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Practice Resilience Digest

A collection of features and advice from architects and experts, to keep your practice resilient during tough economic times.

The Practice Resilience Digest has been put together to support practices of all sizes. It compiles 32 RIBA Professional Features, packed with tips, tools and strategies to assist practices through a tough economic period.

Featuring essential business advice, it covers areas such as:

  • best practice in cash flow management
  • how to develop a business plan
  • how to set fees
  • winning work and being paid
  • diversifying into new sectors
  • promoting your practice

It also suggests new ways of working, highlighting staff wellbeing initiatives and innovative uses of technology to future proof our businesses.

With tips on everything, from improving at networking to using smart software to chase late payments, the Practice Resilience Digest is an essential handbook for any professional architect.

RIBA's Professional Features within the digest cover a range of topics, including how to:

  • make time to win new work
  • set out fees
  • deal with challenging clients
  • discover ways to branch out into new sectors
  • find out about research funding opportunities

Each feature in the digest contains a link to further information and more details.

Crucially, the advice in its pages comes from experienced architects and their built environment peers. These are the insights of working professionals, and the lessons they have learned during the good times and bad.

They are all grounded in experience. As such, they can enhance your understanding of what it is to be an architect today.

The Practice Resilience Digest was produced by the RIBA Practice Department. Many thanks to the many practices and consultants who contributed.

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