We’ve caught up with Tim Jones, a Chartered Building Surveyor, BlueBox Trainer, RICS APC Trainer, Chair, Assessor and SAVA Assessor. Tim specialises in residential building surveys and valuation advice, and he also provides training in project management, construction contracts, building surveying, management and leadership. He owns Atherstone St. James consultancy firm. With such diverse types […]
In this edition of the Surveyor Business Stories, Marion talked to Nick Brown FRICS, the founder of Ashridge Surveyors. As a Residential Building Surveyor, APC Mentor and Assessor, he claims to help anyone who asks nicely, so we asked him to share his journey as a small business surveyor with the Surveyor Hub members. What […]
Marion Ellis gathered four surveying experts on a panel to discuss inspecting residential properties during Covid-19, and how to approach it from a SME’s point of view. About Participants Phil Parnham is a Chartered Building Surveyor with an expertise in the diagnosis of defects and dampness in residential properties. He has many years of experience […]
Marion Ellis talked to Claire-Elaine Arthurs, a Solicitor and CEDR Accredited Mediator, who specialises in property related dispute resolution and risk management. As a Partner at Gunnercooke LLP, she is particularly well known for her proactive approach to portfolio and site management. Claire and Marion discussed how surveyors can ensure mediation is successful and reduce […]
Marion caught up with Mark O’Halloran, the owner of Nuven Surveyors, an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors founded in 2016, which is operating in Horsham, West Sussex and surrounding areas. They are a small team of five, all working from home. He shares his story of becoming a surveyor, how he manages to keep the […]
Marion Ellis talked with Greg Harrison, Associate Director in the Professional Indemnity team at Howden Insurance Brokers. Howden have been the RICS preferred professional indemnity broker for approaching 10 years and more recently, preferred broker for Cyber Liability. Greg manages the PII insurance programmes for some of Howden’s medium to larger size property and construction […]
Marion Ellis spoke to Kate Taylor, an experienced RICS APC Assessor, APC auditor, and RICS UK APC Appeal Panel and Chairperson. Kate is also lead Tutor for the RICS APC Faculty. She is the author of the Commercial and Residential Property Quick Start Revision Guides and the Estates Gazette ‘Pathway to Success’ APC series. Another […]
With thanks to Chris Rispin BSc FRICS for review and comments. This article first appeared in Sava EDGE July 2020. Register here to read the full Bulletin. In May 2020, an important judgment was handed down in a High Court case. In this article, Carrie de Silva provides an initial analysis of the case. What […]
Many of you will know Graham Ellis. As Associate Director (residential) at RICS for the last 12 years, Graham and his colleagues were responsible for a wide range of ground breaking initiatives including the Home Survey product range and the Surveying of Residential Property Guidance Note to name just two.
You may also know that Graham has been poorly for a while and has recently announced he will not be getting a long awaited liver transplant. This will bring new challenges for Graham and his family.
This week we’re bringing another expert to our Surveyors Business Stories to share his journey into this thriving industry.
Stephen Boniface is a chartered building surveyor at Whitworth Co-Partnership LLC. He specializes in historic building conservation, party walls and expert witness work.