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Business and career resilience hub

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Business and career resilience hub

Acknowledging the current level of challenge and opportunity globally, RIBA is delivering relevant content and resources around business resilience that can be applied to your practice and in your career

Business and career resilience

Unforeseen global events are triggering disruption and turbulence across the world. For the design and construction industry this is resulting in multiple headwinds: supply chain issues, planning delays, steep inflation in costs, talent shortages and skills gaps. Amid the uncertainty, social and economic shifts are also presenting opportunities for architects. As an innovative profession, architects provide important design services for a changing society. A society, for instance, that is going to be increasingly less dependent on fossil fuels.

Resilience is not only about the need to recover from setbacks and to change, but also how to thrive in altered circumstances. In addition to the operational, commercial and financial resilience required for success in business, resources focus on human resilience and wellbeing, which are essential if individuals and teams are to flourish during times of stress. The longer term view is also brought into play by highlighting the expertise, skills and innovative technologies required to meet the future needs of the built environment and to build social and environmental sustainability.

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Business and career resilience playlist

Watch our videos that explore how to increase your business and career resilience.

Business and career resilience playlist

Latest professional features

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Where to find free business resources

As the economic environment becomes more challenging, practices may benefit from free business resources available across the UK. Explore our newly updated guide to free mentoring, expert advice, and financial support.
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How to set strategic goals that produce tangible results

Setting goals for your practice, or your own personal development, is an analytic process that has to be worked through step-by-step, say business coaches.
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Future-proof your practice with Scenario Planning

Identifying tomorrow’s threats and opportunities in the architecture industry.
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Five easy fixes you can make to improve your website right now for 2023

Getting the content right for your website should be a priority for the new year. Find out from a web expert how you can make quick, easy changes to your practice website to attract better clients this year and improve your overall brand.
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Can your practice thrive without you?

David Miller – speaker at the RIBA’s forthcoming Guerrilla Tactics event – tells us about how a personal circumstance led to a radical shake-up of working methods in his practice, all designed to empower younger staff members.
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How to remain resilient in challenging times

Doubling down on core values and principles, and looking at diversifying your business are practical measures that can help practices navigate a downturn.
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Should architects be preparing for a UK recession?

Now is the time for prepare for an uncertain future and rising costs

What's behind the 2022 downturn in architects' confidence?

September 2022 RIBA Future Trends Survey: a closer look at the architects' market.
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How RIBA’s Sustainable Business Development Toolkit can improve business impacts

RIBA’s new toolkit sets out a variety of steps practices can take to measure and improve their own business impacts, as well as helping them shape their businesses in line with their environmental, social and ethical ambitions.

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Contact the RIBA Membership Development team:

Already a member? Call RIBA Contact Centre and Membership Servicing’s dedicated line with your membership number ready at: +44 (0)20 7307 5355

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