In a profession under pressure, unpaid internships are becoming increasingly common, but they may be placing our most vulnerable students and graduates at risk. Melonie Bayl-Smith unpacks the issues.
Our colleagues at ArchiTeam are crowdfunding a research project to develop data and knowledge about small practice. We encourage practitioners at all scales to support.
What are your obligations in terms of unpaid internships? Nick Ruskin from K&L Gates looks at the fine print.
For Bryant Alsop, success comes from building strong relationships – with consultants, builders and suppliers as well as valued employees.
Do you have plans in place for the future of your practice and the key people who are so crucial to its success? Book NOW for the August ACA Insight webinar.
The ACA is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Built Environment Channel (BEC), a free digital screen network available to practices big and small.
Fair Work has announced new leave entitlements, applicable from 1 August.
The ACA is pleased to announce the launch of version 2 of the ACA Architects’ Time/Cost Calculator.
The conversation about fees is taking off across social media. John Held argues that many of the contemporary problems facing architects derive from unpriced risk, and that nationwide research and smarter business practices are part of the solution.
ACA – SA is developing advice for all members about the effective use of performance reviews. To get going we want to hear from you.
Implementing policies and staff training around harassment are important, but enforcement is crucial. Employers must be prepared to take direct action when required, advises employment law specialist Elizabeth Radley.
The ACA – NSW/ACT branch has planned a host of interesting events for the second half of 2018.
The ACA – Vic/Tas branch has had a busy few months, with elections, a business toolbox seminar and ongoing feedback on the Victorian Schools Capital Works program.
The findings of the 2018 National Salary Survey, with analysis by Dr Gill Matthewson, are now out. There is still a gender pay gap and some practices persist in paying under Award minimums!