60 episodes

Welcome to The Surveyor Hub Podcast with Marion Ellis FRICS CCXP

Marion is a chartered residential valuation surveyor, business coach and mentor. Each week she speaks to surveyors and people in the industry about their careers business journeys and day to day work. Listen to their real life stories, step into their shoes and leave feeling connected to the conversation.

Connect with Marion @marionsurveyor

The Surveyor Hub Podcast Marion Ellis FRICS CCXP

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Welcome to The Surveyor Hub Podcast with Marion Ellis FRICS CCXP

Marion is a chartered residential valuation surveyor, business coach and mentor. Each week she speaks to surveyors and people in the industry about their careers business journeys and day to day work. Listen to their real life stories, step into their shoes and leave feeling connected to the conversation.

Connect with Marion @marionsurveyor

    060 Valuations with Ray Simmonds

    060 Valuations with Ray Simmonds

    Ray Simmonds is the Technical Manager at Countrywide Surveyors, one of the largest, most trusted property surveying and valuation practices in the UK.
    What we cover:
    - What is the relationship between the panel firms and lenders
    - How to make decisions and stand by them
    - How has the pandemic changed the way we work
    - Can AVMs replace surveyors and valuers? Connect with Ray Simmonds:
    LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ray-simmonds-1928aa35/
    Connect with Marion Ellis:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub
    - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/marionsurveyor/
    - Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marionsurveyor/
    - BlueBox https://www.blueboxpartners.com/
    Resources:
    - Countrywide Surveying Services https://www.countrywide.co.uk/
    - LionHeart https://www.lionheart.org.uk/
    - The Surveyor Hub Community https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.surveyor.hub.bluebox.partners

    • 49 min
    059 PII - Professional Indemnity Insurance Panel

    059 PII - Professional Indemnity Insurance Panel

    We've recently held a panel discussion about PII with a few experts in the field. 
    What we cover:
    - What is a PII and how does ARP work
    - How to cover claims in the PII
    - How to reduce liabilities
    - What is the current state of the insurance market
    Participants:
    Paul Holford BSc (Hons) MRICS is a member of the RICS with over 20 years post qualification experience. He is an RICS Registered Valuer, member of ALEP and highly experienced Chartered Surveyor. He is the owner and director of Morgan Sloane Chartered Surveyors who are regulated by the RICS, are ARMA partners and have the resources and experience necessary to provide expert advice to their clients.
    Connect with Paul Holford:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/pholford/
    - Website http://www.morgansloane.co.uk/
    Ruth Brown MRIC is a Chartered Surveyor and Director at Ruth Brown & Co ltd, providing bespoke surveying services throughout the Highlands and Islands.
    Connect with Ruth Brown:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruth-brown-mrics-5492b843/
    - Website https://www.ruthbrowncoltd.co.uk/
    Mark Carver leads Miller’s UK and International Professional Risks team which provides professional indemnity (PI), cyber, directors’ & officers’ (D&O) insurance solutions to a wide variety of clients and brokers in the UK and internationally. His clients include Professional Bodies, Regulators, Top 100 law firms, Lloyd’s Brokers, Top 10 Surveyors and international brokers.
    Connect with Mark Carver:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-carver-acii
    - Website http://www.miller-insurance.com/

    Alexandra Anderson is an insurance lawyer and partner at City law firm RPC, who specialises in defending claims against surveyors and valuers.
    Either via their insurers and upon direct instructions, Alexandra regularly gets drafted in to act for surveyors on the defence of a wide variety of claims, arising from all aspects of the typical surveying practice, from survey and valuation to property management and receiverships.
    Alexandra is a regular speaker and author on a wide range of industry topics. She co-edits Hogarth's 'Insurance for the Construction Industry' and was involved in the last 3 revisions to the RICS's minimum terms. She sits on the Market Liaison Group and works with RICS on a variety of risk management and education issues.
    Connect with Alexandra Anderson:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandraanderson1
    - Website https://www.rpc.co.uk/
    Connect with Hugh Garnett, Regulatory Policy Manager at RICS:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/hughgarnett/
    Connect with Marion Ellis:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub
    - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/marionsurveyor/
    - Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marionsurveyor/
    - BlueBox https://www.blueboxpartners.com/
    Resources: 
    - Miller Insurance https://www.miller-insurance.com/
    - Reynolds Porter Chamberlain https://www.rpc.co.uk/
    - RICS PII Requirements: https://www.rics.org/globalassets/rics-website/media/upholding-professional-standards/regulation/regulatory-support/professional-indemnity-insurance-requirements-version-8-april-2021-1.pdf
    - RICS Minimum Policy Wording: https://www.rics.org/globalassets/rics-website/media/upholding-professional-standards/regulation/regulatory-support/2021-rics-approved-minimum-wording--uk-.pdf
    - RICS Assigned Risks Pool: https://www.rics.org/uk/upholding-professional-standards/regulation/regulatory-support/professional-indemnity/assigned-risks-pool/
    - Risk, Liability and Insurance Guidance Note: https://www.rics.org/uk/upholding-professional-standards/sector-standards/valuation/risk-liability-and-insurance/
    - Episode 031 Claims and Compliance with Alexandra Anderson http://thesurveyorhub.co.uk/031-claims-and-compliance-masterclass-with-alexandra-anderson
    - The Surveyor Hub C

    • 56 min
    058 Building People with Rebecca Lovelace

    058 Building People with Rebecca Lovelace

    Rebecca Lovelace is the Founder and Chief Dot-joiner at Building People CIC, a co-founder of Be Onsite and BuildForce, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. With twenty years’ experience in industry, Rebecca brings expertise in maximising the social impact of construction projects through enabling collaboration between multiple stakeholders and individuals from diverse and disadvantaged local communities, with a particular focus on social value. She is passionate about “joining the dots” and creating a diverse and inclusive industry.
    What we cover:
    - What it means to be a Chief Dot-joiner at Building People 
    - How to pull different players together for the same purpose
    - How to join the dots between different stakeholders
    - The experience of leading and running your own business
    Connect with Rebecca Lovelace:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-lovelace-7625013
    Connect with Marion Ellis:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub
    - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/marionsurveyor/
    - Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marionsurveyor/
    - BlueBox https://www.blueboxpartners.com/
    Resources: 
    - Building People CIC https://www.buildingpeople.org.uk/
    - BuildForce https://www.buildforce.org.uk/
    - Be Onsite http://www.beonsite.org.uk/
    - National Association of Women in Construction https://www.nawic.org/nawic/default.asp
    - Royal Society of Arts https://www.thersa.org/
    - The Surveyor Hub Community https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.surveyor.hub.bluebox.partners

    • 53 min
    057 Becoming a RICS Professional with Ian Jeal

    057 Becoming a RICS Professional with Ian Jeal

    Ian Jeal is the Global Director of Education and Qualification Standards at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Ian is responsible for RICS’ global university relationships and works with RICS’ technical experts to agree the criteria and assessment processes for RICS’ professional qualifications.
    What we cover:
    - How to get qualified and join RICS
    - What has changed in the APC Assessments during the pandemic 
    - What it means to be an assessor, counselor and supervisor
    - How the assessment process can be improved
    Connect with Ian Jeal:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianjeal6/
    Connect with Marion Ellis:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub
    - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/marionsurveyor/
    - Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marionsurveyor/
    - BlueBox https://www.blueboxpartners.com/
    Resources:
    - Become an assessor: https://www.rics.org/uk/surveying-profession/career-progression/become-an-assessor/
    - Diversity and inclusion information – information on what we are doing to raise awareness and support: https://www.rics.org/uk/about-rics/responsible-business/diversity-and-inclusion/
    - Surveying apprenticeships: https://www.rics.org/uk/surveying-profession/what-is-surveying/surveying-apprenticeships/
    - Candidate support: https://www.rics.org/candidatesupport
    - LionHeart https://www.lionheart.org.uk/
    - The Surveyor Hub Community https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.surveyor.hub.bluebox.partners

    • 38 min
    056 Being a RICS Professional in the US with Ann Gray

    056 Being a RICS Professional in the US with Ann Gray

    Ann Gray, FAIA, FRICS is both a licensed architect and real estate broker. Ann founded GRAY Real Estate Advisors in 1995 providing consulting services to property owners, brokers, and land-use attorneys on entitlements, development, and positioning to optimize outcomes for complex properties.

    She is a member of the RICS Presidential Team elected to promote ethical and professional standards worldwide, communicate RICS alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals and engage governments and private industry in the value of a consistent high-quality credential.
    She currently serves on the RICS Global Governing Council and has been elected to the presidential team on track to assume the presidency in 2022.
     
    What we cover:
    - What it is like to be a RICS professional in the US
    - What the “Defining our Future” review is and why it is important
    - The networking challenges imposed by Covid
    - What it means to work for the RICS Presidential Team
     
    Connect with Ann:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/anngray/
    Connect with Marion Ellis:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub
    - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/marionsurveyor/
    - Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marionsurveyor/
    - BlueBox https://www.blueboxpartners.com/
    Resources:
    - GRAY Real Estate Advisors https://www.gray-advisors.com/
    - Defining Our Future https://www.rics.org/fr/about-rics/corporate-governance/defining-our-future/?fbclid=IwAR2D2Jbq-UR1jkGz6Vowg8g9zdq22lHpb5vyUvCwScQmQZZSSjwilYt6XBU
    - RICS Presidential Team https://www.rics.org/eu/about-rics/corporate-governance/presidential-team/
    - RICS Governing Council https://www.rics.org/eu/about-rics/corporate-governance/governing-council/
    - UN Sustainable Development Goals https://www.rics.org/eu/about-rics/responsible-business/un-sustainable-development/
    - The Surveyor Hub Community https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.surveyor.hub.bluebox.partners

    • 47 min
    055 Practical Implications of Hart v Large

    055 Practical Implications of Hart v Large

    A case that started with a survey in 2011, Hart v Large recently came to a climax, raising a number of issues that have sent shivers down the collective spines of the residential sector. Settled out of the court, the resulting level of damages was awarded against the surveyor. 
    We gathered a panel of participants to discuss this case.
    Leslie Milson is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer undertaking all manner of formal residential valuations, Homebuyer Reports and Building Surveys. She works for Watsons Property.
    Tim Jones, a Chartered Building Surveyor, BlueBox Trainer, RICS APC Trainer, Chair, Assessor and SAVA Assessor, who specialises in residential building surveys and valuation advice. 
    Geoff Hunt is a sole practitioner based in Somerset, specialising in pre-war and listed building pre-acquisition surveys and defects. He is the author of The Defects Timeline and of Residential Building Defects.  
    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 in the social housing, higher education and residential sectors and is one of the founders of BlueBox Partners.
    John Brownlow is a Director in the practice of Edwards Genesis (Chartered Surveyors), a Director of Brownlow Associates Ltd (Chartered Surveyors) and a Partner in Hampson Moore (Consultant Surveyors & Valuers). He is also an RICS Registered Valuer. 
    Marion Ellis is the founder of The Surveyor Hub and Women in Surveying Initiative, as well as Managing Director of BlueBox Partners. She is currently leading The Surveyor Hub Mastermind.
    What we cover:
    - What is the Heart v Large case and what are the lessons to be learned from it
    - What is a PCC and when it should be sought
    - How to work with the Home Survey Standard
    - How to limit the liability of the surveyor
     
    Connect with Leslie Milson:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leslie-milson-mrics-rics-registered-valuer/
    Connect with Tim Jones:
    - https://www.atherstonestjames.com/
    - LinkedIn http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/tim-jones/2a/a20/313
    - Facebook https://m.facebook.com/Localbuildingsurveys/
    Connect with Geoff 
    - https://www.geoffrey-hunt.com
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/geoffreyhunt/
    Connect with Phil Parnham:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/philparnham/
    - Twitter https://twitter.com/philparnham/
    - BlueBox https://www.blueboxpartners.com
    Connect with John Brownlow:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-brownlow-47375052/
    Connect with Marion Ellis:
    - LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/marion-ellis-love-surveying-surveyor-hub
    - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/marionsurveyor/
    - Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marionsurveyor/
    - BlueBox https://www.blueboxpartners.com/
    Resources:

    - Hart v Large: Important guidance for surveyors when advising prospective purchasers https://www.rpc.co.uk/perspectives/real-estate-and-built-environment/hart-v-large-important-guidance-for-surveyors-when-advising-prospective-purchasers/
    - Hart v Large Case Update https://www.rics.org/uk/news-insight/latest-news/news-opinion/hart-v-large-case-update/
    - The Surveyor Hub Community https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.surveyor.hub.bluebox.partners

    • 1 hr 11 min

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