Events

RICS North West CPD Day

Date:
Organiser: RICS
Location: Cottons Hotel, Knutsford WA16 0SU

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has brought together experts on a wide range of subjects and arranged 18 sessions in one day all at one venue.

Time:

0900hrs-1700hrs

Programme:

0900 – 0930 Registration

0930 – 1000 Welcome & Introduction

  • Kevin Wood, Walker Sime

Keynote Address

  • Louise Morrissey, director of land and planning, Peel Group

1005-1055 Session 1

  • (a) Construction & Contract Law Update
  • Robert Langley, Muckle LLP
  • (b) Recent Landlord and Tenant and Property Cases
  • Jeremy Steele & Alan Walker, Cobbetts
  • (c) Environmental Regulations and Practice Update
  • Tim Elliott, Elliott Environmental Surveyors

1055 – 1115 Refreshment break

1120 – 1210 Session 2

  • (a) The Bribery Act
  • Neil Warwick, Dickinson Dees LLP
  • (b) Rating Update
  • Patrick Bond, The Valuation Office Agency
  • (c) Trees and Climate Change
  • Jeremy Barrell, Barrell Tree Consultancy

1215 – 1305 Session 3

  • (a) Protect and Survive – the building surveyor's role in new technologies
  • Trevor Rushton, Watts Group
  • (b) Cloud cover – Why the real estate industry should embrace cloud computing
  • Bob Thompson, Remit Consulting LLP
  • (c) Flood Risk Management
  • Ben Hughes, Environment Agency

1305 – 1400 Lunch

1405 – 1455 Session 4

  • (a) Dilapidations Update
  • Ralph Bullivant & Matthew Forrest, Hill Dickinson
  • (b) Reducing the Pain of Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Emma Vigus, Howden Professional Risk
  • (c) Secure and Resilient Buildings – from Strategy to Delivery
  • Mark Whyte, TPS

1500 – 1550 Session 5

  • (a) Life Cycle Costing
  • Joe Martin, BCIS
  • (b) Japanese Knotweed Solutions
  • Mike Clough, Japanese Knotweed Solutions
  • (c) LERO – Land Exclusion Revocation Order
  • Neil Warwick, Dickinson Dees LLP

1550 – 1605 Refreshment break

1610 – 1700 Session 6

  • (a) Timber Predators – identification & cure!
  • Keith Gilby, Peter Cox
  • (b) Commercial Property Forum
  • James Naylor, Lupton Fawcett LLP
  • (c) Professional Ethics – an ever changing landscape
  • David Pilling, RICS Head of Global Regulatory Standards and Ethics

1700 Close

Full day costs:

  • RICS member – £125.00 + £25.00 VAT = £150.00 per delegate
  • Non-member – £150.00 + £30.00 VAT = £180.00 per delegate

Includes light refreshments, buffet lunch & all speaker presentations/notes on CD where available.

For one or more of the sessions (1 – 6) each session costs:

  • RICS Member – £24.00 + £4.80 VAT = £28.80 per delegate
  • Non-member – £26.00 + £5.20 VAT = £31.20 per delegate

Venue: Cottons Hotel, Knutsford, WA16 0SU

  • For more details email Karen Spence at kspence@rics.org

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