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08 Feb 2018
The UK housing market has started the new year off in a similar fashion to the closing stages of 2017, according to the January 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
After the release of the latest UK Residential Market Survey, we take a closer look at the markets in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
06 Feb 2018
Ombudsman Services has announced that it will no longer be offering alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services with regard to building surveyors, managing agents, estate agents and letting agents, and their services, from 6 August 2018.
Simon Rubinsohn, 05 Feb 2018
The economy ended 2017 on a relatively firm note if the prelimary estimate for GDP covering the final three months of the year is to be believed.
Sean Tompkins, 02 Feb 2018
RICS has received a number of enquiries in response to the recent President’s Club dinner in London.
02 Feb 2018
RICS has released our gender pay report. This report is required by UK legislation.
Hew Edgar, 01 Feb 2018
RICS' goal, as a professional institution, is to deliver healthy and vibrant land and property sectors as a key pillar of a thriving economy.There are numerous issues that have arisen during the Brexit debate that could have implications for our sectoral remit.
Dr Patrice Cairns, 01 Feb 2018
In the close of 2017, the Department of Finance published a briefing on the Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20. The document sets out the broad issues and challenges that an incoming Executive will face in making decisions around a budget for 2018-19 and 2019-20 (and 2020-21 for Capital).
Kim Bailey, 01 Feb 2018
Close to 1,000 construction professionals recently attended our largest global event - the Greater Manchester Quantity Surveying (QS) & Construction Dinner - where £11,500 was raised to help house the young homeless.
01 Feb 2018
RICS has updated its Property Measurement Professional Statement to incorporate the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings.
Alongside the release of the RICS UK Construction and Infrastructure Market Survey, we take a look at the devolved region's construction sector.
There is optimism for construction workloads in the UK, despite uncertainties around Brexit weighing on investment decisions, and various market constraints, according to the results of the Q4 2017 RICS Construction and Infrastructure Market Survey.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 01 Feb 2018
We have updated our Property Measurement Professional Statement to incorporate the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings.
Kim Bailey, 30 Jan 2018
Our iconic HQ on Parliament Square, London – built in 1899 - has been recreated out of Lego in recognition of our 150th anniversary this year.
30 Jan 2018
Meet Kate Charrington, a residential surveyor with Countrywide, recently elected RICS Matrics Chair in Surrey, and a prolific vlogger on LinkedIn helping to inspire more people to come into surveying from wider and diverse backgrounds. Read Kate’s story.
The RICS regulatory board is looking at how we can strengthen the value proposition of firm regulation, and make it easier for clients to identify firms regulated by RICS.
29 Jan 2018
The consultation on international standard by a coalition of over 30 not-for-profit organisations - International Land Measurement Standards (ILMS) – is now open for comments.
Simon Rubinsohn, 29 Jan 2018
The Q4 2017 RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor, which has just been released, suggests that sentiment remains generally upbeat across the majority of real estate markets covered by the survey.
Six leading institutions, and two of the UK’s biggest employers, have launched the Conflict Avoidance Pledge, aiming to put an end to the number of disputes in construction and engineering.
25 Jan 2018
Alongside today's release of the RICS UK Commercial Market Survey, we take a look at the devolved regions' industrial, office and retail markets.
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.
John Hughes FRICS, 24 Jan 2018
Of the many charges levelled against political and business elites, perhaps the most damning is that they have abandoned the interests of society.
24 Jan 2018
Technology has risen up the agenda of most property companies recently. However, whilst there is a lot of noise about it, there is also confusion in the market about what it means and what property professionals should be doing about it.
22 Jan 2018
Virginia Harden Scott and David Robertson look at the potential for landowners investment in new Scottish woodlands.
19 Jan 2018
William Betts, Senior Associate at recruitment consultancy Macdonald & Company, shares his predictions for the FM sector in 2018.
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