Michael Holden FRICS (MBA, FCABE, FNAEA, FARLA) is the Managing Director of an independent family based chartered surveying practice, with offices in Lancashire, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Michael was elected to the RICS Governing Council to serve between 2017-2019 on the mandate to promote the independent practitioner. He was the technical author […]
Emma and Aaron McCluskey are a husband and wife team of surveyors who have their own practice in South Hams, Devon, called McCluskey Chartered Surveyors. They offer a range of services, from building surveys and inspections, to architectural services and project management. Marion talked to them about their different backgrounds, and their journey to becoming […]
Alan McKeown MA AssocRICS DipRSV is an independent Building Surveyor with a background in Damp and Ventilation surveying. He runs a small family company called Plumb Stone Surveyors, which provides damp surveys, home buyer surveys and building surveys. Alan also actively contributes to the surveyors’ discussions on LinkedIn, which helps to raise the profile of […]
During Men’s Health Week in June 2020, Marion Ellis caught up with two young surveyors Aaron Daniel and Joe Ellison. They talked about the surveying profession from a wellbeing and diversity perspective.
In June 2020 Marion gathered a panel to discuss experiences of being away from work, and the challenges of returning to surveying and valuation post lockdown. We invited mindfulness and meditation expert Laura Coleman, who is running webinars a lot of surveyors have been participating in as a way to find support with their anxieties about […]
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 […]
Juliet Smithson is Head of Operations at Lionheart, the RICS benevolent fund which supports RICS surveyors and their families. Juliet introduces us to what Lionheart does, and how they can help and support surveyors in the time of crisis. What Is Lionheart And What They Do Juliet gives an overview of when and why Lionheart […]