Is working from home now more important than ever?
20th April 2022
Working from home has become the new norm since Covid-19. Previously, only 5% of the workforce worked from their homes compared to the 46.6% during the first Covid-19 lockdown. Despite the cost of living increasing, employers are still expecting their employees to return to the office 5 days a week. Are you struggling with the […]
Why is Networking important as a Surveyor?
21st March 2022
Did you know that 85% of positions are filled by networking! However, 25% don’t invest time in any networking. Is this you? Networking is a give-and-take process that involves making connections, sharing information, and asking questions. It’s about building relationships through your contacts and should become part of your daily work. Networking is especially important […]
What’s wrong with my CV?
18th February 2022
First impressions are important when it comes to applying for a new job. Your CV is your chance to knock the socks off the recruiter/employer, so you don’t have any chances to mess up! It can be demotivating being rejected for a role, but it may have just been down to an issue with your […]
Am I ready for a new job?
11th February 2022
Bad days are guaranteed at work, you may have a large workload or a dreaded meeting coming up – but your job shouldn’t feel like a chore every day. According to research found by CV-Library, 39.7% of Brits dislike their current job. If you dislike your job, what is the point in staying? It may […]
Working in the Metaverse
4th February 2022
what is the Metaverse and how will it change working in years to come? Author: Charis Bedford Working from home Working from home has gone from a dream to a reality for many people after realising the challenges of working from home. The Pandemic is seen to have created a new normal after almost two […]
Recruitment and the Brexit deal
4th February 2021
What does the new deal between the UK and EU mean for the recruitment sector? Let’s find out more. On December 24th, the UK and EU finally reached a post-Brexit trade agreement. It was signed into law on December 30th and the transition period formally ended on December 31st. The challenge now is to […]
How COVID-19 has demonstrated the importance of social housing
1st February 2021
Stay at home to save the NHS has been one of Governments key slogans throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Sensible and sound advice, but what if you don’t have a home!?. At the time of writing, the UK is in its third lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The vast majority of us are adhering […]
The consequences of COVID-19 for Facilities Management
27th January 2021
It’s not been an easy time for the facilities management sector during the coronavirus pandemic. Will the future be any brighter? Let’s find out. The Coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone’s work life, but it’s perhaps had more effect on people in the facilities management industry than most. Many offices were closed, reopened, closed again […]
What to watch out for in PropTech in 2021
18th January 2021
2020 was a volatile year in the property industry, and we should expect the unexpected in 2021. How will new technology help agents serve their customers? PropTech is driving a digital transformation across all areas of the property industry. From residential sales to commercial investment, the landscape for investors and occupiers is changing rapidly. If […]
How will short-term rent freezes affect landlords and tenants in the long- term?
2nd June 2020
Rent freezes designed to ease pressure on tenants during the Coronavirus crisis may help in the short-term, but could they cause more serious problems further down the line?