News 18th December 2023 Property Management

Our Abigail Ayley, Apprentice Management Surveyor in Workman’s London Retail & Leisure team has been awarded a prize by The University College of Estate Management (UCEM) for the best performing student in her year for the 22/23 degree course.

“This means that Abigail achieved the highest marks of any student on her course, which is a fantastic achievement,” said Gareth Soar, Partner and Head of Retail & Leisure at Workman.

Abigail Ayley joined us on the Workman Apprenticeship Scheme in 2019.

Earlier this month, Abigail (pictured below right) attended a prize-giving ceremony at the UCEM, where she was presented with her award and certificate of achievement by Ashley Wheaton HonRICS, Vice Chancellor at UCEM (pictured below left).

Find out more about the Workman Apprenticeship Scheme here.


Throughout 2023, we have featured a range of employees in our Life At Workman series, from Apprentices to Partners and everyone in between.

Our interviewees come from across the nation and our teams, from Activate Placemaking to Venture Project Management, including a new Leaders’ Forum strand, harnessing the intelligence of our most experienced department heads.

Catch up on our people stories here.