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Proprietary companies

Published: 5 November 2015 | Edited: 26 March 2020

With this form of business structure, a sole director/shareholder or, a number of shareholders and/or director/shareholders in association with each ...


Succession planning

Published: 29 October 2015 | Edited: 21 October 2021

A succession plan is a strategy which determines the best way for principals to exit the practice whilst ensuring the practice continues. The plan ...


Valuing or selling a practice

Published: 23 October 2015 | Edited: 21 October 2021

The value of an architectural practice is usually determined by reference to its physical features (assets), the professional work done (work in ...


Online ethics

Published: 20 June 2017

The proliferation of social media presents a range of scenarios where architects and graduates and students of architecture require a clear ...


Low fees - implications for the building industry

Published: 26 October 2015

As part of a program of construction industry research, CSIRO published a study in 2000 (1) that explored the factors affecting the quality of design ...


Payment of architect fees

Published: 28 October 2015 | Edited: 13 February 2020

(Previously known as Security for payment of fees) Sometimes it can be difficult to get your fees and accounts paid. Even if you have taken measures ...


Profit and profitability

Published: 23 October 2015

A very common word in our community and one of the most commonly used words in business management must surely be 'profit', but, in spite of the ...


Managing people

Published: 10 May 2017

The successful management of people in a design focused environment such as architectural practice will produce a more harmonious workplace and ...


Moral rights

Published: 21 June 2018

The Copyright Act contains provisions that expressly recognise and protect the moral rights of authors. Whereas copyright is concerned more about ...


Brand creation and implementation

Published: 29 August 2018

Brand is what people think, feel and say about you. It’s simple. Identifying, articulating and communicating your brand – that’s not so simple. Begin ...


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