Setting the Dial on DiversiTEA and INKlusion – By Amanda Clack

‘Managing Diversity and Inclusion in Real Estate’ has been written and is published at a poignant moment in what feels like a turning tide of change of attitudes for our sector and is written for real estate and construction professionals alike – at all levels, but especially those in leadership roles.  I say this because …

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A Kinder Leadership – By Gillian Charlesworth

A few weeks ago Sara Cameron, a leading light of the #surveyingsisterhood and RICS Governing Council member, asked me to write a piece for this blog on the subject of kinder leadership. At the time, unknown to Sara, I was involved in a selection process for a new leadership role - CEO of the Building …

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So why aren’t you an APC assessor? – By Hannah Waite

25 percent of APC assessors are women, but why aren’t they more visible? I joined Homes England as a planning and development surveyor in 2014 following 10 years as a consultant with Deloitte. I have been a final interview assessor for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) for the …

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Career change for the better? – by Natasha Stone

So, it's the new year and you're sat back at your desk. You look around at everyone else, familiar faces, good friends - you smile and wish them happy new year - and you see the genuine enthusiasm shine from them - and you almost envy that they're happy with their chosen workload. It's not an overwhelming feeling, but then... …

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Diversity and Inclusion within the RICS, here’s to the next 150 years – By Barry Cullen

It is with a gratitude, and a slight dose of imposter syndrome that I write this blog. Thank you to the Surveying Sisterhood for providing me the opportunity to write about the progress made by RICS in relation to diversity and inclusion, and specifically improving gender balance within surveying. It has been humbling to witness …

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