Simon Berry

Simon Berry


The "A Team" Approach: How a simple change can improve profitability.

Why tracking staff utilisation is important

There are 4 main types of employees in any professional service firmReallocating the nature of work between the different types can drastically improve profitabilityThe A TeamWe are going to be using the hot 80's TV show, The A Team, to illustrate our point: If you have a problem, if no …

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I Love Excel. I Hate Excel.

I Love Excel. I Hate Excel. | Blog

When I was a teenager, I authored an Excel workbook that was used extensively to capture the quantity, species and location of wild animals being spotted from a helicopter - in order to plot, aggregate and extrapolate game populations for management purposes.

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Getting Project Fees Right

Getting Project Fees Right

For years, I worked in the financial team of a large AEC firm. We had over twenty people running the accounting functions that kept the business ticking over. If I reflect on what actually made a difference at the end of the day, I believe there are really only three …

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When to invoice on your projects

When to invoice on your Projects

For years, I worked in the financial team of a large AEC firm. We had over twenty people running the accounting functions that kept the business ticking over. If I reflect on what actually made a difference at the end of the day, I believe there are really only three …

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How to win more of the Right Jobs

How to win more of the Right Jobs

For years, I worked in the financial team of a large AEC firm. We had over twenty people running the accounting functions that kept the business ticking over. If I reflect on what actually made a difference at the end of the day, I believe there are really only three …

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