:::: MENU ::::

AG Midgley; London

Expertise in Planning, Scheduling and Delay Analysis

Blog

  • Sep 30 / 2016
  • 0
Practice Updates

Programme advice:

 Blue chip client completes on time.

“AG Midgley were commissioned to provide programme advice for one of our blue chip clients, on a large scheme in the Midlands. Alan’s advice allowed us to not only mitigate delays through informed commercial discussions, but also to avoid disputes and to resolve a series of key changes amicably. The project successfully achieved PC on time.”

Kim Kerton – Director, Project management, Capita property and infrastructure.

  • Dec 06 / 2015
  • 0
Practice Updates

Time Management in Construction Law: An enquiry as to the efficacy of, and possible improvements to, the Contractual provisions for Time in complex projects and Programmes

“In Construction and at an operational level, the consequences of unpredictability are well known and documented in the seminal reports by Egan and Latham which led to the enactment of what has come to be known as the Construction Act of 1996 . With regards to disputes on delay, the consequences of unpredictability are of equal potency to their operational counterparts and can be further subdivided into the cause of the delay and the effect of the delay on the end date (or other key dates) otherwise known as the critical path impact of the delay. In this context, the more common or usual matter in contention will be “…why delay occurred and what the period of [critical] delay actually was”

Extract from M.Sc Dissertation: Copyright Alan Midgley and King’s College London

  • Oct 13 / 2014
  • 0
Practice Updates

GAO Schedule Assessment Guide

Alan worked with the CIOB to provide expert guidance to the US-GAO’s Schedule assessment Guide, published 2012

“The U.S. Government Accountability Office is responsible for, among other things, assisting the Congress in its oversight of the federal government, including agencies’ stewardship of public funds

Continue Reading

  • Oct 13 / 2014
  • 0
Practice Updates

Guide to Good Practice in the Management of Time in Complex Projects

In 2010, Alan Chaired the CIOB’s Guide to the Management of Time;

Delayed completion affects IT, process plant, oil and gas, civil engineering, shipbuilding and marine work contracts. In fact it affects all industries in all countries and the bigger the project, the more damage delayed completion causes to costs, to reputation and sometimes, even to the survival of the contracting parties themselves.

In simple projects, time can be managed intuitively by any reasonably competent person, but complex projects cannot and a more analytical approach is necessary if the project is to succeed.

Continue Reading

  • Oct 13 / 2014
  • 0
Practice Updates

COP for Project Management

Alan Midgley was delighted to have been part of the CIOB’s working group for the 5th Edition;

The first edition of the Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development , published in 1992, was groundbreaking in many ways. Now in its fifth edition, prepared by a multi–institute task force coordinated by the CIOB and including representatives from RICS, RIBA, ICE, APM and CIC, it continues to be the authoritative guide and reference to the principles and practice of project management in construction and development. Continue Reading