen, servicewomen and their families. Assistant Manager at Deloitte LLP Michael Griffith, and category winner of RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year 2016, describes his part in delivering this ambitious project.
22 Aug 2017
Whenever exam results are announced, young people inevitably think about their future and options, but how many are looking at a future in surveying?
16 Aug 2017
Imagine landing your first dream job, earning money while still studying for a degree. Not just that, you've been provided with an opportunity to work on one of the most iconic developments in the UK. We talk to five apprentices, who don’t need to imagine.
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.
18 Sep 2015
2016 is another Olympic Games year and, while we won’t be able to get to Rio, we will be celebrating with a special sports-themed RICS Matrics Chairman’s Challenge.
17 Aug 2017
We've issued a fresh call to female A-level talent to consider a career in the land, property and construction sectors, and help meet increasing demand for a more diverse workforce and profession, whilst bridging the skills gap.
A OnePoll survey commissioned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) found that while reception of the apprenticeship levy looks positive, findings indicate concern for the more immediate pipeline of skilled workers in the construction industry.
08 Sep 2017
Five of Northern Ireland’s most talented young property professionals are in the running for national industry accolades across four categories of the 2017 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.
Kim Bailey, 19 Nov 2016
A talented young company director from Liverpool has won the highly esteemed ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ title for his achievements in the property industry, after beating tough competition from all over the UK at the 2016 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.
David Keddie MRICS, 17 Jul 2017
As RICS turns 150 next year, RICS Matrics will continue to represent and support the next generation of surveyors in our profession. RICS Matrics has been doing this for over 128 years now. In my 10th year of being part of RICS Matrics, I am excited and honoured to be leading UK as Chair for the year 2017/18.
18 Nov 2017
A young director at the world's second largest real estate advisory firm has won the highly-esteemed ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ title - and the prize of a new car - for his outstanding achievements in the property industry at the 2017 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards (YSOYA).
31 May 2017
By the age of 32, Sophie Bullock MRICS had founded two successful surveying firms and also became the residential category winner in the 2016 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year awards. Sophie tells us how she made her dreams a reality in her own words.
08 Jun 2017
Our industry is on a digital journey; as technologies emerge then new surveying disciplines will need to evolve. Charlton Bland, Geomatics Consultant at Atkins and current Planning and Development RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year, discusses two ways they are advancing delivery to clients.
14 Mar 2016
Lucy Williams’ journey to date has been far from normal. Having attended five different schools, she couldn’t wait to exchange her uniform and pencil case for a hard hat and saw, and enrolled on to a multi-skills qualification in bricklaying, plastering and carpentry. Lucy now works for Arcadis as the UK Regional Sector Manager for Infrastructure and sits on the RICS Matrics UK Board — here’s her story.
13 Jun 2017
This year, the overall Young Surveyor of the Year 2017 will not only receive this top accolade and industry recognition as the rising star of the profession, but they will also win a Volvo V40 R-design — talk about adding some "va-va-voom".
13 Jul 2017
Victoria Mann MRICS, APC Mentor and Assessor as well as Asset Manager at Chancerygate shares her top tips in tackling some common stumbling blocks for candidates during their APC.
19 Oct 2015
Drone Technology has been hovering on the horizon for some years now and is finding its way into the day-to-day operations of many modern businesses.
12 Jul 2016
Shyam Visavadia has made a career out of being a champion for young surveying professionals. Shyam was a finalist in the RICS Matrics Surveyor of the Year Awards and has gone on to found the Graduate Surveyors network, helping young surveyors through the early stages of their career. Here, we learn what his experience was like entering the industry and moving to the Middle East.
22 Apr 2015
Former RICS Matrics Board member Henry Skinner MRICS tells us about his journey in to the world of surveying.
23 May 2016
The RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards has been open for a month and nominations are rolling in. We meet last year’s Commercial category award winner Alex Boyle and find out what this success has meant to his career.
22 May 2017
Director of Domec Limited Matthew Fedigan won big last year. His success at Domec not only led to him winning the Asset & Facilities Management category, but he also gained the coveted title of 'Young Surveyor of the Year'. Matt tells us about his journey and what it takes to be a winner.
Les Pickford, 07 Jan 2016
From improving productivity to changing behaviours, Dayle Bayliss FRICS looks at how to squeeze extra value from changing your office layout.
19 Apr 2016
Being chairman of any local or national volunteer group is a fine art and one which can present many challenges. Here we invite Rajesh Gohil MRICS, Chairman of RICS Matrics Leicester and Rutland, to share his top ten tips.
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