‘Estate agent staff like me are quitting London for a better lifestyle’

first_imgThe well-documented population exodus from London during Covid has included many estate agent staff who have used the shift to hybrid-style home working to escape London. And one high-profile example is former Marsh & Parsons sales manager Richard Towler who, after 14 years working in the Capital as an estate agent, has returned to his home town.He has joined Teeside two-branch estate agency Clarke Munro as its Sales Director, telling The Negotiator that many more from his former London estate agent peer group have quit London too.Clarke Munro recently rebrand from Thirlwells following the purchase of the business from its founders by Nicola Munro and Wendy Clarke (pictured).It has now embraced a more digital future and turned its two branches into hybrid-style hubs as the business expands without establishing more offices.Towler says: “North Yorkshire had always been somewhere that my wife, Debs, and I had planned to move back to once our daughter, Ruby arrived.Lockdown decision“The national lockdown last Summer provided us with the opportunity to accelerate our move forward a number of years.“From a work perspective, London provides the best opportunities to develop a career and gain exceptional experience, and my wife and I have enjoyed our time there immensely.“But with our young daughter, the move up to Yorkshire has given our family considerably more space at home, a better work-life balance and a lot more fresh-air without compromising on our professional careers.“Debs has continued to work for the same law firm but an office at home, and I am thoroughly enjoying my new role with Clarke Munro.”richard towler marsh & parson Clarke Munro estate agent January 15, 2021Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » COVID-19 news » ‘Estate agent staff like me are quitting London for a better lifestyle’ previous nextAgencies & People‘Estate agent staff like me are quitting London for a better lifestyle’Former Marsh & Parsons sales manager Richard Towler says Covid has persuaded him to quit the Big Smoke for Teeside.Nigel Lewis15th January 202101,504 Viewslast_img read more

Ukraine launches new reconnaissance ship in Kyiv

first_img View post tag: Reconnaissance Photo: Photo: Ukraine defense ministry View post tag: Ukrainian Navy Ukrainian shipbuilder PSC Kuznya on Rybalsky launched a new medium reconnaissance ship for the Ukrainian Navy on April 23.Video of the launch and images were shared by the Ukrainian defense ministry but no vessel specifics or delivery schedules were revealed.As pointed out by Ukrainian Military Portal, the new reconnaissance ship is based on the Project 502EM model which, according to shipbuilder specifications, measures 54.8 meter in length, displaces 1,220 tons and has a range of 7,200 miles.Reconnaissance ships are often referred to as spy ships and are used to gather intelligence on adversaries.center_img Photo: Ukraine defense ministry Share this articlelast_img read more