Monthly Archives: February 2014

How much startup time do you need for research projects? You might need more than you think

In my experience the key thing delaying the start of research projects is staff availability – whether you have access to the people you need or if you need to recruit. Remember: if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys. Recruiting staff can be a pretty volatile process, depending on how much experience you have of […] More…

What high street vacancy rates really mean

While retail vacancy rates in the UK are declining, one in every seven shops is still empty. So is this decline all good news, or is it hiding some potentially bad news? More…

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Interesting article on the future of Towns and Cities in the Drum Magazine – and I don’t just say that because I’m quoted in it! A couple of key talking points on future cities: The Future city will look a lot like the current city It will be a lot more efficient – in many […] More…