The cost of poor quality in construction

Cost of poor quality has been much discussed in the construction industry in recent years. Studies have estimated that the direct costs of avoidable errors in the construction sector are around 5% of project value, or £5 billion per annum in the UK. Whilst some...

Vertical integration in construction

There are more challenges than ever facing the construction industry. Material availability, supply chain distortions, labour shortages and the increasing burden to monitor and reduce emissions are all weighing on profitability and performance in the sector. Could a...

Home Truths – Focus, simplicity and managerial control

Some insights drawn from fifty years of management consulting. Physicists hold on to a number of ‘universal constants’.  They are fixed and reliable – things that you can build on.  Collinson Grant’s ‘Home Truths’ provide a similar sound platform for businesses and...

Private Equity

Our staff with a client at Northgate Vehicle Hire Managing companies in difficult situations – on behalf or Private Equity owners Investments don’t govern themselves; active ownership is the answer. Collinson Grant has been working with private equity for more...