The Third Wave – By Joanna Farnsworth

Six months in and I really should have this sussed out by now... not done, not understood but well versed; it’s been a rough ride and the worst maybe yet to come. Six months ago, I lost my dad, my rock, my first and my greatest love; he was only 67, it was the cruellest twist that …

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Ramadan Kareem – By Zinah Nauthoa

The holy month of Ramadan, which began on the 5th May 2019, has fast approached us once again. Millions of Muslims around the globe will be fasting from dawn till dusk for 30 days whilst still going about life. “Why?”, you ask. This answer will vary on an individual basis. What I can tell you …

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Attracting Talent into the Construction Industry using Social Media – By Shaynesia Byfield

This needs to be a #trendingtopic The decision to centralise this blog post around using social media to attract talent into the industry, resulted from many conversations within the industry about CHANGE. The industry has experienced a skills shortage and requires improved infrastructure, which have been followed up with suggestions to utilise modern methods of …

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The industry needs a “Bake-off” moment – By Bola Abisogun OBE

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of lifeProverbs 4:23, 24 Growing up as a black professional in the UK has had a profound effect on my perception of what it takes and means to be ‘good at what you do’. The constant denial of ‘career opportunity’ in the …

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Unite for Better – By Vidhya Issac-Langford

A few weeks ago, my friend Natasha Stone, of the #surveyorhood fame, and I were having a conversation about cross-industry collaboration, something we're both passionate about, and how joining forces across the industry can be beneficial to us all. From that discussion stemmed this blog post which I was delighted to be asked to write. …

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