Last week saw Philip Hammond present his first and last Autumn Statement. Whilst not a complete ‘reset’ of fiscal policy, as was promised in October, it had a few key headlines, but was seen as generally cautious. It was backed by some startling OBR forecasts – predictions which were made ...
Last year, in the midst of a lot of negative UK press about the future role of China in the global economy alinea Partner, Mark Lacey, presented at the World Architecture News’ Business Briefing on The impact of China’s economy on UK architectural businesses. Our hypothesis was that whilst growth was slowing, it still vastly outpaced the rest of the world and a real desire for UK assets remained, but there were threats to the property investment market as well as the global economy in general. Here, we have reviewed the data, a year on, to see what the impact has been.
Our experience reinforces the notion that the success of projects is driven, more than anything, by the way a project is set up and managed.
This relies on the team working together towards a clear and understood goal and a Workshop is the first step on the way to achieving this.
The over-riding objectives of the workshop are to build a common understanding of the aims of the project, agree the key success factors, identify potential obstacles and ideas for improvements, bringing together each of the team members’ perspectives.
The workshop will be framed around our aligned for success approach i.e. a Why | What | How review of the key factors that all need to be addressed to ensure success.
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