This section features the latest news, comments and press releases from our offices around the world, covering all aspects of surveying practice and also current developments within RICS.
The items you can see are based on your geographic location. The list may be refined by topic or professional group by checking the side-bar options, or you can search for keywords using the search facility.
Showing 1 - 11 of 11 results
Ursula Hartenberger, 27 Oct 2017
In recognition of the crucial role the built environment plays in reducing carbon emissions, the buildings sector will enjoy high levels of visibility at this years 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23). The annual climate change conference convened by the United Nations aims to move forward the commitments made at COP21 under the Paris Agreement in 2015. COP23 takes place from 6 to 17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany.
10 Jan 2018
The £60.9 billion annual spend on building maintenance (current prices) makes a significant contribution to the economy, accounting for over 3% of GDP.
25 Jan 2018
Industrial property is the clear outperformer in the UK Commercial market as retail continues to lag significantly, according to the Q4 2017 RICS UK Commercial Property Market Survey.
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.
Alessandra De Lisio, 26 Apr 2017
The length, costs and uncertainty of litigation is leading to an increased use of mediation to settle disputes out of court. How does it work in practice?
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.
18 Apr 2018
The BCIS five-year forecast for the facilities management sector shows maintenance costs rising 16.5% over the next five years, while cleaning costs rise 28%.
10 Mar 2018
RICS has sent an invitation to selected Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service providers to tender for ADR services covering surveying services such as home buyer reports, building surveys and valuations.
12 May 2018
Over 45 of Yorkshire and Humber’s most impressive and community beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at the annual RICS Awards, Yorkshire & Humber where Halifax’s transformed Piece Hall and state-of-the-art Central Library took the overall ‘Yorkshire & Humber Project of the Year’ title.
08 Mar 2018
We are proud to be part of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards, one of the UK’s prestigious Asian events, celebrating Britain’s remarkable and often unsung Asian heroines, who have demonstrated ongoing commitment and success in their chosen sectors and who provide significant value to their communities.
© RICS 2018
© RICS 2018