Ramblings on the dangers of being a Chartered Building Surveyor

The good thing about getting old is that you can look back on your career with rose tinted spectacles. This is often a bit difficult to see when you are working flat out and worrying about some difficult client issue. My career did not start well. In my first week we were measuring railway arches […]

Project Monitoring – A Vital Service to Protect Lenders

Around three quarters of all the construction projects we are involved in experience some level of dispute between the various parties involved at one point or another. Whereas the majority of these disputes are relatively small scale and therefore solved amicably without recourse to legal action, we have witnesses a marked increase in defaults and […]

Trident in 2023 – What a year it’s been!

2023 has been a year like no other for Trident, with exciting changes across the business that have benefited both our team and our clients. We’ve also had some great success stories that highlight our achievements. Here’s our 2023, year in review: Starting the year off on a high: We started the year off as […]

Sustainability – Could EPC B Help Alleviate Recruitment Struggles?

Debate over achieving EPC rating B by 2030 might be heating up quicker than the global temperatures the law is supposed to tackle, but that’s not the only challenge facing the office market. According to a recent TravelPerk survey, 40% of UK employers now offer hybrid working as a result of the COVID pandemic, meaning […]

We are Sociable

To provide the level of services we desire to our client; we understand that its important our teams build strong relationships in order to have trust and effective collaboration. We put time aside to get to know each other and be SOCIABLE, supporting the well-being of one another. We enjoy regular get-togethers and have team […]

Becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor

With a number of graduates and apprentices based across our offices, all in various stages of their APC preparation, it’s important for us to have a programme in place to support them on their journey to become a chartered building surveyor. We provide everyone with a variety of resources including, their own APC supervisor and […]

We are….. Pioneering

We are pioneers at heart, set up by our original founders 25 years ago and more recently becoming an employee ownership trust (EOT). We are committed to innovation and creativity, and we encourage everyone to share ideas and new initiatives. We’re not afraid to try something new! Through the introduction of new services to recruiting […]

We are….Approachable

As Trident turns 25, we’re exploring and re-affirming our values, which were created by Team Trident and reflect exactly who we are as a company. Our vision is to become known as the UK’s go to building consultancy and project management practice. This is why we pride ourselves on being APPROCAHABLE both to our teams […]

Leeds Surveyor Goes Back To School

A LEEDS surveyor went back to school over the summer holidays to make sure children across the north of England can continue getting a first-class education. Trident Building Consultancy, based in Carlton Tower, St Paul’s Street, was appointed to carry out contract administration and project management services on five schools during the summer break by […]

From Assistant to Principal Building Surveyor

You may have seen that Usmaan Mehboob from our Leeds team recently got promoted to a Principal Building Surveyor, after joining us as an Assistant back in 2017. In that time, Usmaan has made his mark here at Trident, working in a way that reflects our values, which we are sharing with you all as […]