Referral doesn't mean you'll never be a chartered surveyor: it just means not now, says Kate Taylor FRICS, who sets out her six top tips for moving forward
LionHeart support officer and qualified coach Clare Davis describes the benefits of coaching in times of change - and some of the scenarios in which we can help.
Our mental health ambassador Kim Lydon shares his story of a turbulent childhood and subsequent problems with depression and alcohol - and the 'wake-up call' that led to him getting professional help
LionHeart fundraiser Faye Smith explains the two simple and exciting challenges for you to get involved with this spring - the Captain Tom 100 and 5K May.
LionHeart's Jo Grant reflects on her own mental health as a student, how this impacted her later life, and why it's important to highlight the subject through awareness days like University Mental Health Day.
Jordanne Dunn AssocRICS never imagined LionHeart counselling would help so much - nor that it would inspire her to go on to become a volunteer ambassador so she could encourage other people to seek support when needed
LionHeart ambassador Jen Hobart shares the highs and lows of furlough, redundancy and new starts - and what advice she'd give others in a similar position.
LionHeart's first Volunteering Manager Melissa Gough-Rundle on the power of the volunteer, and the plans for our ambassador programme
LionHeart recently announced support for surveying students and apprentices for the first time. CEO Davina Goodchild explains the journey to making this change, and the reasons behind it.
As national Trustees Week begins, our board chairman Peter McCrea FRICS reflects on governance through lockdown and uncertainty - and the peculiar circumstances of being a charity trustee in 2020.
This Make a Will Month, fundraiser Faye Smith talks about the importance of having one - and why legacy giving is such an important gift for charities
Overwhelm is like a bubble you're blowing air into, and it's growing nicely. Then one day, you've blown too much and it bursts. Our ambassador Natasha Collins MRICS shares her thoughts on overwhelm - and how she's trying to overcome it.
Chartered surveyor and LionHeart ambassador Stuart Howison found himself home schooling while working from home during lockdown, while his wife worked as a nurse in the NHS. He shares how he tried to mitigate the impact on his mental health in this blog.
Fostering creativity is a vital part to career success, but we sometimes lose this innate ability as we grow up. LionHeart trustee and APC chair and assessor Kate Taylor looks at the role of creativity in surveying and how it can be developed.
Video: Vinci Facilities commercial director Samantha West talks movingly about her transgender journey, and the part LionHeart counselling played
Roy Albert MRICS shares his APC journey and the hurdles he faced getting there
RICS has announced all future APC interviews will move online. Our trustee and APC chair and assessor Kate Taylor FRICS has some tips to put you in the best position to approach this new-look virtual interview.
Been referred following your RICS APC final assessment? It's quite natural to be feeling upset, frustrated and disappointed. Our guest blogger, APC trainer and assessor Jen Lemen, sets out what to do next.
There has never been a period quite like this for the support staff at LionHeart, with calls up by over 40% and RICS professionals all over the world affected by Covid-19. Support services manager Bena Kansara describes what people's concerns are - and how we're helping.