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Constant Government settings changes and interference
30/07/19
Constant Government settings changes and interference
The estate agency industry has recently been under “attack” from all manner of angles by ultimately the UK Govern...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Building the Right Homes in the Right Locations - Has the Industry Really Responded?
28/05/19
Building the Right Homes in the Right Locations - Has the Industry Really Responded?
We are virtually a year on from the first release of findings in the Letwin review which went on to highlight about the issue...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
The Long Journey towards the Tenant Fee Ban
28/05/19
The Long Journey towards the Tenant Fee Ban
The 1st June 2019 is now not far away, measuring in days, it will mark the day that the tenant fee ban comes into life for th...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Design: The Local Approach
21/05/19
Design: The Local Approach
Kit Malthouse earlier this month said that the current generation of houses being built will be “ripped down and bulldo...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Modern Methods of Construction: Expectation v Reality
14/05/19
Modern Methods of Construction: Expectation v Reality
Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is never far away from the industry news in 2019. We continue to see more announcements...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
The Senior Construction Worker Talent Pool
02/05/19
The Senior Construction Worker Talent Pool
The construction skills shortage has been a long source of pain for the construction industry with little end in sight. The...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Should we trust the HBF Survey Results?
16/04/19
Should we trust the HBF Survey Results?
What do you think of the long awaited NHBC and HBF Customer ratings? As a customer, purchasing a home do you look at these...
Written by Charlie Thurston
How do I apply for TDM's Estate Agency Jobs? & How much do Estate Agents earn?
12/03/19
How do I apply for TDM's Estate Agency Jobs? & How much do Estate Agents earn?
You may have been recently aware about TDM's increasing Estate Agent activity on our website, social media and a number of ot...
Written by Scott Gunn
How the recruitment process changes as the culture changes
18/02/19
How the recruitment process changes as the culture changes
It’s inevitable that in an innovative, forward-thinking business, change is evermore continual, from business intellige...
Written by Louise Plummer
Modern Methods of Construction - New Blood, Opportunities and Risk - Is it worth it?
05/02/19
Modern Methods of Construction - New Blood, Opportunities and Risk - Is it worth it?
We recently wrote another blog questioning whether the industry had got it wrong in terms of what diversity means. We equal...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Diversity in the Residential Property Industry
18/01/19
Diversity in the Residential Property Industry
Firstly, before reading this blog I suggest you have time to get comfortable, have time to reflect properly and probably a br...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Property Predictions 2019
03/01/19
TDM Property Predictions 2019
Welcome to TDM’s first blog of 2019We are first going to take a look back at the predictions we made for 2018 and how m...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Quality or Quantity of New Homes?
10/12/18
Quality or Quantity of New Homes?
This is a question that has become an issue in recent years as targets are being hit at the expense of quality. It has been r...
Written by Jack Healey
Seeking Human Kindness
13/11/18
Seeking Human Kindness
Let’s face it - we are lucky enough to each be able to afford to feed ourselves and our families. Whether that’s ...
Written by Louise Plummer
Skill Shortage - Where do the newbies go?
11/10/18
Skill Shortage - Where do the newbies go?
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a time-honoured question that gets asked of you, on mass,...
Written by Jack Healey
Help to Buy to be Scrapped?
18/09/18
Help to Buy to be Scrapped?
TDM wrote about the Help to Buy scheme in a previous blog just over a year ago – Help to Buy: Damaging the House Buildi...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Academy - Week Twelve - The Final Blog for this Academy
23/08/18
TDM Academy - Week Twelve - The Final Blog for this Academy
So here we have it. Our May TDM Talent Academy has come to a conclusion, and the overriding outcome is that it has been an am...
Written by Tom Morris
TDM Academy - Week Eleven - Nearing the End, But Time for a New Start.
20/08/18
TDM Academy - Week Eleven - Nearing the End, But Time for a New Start.
Week 11. We can’t quite believe it ourselves here. The time has flown by! We have made it! All four trainees have passe...
Written by Louise Plummer
What did you want to be when you grew up?
07/08/18
What did you want to be when you grew up?
What did you want to be when you grew up?Good question hey. A lawyer, an astronaut, a teacher, a footballer, a scientist, a d...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Academy - Week 10 - Q & A
06/08/18
TDM Academy - Week 10 - Q & A
Round up, round up… we’ve arrived in double figures in our training weeks. This week brings the passing of two f...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Academy - Week Nine - It's the final countdown
27/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Nine - It's the final countdown
Well, the last third of our academy is under way! Here we go, that final countdown. With four weeks left to go of the academy...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Academy - Week Eight - How Can Recruitment Consultants Influence Marketing?
20/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Eight - How Can Recruitment Consultants Influence Marketing?
The recruitment world is like many other industries in a state of constant change with new entrants, but more importantly in ...
TDM Academy - Week Seven - So how does it feel to be a mentor?
13/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Seven - So how does it feel to be a mentor?
So, here we have it, fast approaching that magical two thirds of the way through! We are definitely over the halfway hump and...
Written by Louise Plummer
The "Poisoned Chalice" of Housing Minister
10/07/18
The "Poisoned Chalice" of Housing Minister
Yesterday, 9th July 2018 was “another day”, or should that be “yet another day”, of Brexit trials and...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Academy - Week Six - Update from our Trainees
05/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Six - Update from our Trainees
We are sorry for our previously delayed instalment of week 5 and week 6 effectively being in the same week. But, here we are ...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Academy - Week Five - Louise
02/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Five - Louise
Well, things have certainly been all go here! Working backwards from the end of the week, we are finishing up with the traine...
TDM Academy - Week Four - Charlie
19/06/18
TDM Academy - Week Four - Charlie
With our trainees being placed into their teams this week and reporting into a team leader its been a very different week for...
Written by Charlie Thurston
TDM Academy - Week Three - Louise
12/06/18
TDM Academy - Week Three - Louise
Well, things have certainly been all a go here since we last checked in! Now at the end of Week Three, and quite really at th...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Academy - Week Two - Amy Williams
07/06/18
TDM Academy - Week Two - Amy Williams
Being a business graduate, I never planned on coming into recruitment, in fact I never had a career plan at all. I had previo...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Academy - Week Two - Rob Francis
05/06/18
TDM Academy - Week Two - Rob Francis
Starting a new job is always an interesting time, there are new colleagues, clients, and candidates to get used to, plus you ...
Written by Jack Healey
TDM Academy - Week Two - Megan Smith
05/06/18
TDM Academy - Week Two - Megan Smith
Curious to know how my first two weeks at TDM have been? Well, the first week was fairly difficult. By the end of my first w...
Written by Megan Smith
TDM Academy - Week Two - Serena Trebilco
04/06/18
TDM Academy - Week Two - Serena Trebilco
It’s my second week at the TDM Academy and let’s just say I’m learning a lot! Recruitment is so much more t...
Written by Serena Trebilco
TDM Talent Academy Week One
30/05/18
TDM Talent Academy Week One
Here at TDM, we love to develop and grown our own fresh talent. One of our main streams of incoming hires into the business i...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Success Stories, Week Six - Josh Wright, Senior Consultant, New Homes Sales & Marketing
17/05/18
TDM Success Stories, Week Six - Josh Wright, Senior Consultant, New Homes Sales & Marketing
TDM Success Stories, Week Six – Josh WrightHere at TDM Recruitment Group we take pride in our team’s success, foc...
Written by Louise Plummer
How to approach the job market and apply for your next role
08/05/18
How to approach the job market and apply for your next role
So, you’ve gone for it. You’ve considered all the factors, updated your CV and decided that now IS the right time...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Success Stories, Week Five - Charlie Thurston, Principal Consultant, New Homes Sales & Marketing
08/05/18
TDM Success Stories, Week Five - Charlie Thurston, Principal Consultant, New Homes Sales & Marketing
Here at TDM Recruitment Group we take pride in our team’s success, focusing on our homegrown talent, as demonstrated in...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Success Stories, Week Four - Tom Munden, Associate Director, Surveying & Cost Consultancy
01/05/18
TDM Success Stories, Week Four - Tom Munden, Associate Director, Surveying & Cost Consultancy
Here at TDM Recruitment Group we take pride in our team’s success, focusing on our homegrown talent, as demonstrated in...
Written by Louise Plummer
What is in a Dress Code?
25/04/18
What is in a Dress Code?
Dress codes are commonplace across multiple industries and roles. Some have been in place for centuries, others can be denote...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Success Stories, Week Three - Kate Porter, Principal Consultant, New Homes Sales & Marketing
24/04/18
TDM Success Stories, Week Three - Kate Porter, Principal Consultant, New Homes Sales & Marketing
Here at TDM Recruitment Group we take pride in our team’s success, focusing on our homegrown talent, as demonstrated in...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Success Stories, Week Two - Darren Butland, Principal Consultant, Residential Design & Technical
16/04/18
TDM Success Stories, Week Two - Darren Butland, Principal Consultant, Residential Design & Technical
Here at TDM Recruitment Group we take pride in our team’s success, focusing on our homegrown talent, as demonstrated in...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Success Stories, Week One - Faye Angeletta, Associate Director, New Homes Sales & Marketing
11/04/18
TDM Success Stories, Week One - Faye Angeletta, Associate Director, New Homes Sales & Marketing
Here at TDM Recruitment Group we take pride in our team’s success, focusing on our homegrown talent, as demonstrated in...
Written by Louise Plummer
When the 9-5 makes the 5-9 worth it
09/04/18
When the 9-5 makes the 5-9 worth it
So, that time of the year is coming round again, when students graduate from university, and are faced with a frenzy to secur...
Written by Louise Plummer
Is the Construction Industry failing new or potential entrants to the sector?
15/03/18
Is the Construction Industry failing new or potential entrants to the sector?
TDM has written several blogs on the issues the construction industry is facing. The biggest threat being the ongoing, and de...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Should We Be Building New Homes on Greenfield?
22/02/18
Should We Be Building New Homes on Greenfield?
Should We Be Building New Homes on Greenfield? The recent BBC series, The New Builds are Coming: Battle in the Countryside ...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
What the F#$! Do the Government Know about Land & Planning?
01/02/18
What the F#$! Do the Government Know about Land & Planning?
Another week and another political proposal to force developers to build on land or enact a compulsory purchase order. This ...
The Quantity Surveyor Shortage Continues...
31/01/18
The Quantity Surveyor Shortage Continues...
A number of years ago TDM wrote a blog about the shortage of Quantity Surveyors in the post-recession industry. In that blog ...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Unlimited Holidays at TDM
29/01/18
Unlimited Holidays at TDM
Most people have a view of recruiters being: Quasi “Wolf of Wall Street” Types Their wardrobe consists of...
Written by Tom Morris
Solving the Construction Skills Shortage, Continued
29/01/18
Solving the Construction Skills Shortage, Continued
In August 2017 TDM wrote a blog post about Solving the Construction Skills Shortage (Link). Since then there has been numerou...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Modular or Not to Modular?
18/01/18
Modular or Not to Modular?
The rise of interest in Modular building techniques cannot be ignored. Legal & General are the big advocates of this at t...
Written by Aaron Robbins
Time for Another Change in Housing Minister, Job Titles, Department Names and Agency Rebranding
12/01/18
Time for Another Change in Housing Minister, Job Titles, Department Names and Agency Rebranding
It has been a major start to 2018 for Mrs May with a number of major reshuffles and resignations.  If we specifically f...
Written by Christopher Ruddick