NEW REPORT MEASURES FOR SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES: THE FIVE CAPITALS APPROACH @ ACE WEBINAR

2020-05-29T15:00:44+00:00

May 29th, 2020 - Update: The Five Capitals approach ACE webinar has already taken place. The full webinar can now be viewed here: https://youtu.be/fti4ceffKkQ ------------------------------------------------------------- ACE's sustainability group is launching it's new report Measures for Successful outcomes: The Five Capitals approach at an ACE webinar today, Wednesday 27 May at 12pm. Featuring chair of the group Natalie Cropp from Tony Gee, [...]

NEW REPORT MEASURES FOR SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES: THE FIVE CAPITALS APPROACH @ ACE WEBINAR2020-05-29T15:00:44+00:00

ACE RAIL SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP

2020-03-11T12:54:50+00:00

Mike Brown, Geo-Environmental Commercial Director, chairs the ACE Rail Special Interest Group. The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) represents the UK’s professional consultancies and engineering companies operating in the social and economic infrastructure sectors. The ACE Rail Special Interest Group explores issues relating to the funding, design and delivery of our railways, supporting the engagement of stakeholders in the rail sector [...]

ACE RAIL SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP2020-03-11T12:54:50+00:00

FIRST EIC MEETING OF 2020

2020-03-11T12:58:28+00:00

The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) exists to ensure that the UK business environment sector can operate effectively to improve the environment that we all rely on and enjoy as citizens. "The first EIC water group meeting of 2020 was very interesting.  Excellent speeches from the Environment Agency on the River Thames Scheme and the National Infrastructure Commission, as well as [...]

FIRST EIC MEETING OF 20202020-03-11T12:58:28+00:00

ACE SUSTAINABILITY GROUP MEETING

2019-12-05T16:04:37+00:00

Tuesday was a very early start. From helping the Rotary Club with putting up the Christmas tree in Arundel town square we dashed to London for the ACE Sustainability Group meeting. Very interesting discussion about why using the 5 capitals models for sustainability (as discussed in the Future of Consulting Paper https://www.acenet.co.uk/media/4458/foc-a5-overview-2019.pdf) in project procurement would be a fantastic driver [...]

ACE SUSTAINABILITY GROUP MEETING2019-12-05T16:04:37+00:00

ACE FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY PT 2: CHANGING TIMES

2019-10-23T09:28:32+00:00

  "If you’re not already engaged with the ACE about the Future of Consulting, I would urge you to do so. There were a lot of really interesting discussions on how the consultancy industry in the construction sector can redefine itself to better meet the needs of the future. Much has been written about the difficulties that everyone faces due [...]

ACE FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY PT 2: CHANGING TIMES2019-10-23T09:28:32+00:00

ACE FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY PT 1: EXPORT POTENTIAL

2019-10-23T09:22:09+00:00

  "There were some very interesting insights at the ACE Future of Consultancy Conference and I would like to share some slides with you on export potential. At a time when we do appear to be heading for a relatively flat economic period, this is a timely reminder that there is still an awful lot of opportunity for winning new [...]

ACE FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY PT 1: EXPORT POTENTIAL2019-10-23T09:22:09+00:00

GOVERNMENT SET TO SCRAP RAIL FRANCHISING MODEL

2019-10-18T17:09:49+00:00

Interesting article in Infrastructure Intelligence this week regarding the end of the UK's rail franchising system. Mike Brown, commercial director of Geo-Environmental Services Ltd and chair of the ACE’s rail sector interest group, was asked to comment: It has become clear that rail franchising does not help collaboration across the network and this has prevented the railway from working as [...]

GOVERNMENT SET TO SCRAP RAIL FRANCHISING MODEL2019-10-18T17:09:49+00:00

ACE – FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY DINNER

2019-10-16T12:59:12+00:00

"Some great speeches at the Future Of Consultancy Dinner hosted by the ACE last night. The ACE are absolutely right in getting its membership to focus on change. In particular the digital revolution and the changing demands of society are having an impact right now and the pace of change will intensify. There are barriers to achieving the vision but [...]

ACE – FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY DINNER2019-10-16T12:59:12+00:00

UK GOV – SPENDING REVIEW DELAY

2019-09-27T13:33:55+00:00

Very interesting times we live in at the moment.  Over the last few months I have attended a lot of meetings with the ACE, Pension Companies, Insurance Companies and other construction companies.  Almost everyone I have spoken to has complained about how volatile the trading environment has become, with the blame being laid at the volatility of UK politics at [...]

UK GOV – SPENDING REVIEW DELAY2019-09-27T13:33:55+00:00

FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY CONFERENCE 2019

2019-07-03T15:20:36+00:00

Many thanks to the ACE for recently organising the Future of Consultancy Conference. Well done to them for recognising that the Consultant Engineering sector is undergoing a time of radical change and mobilising resource to talk about how it and it’s members can rise to meet these challenges. We heard from a range of industry experts and clients, who gave [...]

FUTURE OF CONSULTANCY CONFERENCE 20192019-07-03T15:20:36+00:00