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  • Debate: What is the future of the high street?
    Matrics

    Debate: What is the future of the high street?

    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?

  • Matrics Chairman's Challenge 2018
    Matrics

    Matrics Chairman's Challenge 2018

    Each year the Matrics Chairman is given the task of raising £5000 for their chosen charity. This year, I am raising money for the mental health charity MIND.

  • RICS Young Surveyor of the Year: Planning for an exceptional career

    RICS Young Surveyor of the Year: Planning for an exceptional career

    Jonathan Manns has achieved more by his early thirties than most of us could hope to accomplish in a lifetime. His passion for urban planning, marked by accomplishments in professional and public life, have resulted in impactful leadership and sustained achievement.

  • Be a game changer: Two technologies your firm should adopt
    Matrics

    Be a game changer: Two technologies your firm should adopt

    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.

  • How many surveyors can list whale re-location on their CVs?
    Project management

    How many surveyors can list whale re-location on their CVs?

    It is all in a day’s work for Associate Project Manager at AECOM Matthew McBrien MRICS, winner of last year's Project Management RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year. Matthew tells us about his strangest project to date and reveals his top tips to manage seemingly insurmountable challenges.

  • From gamer to surveyor
    Matrics

    From gamer to surveyor

    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?