Allyship – By Natasha Stone

It's something that I've noticed on social media with increasing frequency of late. Being an ally is gaining more attention, whether this is to support women, BAME and LGBTQ+ community, or, as time is going on, any of the many other intersectional groups out there. This weekend marks Brighton Pride celebrations, a festival which brings …

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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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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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The Last Straw – by Sara Cameron

This week I attended ‘The Last Straw’ event run by Facilities Management Journal in collaboration with IFMA UK and RICS.  Held at RICS HQ in Westminster I walked through quiet streets as Extinction Rebellion’s protests had pedestrianised parts of London.  With over 8 million tons of rubbish entering the world’s oceans each year, it is …

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