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RICS revises Rules of Conduct with emphasis on diversity and inclusion

RICS, the global professional body for chartered surveyors has launched new Rules of Conduct, which set out the core principles of professional practice for RICS’ regulated members and firms worldwide. The revised ethical rules launched on 11 October include explicit requirements ...

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RICS announces consultation on new International Building Operating Standard

RICS is developing a data led, people centric, holistic standard benchmarking framework, referred to as IBOS (International Building Operating Standard), which goes beyond the traditional ways of measuring building performance, and places user experience at its heart. This person-centred and ...

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Four members of RICS leadership team step down

RICS’ CEO Sean Tompkins, President Kath Fontana, Interim Chair of Governing Council, Chris Brooke, and Chair of the Management Board, Paul Marcuse have all stood down from their posts following a governance scandal which has thrown the Institute into turmoil. ...

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Built environment is not moving fast enough to decarbonise building stock

The latest annual sustainability report produced by RICS and World Built Environment Forum has revealed while the built environment is going in the right direction, it is still not moving fast enough to decarbonise building stock. The 2021 report, which ...

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FM industry has recovered from lockdown and ready for the new workplace, says BCIS forecast

The FM industry has largely recovered from the economic downturn brought about by the lockdowns and is coming to terms with the new working environment, according to the latest forecast by the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) from RICS. However ...

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RICS Event: The evolution of the office from a place of work to a service

Long before a global pandemic defined our daily lives, many were already debating the relevance of the workplace in an era defined by wireless technology. 2020 has refocused that debate, showing many the importance of a place to come together ...

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RICS survey suggests majority of workers will return to the office after COVID-19

Up to 80 per cent of workers could return to the office after lockdown, according to FMs questioned for the latest RICS UK Facilities Management Survey. With the UK vaccination programme taking hold across the country, respondents believe employees could ...

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European FM Provider report launched to improve market transparency

The current pandemic has brought the importance of facility management into the spotlight, as organisations around the globe reassess their real estate requirements. Within this climate, Drees & Sommer in collaboration with RICS has launched the first ever European FM ...

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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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