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Delivering on our standards

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities The drive to professionalise the Facilities Management profession is one I have long been a strong advocate for. The current appetite for strong ethical and responsible business practices can only enhance and ...

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Cordant CEO taking steps to fight youth homelessness

Chris Kenneally, CEO of the Cordant Group, will be lacing up his walking boots and trekking 134 miles in just four days as he takes ‘steps’ to end youth homelessness. Kenneally will be walking to work from Monmouth in South Wales ...

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FMJ debate to discuss how should FM be redefined for the C21st?

FMJ is holding an RICS-IFMA debate at the RICS HQ on the evening of 25 October – with the topic for discussion being how should FM be redefined for the C21st? According to research by AMA, the FM market has ...

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RICS tackles ‘unfair’ property service charges

RICS has launched new mandatory requirements to ensure service charges to commercial tenants are transparent, upfront and fair, and that any costs incurred are in accordance with the terms of the occupational leases. The launch of the RICS professional Statement ...

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Positive response to RICS-IFMA procurement statement

Late last month, RICS in collaboration with IFMA released its first professional statement on procurement in facilities management. The announcement is a timely one, with attentions from both inside and outside the industry having been sharply focused on the ethics ...

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RICS launches its first UK procurement of FM professional statement

Today sees RICS launch its professional statement to reduce risk, increase transparency, and further trust in procurement in facilities management. The RICS Procurement of facility management, professional statement, UK 1st edition, was worked on in collaboration with IMFA, and also the ...

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World Workplace Europe

IFMA-RICS World Workplace Europe, which took place in Barcelona this year had as its theme: A People Business in the Digital World In the run up to IFMA-RICS World Workplace Europe, there was a lot of snap, crackle and perhaps ...

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RICS joins organisations from around the world to address fire safety standards

RICS has joined more than 30 organisations from around the world to develop landmark industry standards to address fire safety in buildings. The group, known as the International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition, was launched at the United Nations in ...

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New board appointments bolster IFMA UK and RICS collaboration

Four new Board appointments have been confirmed by the International Facility Management Association UK Chapter, which further strengthen its ties with the RICS FM Professional Group as part of the collaboration between the world’s two largest organisations representing the profession. Joining ...

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Women in property find a voice with Surveying Sisterhood Summit

A group of female RICS professionals and role models in the built environment sector have joined forces to front a new virtual summit. It will feature open and inspiring conversations about working in a male dominated industry, with the aim of ...

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