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Institutional sexism?

Link to Nigel Lewis's comment

A recent sex discrimination case won by a female property professional illustrates some deep-seated attitudes afflicting the property industry, says Nigel Lewis.

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Make me an offer I can’t refuse

Link to Recruitment feature

Agents are fighting tooth and nail to keep good staff, making counter-offers when people look to leave, reports Richard Reed. But how do you avoid that situation in the first place?

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Is Purplebricks crumbling?

Link to Nigel Lewis

The recent announcement of a significant recasting of its business model leads Nigel Lewis to wonder where that leaves the great disruptor.

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Time to wake up

Link to Comment on #MeeToo

Amid a wave of brave public personal statements, it looks like the property industry could be on the brink of its own #metoo movement, says Nigel Lewis.

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The Covid excuse

Link to Adam Walker Comment

A sad, personal experience with a heartless ‘corporate’ vet has Adam Walker wondering if the lettings industry could go the same way.

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