Redundancy. What next? – By Natasha Stone

However it may feel, you're not the worst person in the room, you're not the weak link. I promise you this. Redundancy is always a difficult topic, there's often a tranche of posts extolling the virtues of 'Best thing that happened to me, gave me a kick to get on with what I wanted to …

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Grief, loss and loneliness at Christmas – By Natasha Stone

The Festive period is a time for reflection, for joy and gifting and spending time with friends and family. That's what we're all told from an early age, and this is what TV shows us we *should* be doing. Putting on a large spread of delicious food, drinking and eating too much, looking after those …

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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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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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A fear of Public Speaking… – By Joanna Farnsworth

Never have I been prouder to be a Surveyor than in the last few weeks; I have had amazing opportunities to attend awards, represent the RICS and the most incredible opportunity of Chairing the recent CPD conference in Cambridge. In the last few weeks Her Majesty the Queen has visited the RICS, meeting many Surveyors …

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