Construction management process

Paper is dead : How can technology revolutionise the construction management process ?

The Construction Management process is often defined as the overview of a project from early design stages through to the implementation and completion of the project, with the end goal of achieving customer satisfaction and build quality accumulated from effective management. A clear process helps organisations to successfully understand how work processes are linked to…

the productivity dilemma Sustainable Housing

The productivity dilemma facing UK housing associations today

UK housing associations are generally charitable, non-profit making organisations. They provide low-cost social, or affordable housing (including houses in multiple-occupation). According to the NHF, they create 29% of new housing in England. Although independent they are state regulated and often publicly funded. They may act as developers and/or clients and even contractors and procure in various ways, predominantly…

The productivity conundrum facing UK house builders today

UK construction stakeholders face a productivity conundrum, with multiple challenges and opportunities at stake. This was highlighted in our recent article “Key UK productivity challenges and opportunities.” UK house builders do not escape unscathed by productivity issues during the widely acknowledged current UK ‘housing crisis’. UK house builders vary from self-builders, custom builders through to…