Construction Youth Trust is playing the long game – By Charlotte Higgins

Getting in early and inspiring the next generation – Construction Youth Trust is playing the long game. Construction Youth Trust was established 60 years ago as the construction industry’s own charity. How we implement our strategy has changed over the past six decades, but our aim has always remained the same: to inspire young people …

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Sands of time; the importance of CPD – By Steve Slessor

As surveyors we all work to deadlines, whether that be submissions of notices; applications for payments or tenders we are conditioned to focus on time. But what actually is time? Is time just a river that’s flowing in one direction? First the science bit; as we get older time just seems to ebb away; but …

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Allow The Drum Beat of Life to Empower You – By Tim Walder

Why this matters to me Having spent nearly 42 years in the construction industry both in the UK and overseas, I have seen so much change, but if I’m honest, still not enough to allow everyone to an equal chance at reaching their goals. As a result of seeing this I have over time developed …

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The big issues, the big podcast and the big apple – By Sara Cameron

Back in May, I attended the World Built Environment Forum in New York for two days of cutting edge thought leadership around the big issues affecting our land, natural resources, built environment, our work and our lives. The #WBEF was followed by the RICS Governing Council strategy meeting. I then got to reconnect with three …

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What it’s like to be an “old woman” in construction – By Kathryn Ladley

I recently re-read the “What it’s like to be a woman in construction” blog on the Just Practicing web site. I remember reading it the first time and identifying with the comments/experiences of Su Butcher, and then some!! I also reread the article by Sharon Slinger on this site entitled “When does “very experienced” become …

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