Read the article The Seven Deadly Sins of Stakeholder Engagement from Hames Sharley
14 Aug 2017

The Seven Deadly Sins of Stakeholder Engagement

By Michael Cooper

Our checklist of seven deadly sins that should be avoided in the consultation process…

Read the article The Changing Landscape of Stakeholder Engagement from Hames Sharley
14 Aug 2017

The Changing Landscape of Stakeholder Engagement

By Naden Scarfone

While community consultation has long been part of many regulatory frameworks, the way it is conducted often leaves a lot to be desired...

Read the article Scenery, not greenery? from Hames Sharley
12 Jul 2017

Scenery, not greenery?

By Pete Kempshall with Rachel Seal

It’s common knowledge that if you want to rediscover your calm you head back to nature. But could it be that we’re too narrow in our view of what we experience as uplifting, and could architecture have the same effect on our mood as parkland?

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26 Jun 2017

Encyclopedia of Man-Made Plants and Animals Released

By Vanessa McDaid

From tuskless elephants and hornless rhinos to glow in the dark fish and square apples, the modification of flora and fauna has been going on for eons, both by design and accident.

A Singapore artist by the name of Robert Zhao Renhui has just released A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World, a striking photographic collection of living things that have been affected by human intervention in nature.

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29 May 2017

The Location Equation

By Darren Bilborough

Why the daily commute should be a key factor in office decision making…

When selecting an office, after questioning size and cost the next biggest issue often relates to concerns around commuting.

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21 May 2017

Face values

By Pete Kempshall

You can’t ever underestimate the value of face-to-face interaction. The benefits are many: you can bounce ideas off others, unlocking creativity that might not otherwise be accessed via email or text; you can gain more information when negotiating a deal; or you can simply gauge whether someone really likes that idea you floated. There’s just no substitute for being able to read someone’s body language.

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20 May 2017

Mercedes-Benz Continues its Assault on Tesla’s Energy Storage Solutions

By Vanessa McDaid

Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz has made its promised entry into the home energy storage market in the UK, taking on Tesla and its Powerwall, according to a recent article in Road Show.

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19 May 2017

The power of attraction

By Darren Bilsborough

With certain employment areas suffering from a well-documented skills shortage, it’s more important than ever to attract and retain good staff. One of the key ways to do this – clearly – is to make your office as appealing a space as possible. But where do you start?