The two cultures rift

Osborne, Helen
March 2002
EG: Estates Gazette;3/30/2002, Issue 213, p84
Trade Publication
Discusses the advice of RICS chairman Paul Winter on how property companies offer management advice with losing the trust of their clients. Results of combining management consultancy with property specialties; Importance of making the separation between consultancy and property deals clear; Concern of Winter over the training of surveyors in the business world.


Related Articles

  • We must do more for jobless. Kerr, Patricia // EG: Estates Gazette;3/28/2009, Issue 912, p38 

    The author reflects on how the real estate business in Great Britain can address the impact of mass layoffs in the midst of an economic downturn. She cites the lack of transparency as the primary factor that hinders the industry to properly assess the effects of the recession and formulate...

  • Work, don't swot.  // EG: Estates Gazette;1/12/2002, Issue 202, p90 

    Presents information on the final assessment interview of candidates who were trained as real estate surveyor under the program Assessment of Professional Competence of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Great Britain. Requirements of the program; Selection of competency and...

  • The Institution and Society. Grafton, Peter // Appraisal Journal;Apr80, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p182 

    Presents an excerpt from the author's presidential address, delivered during the general meeting of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, held in November 1978. Skills of chartered surveyors in Great Britain; Importance of harnessing technological developments; Identification of...

  • Cover story: Value call. Milner, Leah // Mortgage Strategy (Online Edition);8/14/2013, p35 

    The article focuses on the shortage of surveyors available or willing to take on valuation work in Great Britain. It was found that surveyors face too much risk for too little reward which is why so many are turning away from residential business, resulting in unacceptable-valuation delays as...

  • Diary.  // EG: Estates Gazette;6/2/2012, Issue 1222, p118 

    The article presents updates on the property sector in Great Britain as of June 2, 2012. John Forbes of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC) chose to ride his Brompton bicycle for the trip to give a talk at Cambridge University. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) was issued with a...

  • Untitled. Forrester, Peter; Highmore, Sue // EG: Estates Gazette;12/13/2014, Issue 802, p15 

    The article reports on the revised Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) information paper to ensure a smooth handover of the service charge between outgoing and incoming managing agent during the sale of a mutli-let commercial property. Topics discussed include the guidelines for...

  • Out of alignment. Jin, Saleem; Tsourikova, Svetlana // EG: Estates Gazette;11/14/2009, Issue 945, p100 

    The article outlines the results of the study titled "Effects of the Credit Crunch on UK Office Property and Service Charges" conducted by London Business School (LBS) in England. Results show a greater awareness among respondents about the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) code of...

  • In brief.  // EG: Estates Gazette;3/6/2004, Issue 410, p38 

    Presents news briefs on the real estate business in Great Britain as of March 6, 2004. Proposal by RICS to increase government incentives for employers to provide housing for their workers; Sale of the allocation of flats for Dock 9 at Salford Quays by Peel Holdings; Acquisition of the Sharman...

  • In brief.  // EG: Estates Gazette;12/9/2006, Issue 649, p30 

    The article presents news briefs concerning the real estate market in Great Britain as of December 9, 2006. The government has approved the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors to regulate members carrying out home inspections. Lee Richards, director of Richards Gray, said that a lack of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics