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18 Apr 2018
Lawrence Melton is the CEO and President of The Building People, a global real estate and FM operations organisation he founded in 2013 with the ambition of driving efficiency, investment and performance for its clients. He has more than 20 years’ experience working in FM for the Federal Government, including a long term at the White House.
09 May 2018
Renting is not just a young person’s game. Ahead of his appearance as a panellist at the upcoming RICS Residential Property Conference, David Bond, Head of PRS & Build to Rent of PRSim provides an update on the changing face of renters.
Sander Scheurwater, 09 Mar 2018
Due to the rapid development of online technology, the European Union is having to pay increasing attention to data handling and cybercrime. How will GDPR affect real estate professionals?
10 Apr 2018
Alex Holliday, Associate Building Surveyor, Bowman Riley is taking on the tough challenge of running 127 miles from Liverpool to Leeds along the canal side in support of RICS' Pledge150 campaign, and children’s charity, SELFA.
11 May 2018
Scott McMillan, FRICS, is Advisor In The Office Of The Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Scott is not only a well-respected and highly experienced facilities management executive, but a member of IFMA and a Chartered Electrical Engineer too.
19 Apr 2018
Debra Ward is Strategy and Growth Director, Corporate Solutions, EMEA for JLL, where she, along with her team, help clients achieve their ambitions using new thinking and innovative property, workplace and facilities strategies.
21 Mar 2018
Bradley Parker stresses the importance of fire protection in a maintenance schedule.
Gary Strong FRICS, 30 May 2018
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors. Gary Strong offers advice on the regulatory regime.
Paul Bagust, 23 Apr 2018
The recent IFMA-RICS Raising the Bar report found that FM as an industry is still focussed on cost and not adding the strategic value it can. Is this focus on cost driving unethical business practices? Is the Carillion collapse an indication of a fundamentally broken business model for outsourced service delivery?
14 May 2018
Not having a place to call home is one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves in, and as stress is the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), we're urging the property industry to get behind our campaign to deliver more homes for young homeless people.
Abdul Choudhury, 20 Apr 2018
Labour has just announced a new housing green paper, setting out its housing policy for discussion.
12 Apr 2018
Studies have shown that millennials are expected to have an enormous impact on the housing market. Associate Dean and Director of the School of Real Estate, RICS School of Built Environment, Sunil Agarwal FRICS explains why it is critical for us to understand the way they think to ensure we don't alienate future home buyers.
23 Mar 2018
Mediation is growing rapidly in popularity as a dynamic and multi-faceted practice in many countries, which has been increasingly integrated into both new and existing legislation.
Abdul Choudhury, 11 Apr 2018
Government have put forwards strong measures to tackle poor space standards and overcrowding in the Private Rental Sector (PRS) with a potential fine of up to £30,000 for those who fail to comply.
Abdul Choudhury, 10 Apr 2018
The government has introduced new measures to professionalise the estate agent market, coupled with the same efforts in the managing and letting agents market.
Emma Wharton, FRICS, is Client and Customer Director for the Palace of Westminster’s Restoration and Renewal Programme at the UK Parliament.
Tamara Hooper, 22 May 2018
RICS welcomes any attempt to improve standards and consumer outcomes, however it must be done in a holistic way and not be implemented through piecemeal legislation.
16 May 2018
Chartered surveyors as well as RICS staff took part in three tough challenges in the North of England to raise funds for our Pledge150 campaign – in partnership with LandAid - which aims to deliver at least 150 bed spaces for young homeless people.
26 Apr 2018
In Commercial Real Estate (CRE), which forms part of the Global Corporates division at Lloyds Bank, they want to create the best customer experience, so it is critical that all their real estate colleagues are able to undertake the most relevant and effective training.
Matthew Howell, 21 Jun 2017
This update, for the UK profession, provides a summary of our actions and UK government requirements in response to the Grenfell Tower fire.
08 May 2018
RICS Data Services are working with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER) to maintain and update the EU Building Stock Observatory (BSO).
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 03 Apr 2018
On 1 May 2018, the RICS Property Measurement Professional Statement 2nd Edition becomes mandatory for all our professionals and regulated firms.
10 May 2018
House prices at a national level dipped marginally in April, while they continue to fall in London and the South East in particular, according to the April 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
25 Apr 2018
Global leader in facilities management Kath Fontana FRICS has been elected to the role of Senior Vice President of RICS.
The momentum in the UK housing market continues to slow, as buyer demand falls for the twelfth consecutive month, according to the March 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
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