Celebrating One Year – By Surveyorhood

As we celebrate our first year of posts, we must start with a huge thank you to our many contributors for bringing such a variety of topics and conversation starters. The posts have been very informative and included technical content to broaden our knowledge to personal accounts to allow us to see the world from …

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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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The Summer Day – By Marion Ellis

At 19, studying for my A-levels I had quite a lot of abdominal pain. A trip to the GP led to a referral for a scan and the possibility of an ‘infection’ pelvic inflammatory disease. I was devasted at the possibility my then fiancé had been up to no good and so I went to …

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The story behind the Surveying Sisterhood Summit – By Marion Ellis

For nearly 15 years I have been a chartered surveyor. For 9 years I have been a mother. And for my whole life I’ve been a woman. Guess which one of these three things people were the most interested in? It’s All About Work When I was a jobbing surveyor in south London, doing mortgage …

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