Do we need IWD? – By Natasha Stone

So what is IWD? This year, the theme is #EachForEqual. With the website describing the aim of the day is:- An equal world is an enabled world.Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day.We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate …

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Who have you chosen as your inspirational voices? – By Surveyorhood

It's been a busy year since the inception of the blog, and the posts are still coming in thick and fast. However, it's always good to stop and pause and review the impact of the words of those who have written here, and re-consider the messages that have been shared. These posts have been shared far …

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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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Bullying in the workplace – By a fellow Surveyor

“It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid” The mighty Band-Aid, the force for doing good in the music world, their words suddenly resonating with me. Why? Yes, indeed it was Christmas time, but I was afraid. I was terrified, I was anxious, and my mind was not focused on Christmas, home, it was …

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