About the network

Wren Property Network is a dedicated group for individuals and companies from both a residential and commercial background, in both the property and construction industry.

Our platform of enjoyable, relaxed events based in Nottinghamshire, offers professionals the opportunity to connect and build new business relationships through our professional events.
From informative seminars and round table workshops to Champagne brunches and business lunches, featuring a range of knowledgeable and inspirational industry experts covering relevant topics.

The Committee

Fiona Duncan-Steer

Fiona Duncan-Steer


RSVIP Business Network

Conversation starter, facilitator, introducer, trainer, mentor, writer, speaker; Fiona is the Founder of both WREN and one of the largest independent business networks in the UK- RSViP, as well as delivering regular workshops around the subject of business networking to SME’S, corporates and on behalf of both Nottingham Universities.

Favourite Nottingham hang-out: The Cosy Club – it’s just so cosy!

Favourite biscuit: Ginger nuts dunked in a proper cup of tea!

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Finola Brady

Finola Brady


Finola Brady Architectural Services

Finola runs Finola Brady Architectural Services, an architectural business working mainly in the residential sector, with a special interest in sustainability. She carries out measured surveys, produces concept schemes, prepares and submits planning and Building Regulations applications, produces tenders and specifications of work, and looks after projects on site.

Favourite Nottingham hang out: Delilah

Favourite biscuit: caramel waffles

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Sophie Matthews

Sophie Matthews

Managing Director

Tattershalls Ltd

Managing Director of Tattershalls Ltd- an independent, residential lettings and property management specialist, with offices based in Nottingham and London.

Our aim is to develop long term relationships with our clients that are built on trust and a common goal.

Favourite Nottingham hang-out: Revolution De Cuba

Favourite biscuit: Chocolate chip Hobnobs

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Zoe Romain

Zoe Romain

Director & Solicitor- Property

Actons Solicitors

Zoe is a Director and Solicitor in the Property Team at Actons solicitors (based on Regent Street in Nottingham). She acts in a full range of commercial property transactions ranging from leases, sales and acquisitions of land and buildings for both Landlords, Tenants, Sellers and Purchasers.

Favourite Nottingham hang-out: Cottonmouth and Sexy Mama Loves Spaghetti

Favourite biscuit: Let’s just say all of the biscuits are my favourite

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Emma Martin

Emma Martin

Interior Designer

Emma Martin Interiors

Emma Martin Interiors is an interior design studio based in Nottingham working on residential and commercial projects. The studio provides a personalised and tailored design service resulting in interiors that adapt to their environment and suit their clients’ style and needs.

Favourite Nottingham hang-out: Tilt –the best espresso Martini in town!

Favourite biscuit: Anything that has chocolate on it although I have recently rediscovered almond finger biscuits

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Harriett Dexter

Harriett Dexter

Graduate Surveyor

Innes England

Harriett joined the busy professional services department of Innes England after completing a master’s degree in Real Estate at the University of Reading. She assists on a variety of projects including secured lending valuations, rating appeals and lease renewals. Harriett works for clients across all sectors for a number of blue-chip companies, as well as private and commercial investors.

Favourite Nottingham hangout  – Yumacha

Favourite biscuit – Custard Creams

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Tamsin Wheatcroft

Tamsin Wheatcroft

Property Sector Recruiter

Tamsin Wheatcroft Recruitment

Tamsin Wheatcroft Ltd. is a specialist recruiter for the property sector and financial services.

We work with leading corporate property businesses, independent agents and international property and asset management companies to source the best candidates in the East Midlands.

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Latest News

The East Midlands Bricks Awards – Postponed

  • Article Date17/03/2020
  • Article AuthorFiona Duncan-Steer (RSVIP)

Due to concerns over COVID-19 and the increasing measures that are expected to be taken with regards to events, we have taken the reluctant step of postponing the East Midlands Bricks Awards scheduled to take place on the 25th March. This was not a decision made lightly, but after consulting with staff, sponsors and finalists we have decided that it is better to prioritise the safety of attendees and postpone the event. The nominations already taken…


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Cocktails & Fashion Show

Escucha, Nottingham, In aid of RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Shelter, Nottingham

Cocktails & Diamonds Fashion Show 2012

The Lacehouse, Nottingham, in aid of The Lily Foundation

Landlords and Insolvency

Minimising your exposure- Presented by Rachel McCahill-Brown, Head of Insolvency at Smith Partnership and Dean Nelson, Insolvency Practitioner at Smith Cooper Accountants

An informative seminar on Dilapidations, Right to Light and Party Wall issues

Presented by Stephen Dobinson, Director of Arc Building Consultancy

Retro charity quiz night

The Riverbank, Nottingham, in aid of Nottinghamshire Hospice

Building a successful Residential Property Portfolio

Presented by Ali Baylav of Cavendish Lettings

The Great British charity quiz night

The Riverbank, Nottingham – in aid of Headway charity

Tenancy default

By Steve Perrons

Buying property in Spain & France

by Alejandro Verdu du Haro

Article 4

by Andy Churchill

Property investments

by Dominic Rice

How to network

by Deborah Labbate

Planning law update

Presented by Abigail Walters of Buckles Solicitors LLP

Planning application process

by Jim Lomas

Back to Skool annual charity quiz night

St James Hotel, Nottingham in aid of Jerry Green’s Dog Home

Latest developments in housing law from a Landlords perspective

Presented by Richard Bates of Sharp Young & Pearce

Confessions of a Block Manager

Presented by David Stewart of InResidence.

intu’s investment plans for Nottingham

Presented by Alison Woodall of Intu Properties Plc

Nottingham Boots Enterprise Zone

Exploring future re-development plans - Presented by Mark Chivers of Walgreens Boots Alliance

My Marketing Toolbox

What’s required to create a brilliant marketing campaign - Presented by Jeff Todd of BSP Consulting

The Immigration Act 2014 & 2016

Presented by David Cox, Managing Director of ARLA

Around the world charity quiz night

St James Hotel, Nottingham- in aid of Hayward House- Nottingham Hospitals Charity.

What Will Make The Difference To Business In 2017?

Presented by Paul Chapman Marketing Expert and Author of the Best-Selling book 'Game Changers'

How Landlords are going to be affected by Nottingham City’s Selective Licensing to the private rental sector

Presented by Giles Inman, Business Development Manager of EMPO

CDM 2015 Two Years On – What You Need to Know

Presented by James Coppinger, Partner, Construction & Engineering, Buckles Solicitors

Planning Update 2017

Presented by Jim Lomas, Regional Director, DLP (Planning) Ltd

Property Capital allowances - why haven't 90% of commercial property owners claimed them?

Presented by Bill Loryman of The Bailey Group Chartered Accountants & Commercial and Property Tax specialists

Intu Nottingham – The development of Broadmarsh & Victoria centre (an update)

Presented by Alison Woodall Of Intu Properties Limited

Going for Gold charity quiz night

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nottingham, in aid of CancerActive

Through the Decades Charity quiz night

Alea, in aid of Radford Care Group, Nottingham

Hollywood Glamour charity quiz night

Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham in aid of NSPCC/Nottingham Childline

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