Hart v Large  –  the January 2021 Appeal Court Decision Summary by Carrie de Silva

Carrie de Silva LlB (Hons) MA i is a Principal Lecturer, Harper Adams University and a Consultant for BlueBox Partners Ltd. Background Most readers will, over the past nine months, have come across the High Court case of Hart v Large where a residential surveyor and valuer was found to be negligent.  This is not, shall we […]

Podcast Summary: 045 Professionalism in Surveying with Peter Bolton King

Peter Bolton King (FRICS FNAEA FIRMP) is a freelance trainer and consultant. Until September 2020, he was the Global Director of Professionalism and Ethics at the RICS. Peter started work in 1973 with Locke & England. After qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor, he became the firm’s youngest ever partner. He served as the CEO of […]

The Surveyor Hub Podcast: 043 SME Surveyor Business Stories with James Brook

James Brook is a chartered surveyor and co-founder of Novello Chartered Surveyors. At the age of 29, James was shortlisted for the 2020 RICS Young Surveyor of the Year Award and won the Residential Property category. This podcast was recorded before the winner was announced.  Since starting Novello in 2019 they have grown to a […]

The Surveyor Hub Podcast: 042 Surveying, Resilience and Rugby with John Hambly

John Hambly is a Chartered Building Surveyor and former keen rugby player, who retired in 2007 after being diagnosed with MS. Using his surveyor mindset and skillset, he established the Samson Centre for MS in Guildford in 2005 and helped develop the facility through to completion in 2018. In 2020 he published his memoir book […]

The Surveyor Hub Podcast: 041 Surveyor Business Stories with Malcolm Hollis

Malcolm Hollis is Professor of Building Surveying at Reading University and Director at Hollis Consulting Ltd. A leading authority on building surveying, he has worked throughout the UK, Europe and the Far East, and he remains a practising building surveyor specialising in the diagnosis of defects in buildings. Professor Hollis is also a well-known broadcaster […]

The Surveyor Hub Podcast: 040 Risk Management in Surveying with Emma Vigus

Emma Vigus is the Managing Director at Mio, a sales progression platform for estate agents. Emma has over 20 years’ experience in sales, marketing and business development across the residential property sector. Prior to her current role at Mio, she spent 10 years specializing in PII insurance and risk management for surveyors. She is also […]

The Surveyor Hub: 039 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Robert Desbruslais

Robert Desbruslais is a Chartered Building Surveyor and member of the RICS with 30 years post qualification experience. He is the owner of Desbruslais Chartered Surveyors, specialising in pre purchase surveys throughout the UK, with an emphasis on listed and period property. With a deep knowledge of period construction and defects, he gives regular talks […]

The Surveyor Hub: 038 Residential Surveying and Sustainability with Kate Charringto

Kate Charrington is a residential surveyor and valuer, sustainability and equality advocate and RICS Young Surveyor of the Year finalist. Passionate about sustainability in residential surveying she has developed a voice within the industry through active engagement on social media, in particular LinkedIn where she ranks highly within the industry. She has been involved with […]

The Surveyor Hub: 037 with Steve Hodgson and Phil Parnham

Marion Ellis and Phil Parnham met up with Steve Hodgson, the Chief Executive Officer at the Property Care Association (PCA) since 2012. Steve is passionate about the industry which he is proud to serve, and he is committed to creating and promoting best practice, scientific research and a better technical understanding of moisture related issues.  […]