Procurement may not be a glamorous topic – but rethinking our delivery models is key to transforming the performance of the industry, writes Head of Construction Manager, Alison Nicholl in the July edition of Construction Manager. With so many factors aligning to drive positive change in the sector, we have to grasp this opportunity to … Continue reading “Rethink procurement to improve performance”
Generation4Tech: Bright young minds of construction explore how to make sector smarter, more efficient
The construction sector’s brightest young minds gather today in Leeds to explore how their generation is embracing new technologies to make the construction industry better, faster and stronger. This year’s Generation for Change (G4C) conference, themed Generation4Tech, is being delivered in partnership with the recently launched Construction Innovation Hub, which brings together the world-class construction sector expertise of … Continue reading “Generation4Tech: Bright young minds of construction explore how to make sector smarter, more efficient”
Constructing Excellence supported research shows high CO2 concentrations in offices are decreasing people’s cognitive capability.
Office temperature and humidity levels are also key factors that undermine people’s productivity and wellbeing. We all instinctively know that poor office conditions lead to dissatisfied, unproductive and unwell building occupants. However, until now the relationship between indoor environmental conditions and productivity has been largely studied in the laboratory. The research: Whole Life Performance Plus … Continue reading “Constructing Excellence supported research shows high CO2 concentrations in offices are decreasing people’s cognitive capability.”
IN WAKE OF CARILLION COLLAPSE, CONSTRUCTING EXCELLENCE PUBLISHED REPORT REVEALS ALMOST HALF (43%) OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS PRIORITISE IMMEDIATE FINANCIAL GOALS OVER ORGANISATIONAL RESILIENCE The organisational resilience of the UK construction industry: Are we built on a house of cards? report reveals the key obstacles to embrace organisational resilience, identified among the 100 senior business managers … Continue reading “Organisational Resilience – Are we built on a house of cards?”
Constructing Excellence today announced that Phil Wilbraham, Mark Farmer and David Whysall will succeed Murray Rowden as Co-Chairs with immediate effect. Phil Wilbraham is Director of Expansion for Heathrow Airport Ltd, where he has worked for over 15 years as a champion of collaborative working and intelligent client capability. Phil is also a leading member … Continue reading “Press Release – New Co-Chairs of Constructing Excellence”
Constructing Excellence has consulted with our client members who have recommended that we should no longer maintain a discrete Construction Clients Group with separate governance and structures. Our client members continue to engage in all our pan-sector theme groups and have strong representation on our member steering group, which all clients are welcome and encouraged … Continue reading “Constructing Excellence embrace clients into the body of the movement”