Rics in crisis

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RICS rebuffs calls for investigation into staff furloughing during pandemic

2021-10-19T05:00:00+01:00By

Group of current and former employees allege they were furloughed for being too pro-membership

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Open letter to the RICS: permanent changes members want to see

2021-10-15T05:00:00+01:00

Building contacted new chief Richard Collins to let him know your concerns before the external review into the institution’s purpose, governance and strategy gets underway

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RICS names new interim chief executive under management rejig prompted by scathing Levitt report

2021-10-13T14:12:00+01:00By

Justice sector veteran Richard Collins appointed to role alongside new leadership team

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RICS launches new code of practice for members

2021-10-11T05:00:00+01:00By

Changes come into effect next February

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Government suggests candidates to lead RICS’ ‘future purpose’ review

2021-10-06T05:00:00+01:00By

Four names put forward by Cabinet Office believed to be retired civil servants

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Non-executives whose dismissals sparked RICS crisis criticise group’s public apology

2021-10-05T05:00:00+01:00By

Four raise doubts over statement’s sincerity

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RICS issues grovelling public apology to wrongfully dismissed non-executives

2021-09-30T15:44:00+01:00By

External review into the institution’s future purpose also set to start within weeks

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RICS reforms: what changes do members want after bombshell report?

2021-09-27T05:01:00+01:00

Four of the RICS’ senior team resigned this month following Alison Levitt’s report into a governance scandal. We asked members what they thought of the report’s findings and how the institution needs to change

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Clear out RICS’ governing council and replace it with newly elected members, boss of global law firm says

2021-09-27T05:00:00+01:00By

Secretariat managing director Paul Roberts adds membership of the council should be ‘immediately reviewed’

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Levitt’s warts-and-all report must lead to real change at the RICS

2021-09-17T05:00:00+01:00By

Members want a more transparent organisation representing them – and they want their voices to be heard

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Sean Tompkins will not receive full £260,000 bonus, RICS confirms

2021-09-15T05:00:00+01:00By

Institute’s former chief executive will lose out on £190,000 payout following resignation last week in wake of QC’s damning review

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Can the RICS become fit for purpose again?

2021-09-13T09:00:00+01:00By

Only root-and-branch reform can restore the professional body’s credibility after the mass resignation of the senior management team, Richard Steer says

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Gleeds chairman in withering attack on RICS leadership after resignations bloodbath

2021-09-13T06:38:00+01:00By

Richard Steer said findings of independent report into governance scandal were an ‘appalling advert for our profession’

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RICS Levitt review: Tell us what you think should happen next

2021-09-10T07:19:00+01:00

RICS members’ concerns about governance failures have been vindicated by this week’s independent review, so where should the institution go from here?

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Independent review into the RICS scandal: key findings

2021-09-10T07:02:00+01:00By

Bombshell report by Alison Levitt QC that led to resignation of four of the RICS’ senior team explained

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RICS governance scandal: Coverage all in one place

2021-09-10T05:00:00+01:00

All our coverage of the institution’s governance review

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Heads roll at RICS as chief executive and president go following governance scandal report

2021-09-09T13:17:00+01:00By

Sean Tompkins and Kathleen Fontana among four senior figures to quit in wake of debacle

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Sean Tompkins in talks to resign as RICS chief executive

2021-09-09T09:16:00+01:00By

Move comes ahead of press conference today announcing findings of review into body’s governance scandal

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QC delivers review into RICS governance scandal

2021-08-12T11:59:00+01:00By

Independent barrister advises institution to carefully consider findings before taking action

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Materials prices set to rise 10% over next year, RICS warns

2021-08-05T08:09:00+01:00By

Latest increase would be 3% above projected growth in tender prices