Rics in crisis


Liz Peace replaces Michael Bichard as RICS senior independent governor


Former British Property Federation boss among four new senior appointees at institution


More than half of construction professionals don’t measure embodied carbon, says RICS


Despite growing enthusiasm for green building, carbon measurement not impacting on material choice

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Housing demand still weak as mortgage affordability remains ‘stretched’, says RICS


Stabilisation of interest rates offers glimmer of hope to struggling sector

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RICS launches election manifesto ahead of party conferences


Body asks parties to commit to housing delivery strategy

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RICS publishes second edition of whole life carbon assessments standard


Updated version expanded to encompass all built assets across the world

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RICS names replacement members of standards and regulations board


Appointments follows last month’s mass walkout in protest at plans to break up the board

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All members of RICS standards and regulation board resign


Walkout follows governing council move to transfer responsibilities to newly created knowledge and practice committee

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RICS outlines its version of events on standards and regulation board resignations


Q&A published on institution’s website claims to explain why entire board walked out following row over responsibilities rejig

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RICS appoints real estate guru and former army captain as new CEO


Justin Young will lead organisation as it seeks to move on from 2021 governance scandal

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RICS role for Arcadis man


Simon Rawlinson to chair group’s Knowledge and Practice committee