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RICS launches global Procurement of Facilities Management Code of Practice

Aimed at both public and private sector property professionals involved in an FM procurement process either within their territory, region or globally, the new global industry code sets out high-level steps to bring transparency and consistency. According to RICS, clients ...

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RICS announces wave of redundancies in response to the impact of Covid

Around 150 -170 RICS employees are at risk of redundancy Sean Tompkins, RICS Chief Executive Officer has announced. He said the decision followed: “An extensive review of the way RICS operates in order to chart a new way forward that ...

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Career Ladder talks to Sophie Sibley, environment and energy data analyst at SPIE UK

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? I actually started out at SPIE in a temp role after I finished University. During that period, I made sure I spoke with various people in the organisation ...

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Leesman & RICS-IFMA launch joint Covid-19 response group

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) collaboration is to throw its weight behind an emergency initiative by workplace assessment specialist Leesman, building a global pan-industry response group to the threat posed to ...

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IFMA-RICS joins Workplace Week London line up

Workplace Week London, the annual workplace festival managed by Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), returns for its ninth year on November 11, 2019. Thirty organisations have confirmed their support for the philanthropic week, which has raised funds for BBC Children in ...

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RICS launch new Awards

RICS’ new Social Impact Awards will search for the UK’s best built projects transforming lives & communities The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the world’s leading professional body for those who work in land, property, infrastructure and construction, has ...

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A call to arms

The RICS Integrated Property Services Conference 2019, which took place in London on 1 July, focused on how to build trust in the facilities management profession With a change in name from ‘Strategic FM Conference’ to ‘Integrated Property Services Conference’, ...

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Have your say on RICS’ Code of Practice: Procurement of FM

RICS is inviting comments on its new draft Code of Practice: Procurement of facility management. A global industry Code of Practice, Procurement of facility management is aimed at property professionals involved in a facility management procurement process either within their ...

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Event marks a wake-up call to FMs to address single use plastic

A special event, The Last Straw: single use plastic in the built environment, which was held recently at the RICS headquarters by the IFMA UK team and FMJ, featured leading environmental campaigners – with a call to arms for FMs ...

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Professionalising FM

There are a series of clear career pathways to professional development in facilities management available from RICS/IFMA, explains Paul Bagust, Global Property Standards Director, RICS The IFMA-RICS collaboration was established in 2016 to advance standards and professionalism in FM worldwide. ...

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