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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.  […]

The Surveyor Hub: 036 Sustainability, Wellbeing and Interior Design with Elina Grigoriou

Elina Grigoriou is a London-based Interior Designer, Sustainability and Wellbeing Expert, as well as the Co-Founder of Grigoriou Interiors. With 20 years’ experience in the global commercial interior design sector, Elina’s extensive knowledge of human-centric design is complemented by an eye for aesthetics and in-depth sustainability know-how. She works at the heart of the latest […]

The Surveyor Hub: Mentoring Case Study

As part of our Mentorber awareness month to share top tips and experience of mentoring in the surveying industry Phil Parnham, Director at BlueBox Partners and Christopher Moran a trainee surveyor share their experiences.   Phil Parnham Chris approached me a few weeks ago and asked whether I would be able to support his learning […]

The Surveyor Hub: 035 SME Business Stories with Philip Santo

Philip Santo is a chartered surveyor with over 35 years experience as a residential surveyor and valuer who has acted as a consultant for RICS. He contributed to the major reviews of the Red Book Mortgage Valuation Practice Standard in 2011 and the Guidance Note on the Valuation of New-build Residential Homes published in 2012. […]

The Surveyor Hub: 034 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Natasha Collins

Natasha Collins is a Chartered Surveyor, Property Investor, Lecturer and CEO of NC Real Estate, a 100% online surveyors firm, which specialises in Asset Management and Property Investment Strategy for commercial and residential property in the UK.  Over the last 2 years, Natasha has become completely location independent and runs her firm of surveyors, property […]

Mentorber – Verbal Reporting with John Wheatley

  As part of our Mentorber Series to support students and mentees experienced Chartered Building Surveyor and technical trainer, John Wheatley, explains why verbal reporting is so important for clients and our reputation as surveyors. Discussions between surveyors and their clients are invaluable. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate how seriously you take the client’s interests, and […]

The Surveyor Hub: 033 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Nick Hanson

Nick Hanson is the Founder & CEO at VOSPERS Chartered Surveyors & Valuers, with offices in Farnham (HQ), Reading, Horsham and Twickenham. He has over 30 years of dedicated experience in the property industry, providing advice on a wide range of commercial and residential valuation and surveying matters. Nick is a Goldman Sachs #10ksb alumni […]