Health & Safety
6 Sep 2019
We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted again for the Building Awards - Construction/Consultant Surveyor of the Year (fewer than 100 staff).
13 Feb 2019
The production of a Design Management Plan (DMP) is often one of the first tasks that we undertake in the role of Design Manager.
7 Feb 2019
This week Plan A Consultants has just employed our first Apprentice.
4 Jan 2019
It’s becoming an increasing trend how often the importance of developing and agreeing a clear brief during RIBA Stage 1 is underestimated by clients
31 Oct 2018
Architects have long had a love-hate relationship with Design and Build. Whilst accepting the obvious advantages of a construction contract that shifts much of the procurement and design liability ri...
2 Aug 2018
The difference between Descriptive and Prescriptive specifications is often an area of confusion for designers and the distinction needs to be made early.
23 May 2018
How should Architects manage Early Warning Notices to protect the integrity of their projects and Client relationships?
16 May 2018
This week, Plan A Director Gerard Daws reflects upon Verne Harnish's 'Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It... and Why the Rest Don't’.
19 Mar 2018
Why is it important to foster collaboration and work as a team in design?
4 Dec 2017
An article reviewing the lack of gender diversity in architecture.
21 Nov 2017
How do Plan A Consultants support successful design delivery?
9 Nov 2017
What are the different perspectives regarding the definition of 'Design Management'?
24 Oct 2017
Clarifying the misconceptions of the Lead Consultant and Lead Designer roles.
2 Oct 2017
The past two years have flown by and it is Plan A's birthday.
18 Sep 2017
Understanding the key requirements for a vital design management tool