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16 Oct 2017
We recently caught up with Haidee Gonsalves MRICS, an inspirational shortlistee for the Women of the Future, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction Award. She tells us more about advocates for women in the profession and phenomenal role models she's met so far.
06 Nov 2017
With the Women of the Future Award winners being announced later this month, we caught up with the Anna Carolina Menezes-Dowson, one of the five inspirational women to be shortlisted in the Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction category, to talk about her career to date and her role models.
John Hughes FRICS, 08 Nov 2017
I’m honoured to take on the RICS Presidency as we prepare to celebrate our 150th anniversary in 2018.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 09 Oct 2017
Unusually, by the time I hand over the Presidency, I will have been in office for nearly 17 months. This has been an incredible period of my life, and it has been a real honour to represent our profession around the world, working with our fabulous staff teams.
08 Nov 2017
With a week to go until the winner of the Women of the Future, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction Award is announced we chatted to shortlisted candidate Sue McElroy about her career choices hopes for the future.
David Morgan, 25 Oct 2017
In association with our partners in the Homes 4 Wales Alliance, RICS last week held a highly stimulating and successful roundtable discussion on the implications of Brexit for Housing and construction in Wales.
Tamara Hooper, 05 Sep 2017
Yesterday, the Chancellor convened the first meeting of the Government and the three Northern Metro Mayors to discuss regional growth, housing, and infrastructure. While employment in the North may be at a record high, Ministers believe that more can be done and will ask the region to continue to build upon its £102 billion economy.
Hew Edgar, 01 Sep 2017
The Scottish Conservatives have announced a number of measures to tackle the housing crisis in Scotland, referencing the RICS Scottish Housing Commission, published in July 2014.
Dan Hughes, 08 Nov 2017
Technology and changing expectations of employees is re-imagining the workplace. Although it was once predicted that remote working would entirely negate the need for offices, in fact we are seeing a greater variety of non-traditional workspaces appear, to support the wellbeing and productivity of all those utilising the space.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 06 Nov 2017
As climate change exerts even more of malignant influence on rural livelihoods in the developing world, it really is time to consider how many of these affected nations will deal with what are essentially ‘internally displaced’ climate refugees. What measures can be used to alleviate some of the pressures on land and rapidly growing but unplanned urban environments?
02 Nov 2017
There is an increasing trend in infrastructure and construction procurement exercises to include an assessment and evaluation of behavioural characteristics of individuals within tendering teams.
25 Sep 2017
The adoption of regulated internationally recognised standards can increase the UK’s ability to attract private infrastructure investment to offset the fall in public sector spending, according to our new paper which was launched at the Labour Party Conference today.
The Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA) scooped the top ‘UK Project of the Year’ title at this year’s industry leading RICS Awards Grand Final, making it the second year in a row that a West Midlands built project has won the prestigious accolade.
Jeffrey Matsu, 22 Nov 2017
The Chancellor of the Exchequer entered today’s Budget beleaguered by doubt, and the performance he delivered did little to address structural concerns.
Lewis Johnston, 16 Nov 2017
Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget, we are calling on government to take urgent action to ensure the delivery of affordable homes, fill funding gaps for vital infrastructure, and boost skills to ensure the delivery of both.
10 Nov 2017
With less than a week until the Women of the Future, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction Award winner is announced, we caught up with the last of the five women shortlisted for this award to talk about her career, passion for the construction industry and work to inspire the next generation.
Stephanie Bentley, 13 Nov 2017
Increasing urbanisation, climate change and pressure on public sector budgets are just some of the issues facing our cities today. How can data and technology help? We supported the recent Smart Cities and Communities conference to share insight from industry leaders. Here’s what we learned:
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.
16 Nov 2017
The Duke of Cambridge will, on Friday 17 November, attend the launch event for the RICS Pledge150 campaign at its Headquarters in Parliament Square.
18 Nov 2017
A young director at one of the largest real estate advisory firms 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).
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