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Throughout Antony Parkinson’s varied career in the residential property sector, he’s been on both sides of an APC assessment, garnered experience as a tribunal member, and seen the profession from outside and within RICS itself.

Antony’s journey holds lessons for so many within various specialisms of the surveying profession, and he joins Mairead Carroll on The RICS Podcast this week to share some of his career’s key learnings.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

  • Opportunities that Antony has been afforded by becoming a chartered surveyor
  • Observations from both sides of the fence, being in practice and within RICS itself
  • The journey that follows standards consultations
  • Advice and motivation for future surveyors undertaking their APC

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Antony Parkinson MRICS

Mairead Carroll

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With the release of a brand new consultation for the RICS Residential Retrofit Standard, there’s a renewed push to improve support for householders retrofitting their homes.

Hannah Reynolds is a part of the Expert Working Group for these standards, and in this week’s RICS Podcast she joins RICS’ Antony Parkinson to discuss her background, how to shift misconceptions about retrofitting traditional buildings, and where RICS members can get involved in the current consultation.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

  • Hannah’s route into her role at Historic England
  • How to make the process of approaching retrofitting easy and straightforward
  • The role of the RICS expert group
  • How members can contribute to the ongoing consultation

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Antony Parkinson MRICS

Hannah Reynolds

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The UK’s ambitions to deliver fairly distributed opportunities across different geographic communities and meet the demands of a growing population will require significant land use change in the coming decades.

With the Geospatial Commission setting out their 2030 strategy comes a very timely opportunity to speak with two primary experts & leaders of the National Land Data Programme (NLDP) initiative - Professor Louise Heathwaite and Thalia Baldwin.

They spoke with RICS’ James Kavanagh on The RICS Podcast this week about the key land use challenges, innovative data analysis, and strategies for better understanding unique geographical needs.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

  • The impact of the Geospatial Commission’s 2030 strategy
  • Integral links between the commission and the vital area of land use
  • Recent trends of increased urgency, scale, and quality of technology
  • The biggest data challenges that’ll make the land use decision-making tool more proactive

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Thalia Baldwin

Professor Louise Heathwaite

Finding common ground: Integrating data, science and innovation for better use of land

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In April of 2022, 6 professional bodies came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to drive a more diverse, equitable and inclusive sector, and that’s just the first step.

Sharing how we, as an industry, can move forward and develop strategies to achieve EDI goals, Paloma Armora is joined this week on The RICS Podcast by Mark Harrison, Machel Bogues, and the familiar voice of RICS’ Sybil Taunton.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

  • The inception of the MoU and how it came to be
  • Critical areas of focus and why good data is of primary importance
  • How other professional bodies can join the initiative

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

RICS Memorandum of Understanding

Machel Bogues

Mark Harrison

Sybil Taunton

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The property and real estate sector can be an incredibly rewarding and connected industry, particularly for those involved with the professional group panels.

In this week’s podcast, Jeremy Leaf shares with RICS’ Mairead Carroll his route into the real estate sector, experience in developing within the industry, and how Jeremy maintains his passion for property.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

  • Jeremy’s route into real estate and founding his own business within it
  • The slow, steady disruption in the sector
  • Advice for those beginning their APC journey into chartered surveying
  • Benefits for those involved with RICS professional group panels

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Mairead Anne Carroll

Jeremy Leaf & Co.

https://www.jeremyleaf.co.uk/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/jeremy-leaf-&-co/

Jeremy Leaf

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The RICS Podcast: RICS: A Future-Thinking Outlook on Residential Retrofit with Historic England’s Hannah Reynolds #83 on Apple Podcasts

Episode description

With the release of a brand-new consultation for the RICS Residential Retrofit Standard, there’s a renewed push to improve support for householders retrofitting their homes.

Hannah Reynolds is a part of the Expert Working Group for these standards, and in this week’s RICS Podcast she joins RICS’ Antony Parkinson to discuss her background, how to shift misconceptions about retrofitting traditional buildings, and where RICS members can get involved in the current consultation.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

Hannah’s route into her role at Historic England. How to make the process of approaching retrofitting easy and straightforward. The role of the RICS expert group How members can contribute to the ongoing consultation.

The RICS Podcast: RICS: Finding Common Ground - Exploring the Geospatial Commission’s Pioneering New Report with Thalia Baldwin & Professor Louise Heathwaite #80 on Apple Podcasts

Episode description

The UK’s ambitions to deliver fairly distributed opportunities across different geographic communities and meet the demands of a growing population will require significant land use change in the coming decades.

With the Geospatial Commission setting out their 2030 strategy comes a very timely opportunity to speak with two primary experts & leaders of the National Land Data Programme (NLDP) initiative - Professor Louise Heathwaite and Thalia Baldwin.

They spoke with RICS’ James Kavanagh on The RICS Podcast this week about the key land use challenges, innovative data analysis, and strategies for better understanding unique geographical needs.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

  • The impact of the Geospatial Commission’s 2030 strategy Integral links between the commission and the vital area of land use Recent trends of increased urgency, scale, and quality of technology
  • The biggest data challenges that’ll make the land use decision-making tool more proactive

The RICS Podcast: RICS: Cross-Industry Collaboration on Achieving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Goals with Mark Harrison, Sybil Taunton, Machel Bogues & Paloma Armora #78 on Apple Podcasts

Episode description

In April of 2022, 6 professional bodies came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to drive a more diverse, equitable and inclusive sector, and that’s just the first step.

Sharing how we, as an industry, can move forward and develop strategies to achieve EDI goals, Paloma Armora is joined this week on The RICS Podcast by Mark Harrison, Machel Bogues, and the familiar voice of RICS’ Sybil Taunton.

This episode of The RICS Podcast covers:

The inception of the MoU and how it came to be Critical areas of focus and why good data is of primary importance How other professional bodies can join the initiative.