Association for Project Management

Association for Project Management appoints Professor Adam Boddison as new chief executive

Professor Adam Boddison is to join the Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered body for the project profession, as its new chief executive.

Published 10 June 2021

Nine in ten construction project managers say work has harmed mental wellbeing

The overwhelming majority (93%) of people managing projects in construction say their mental wellbeing has been negatively impacted by their main project, with over a quarter (27%) strongly agreeing with this statement.

Published 10 May 2021

Project profession sees a shift to permanent remote working model

As the easing of lockdown restrictions continue, almost half (49%) of project professionals have revealed that their company is moving to a permanent remote working model for staff with more than one in ten (13%) anticipating that their employer will no longer have an office post-lockdown.

Published 16 April 2021

Sector sceptical over PM’s £5bn construction plan

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the UK Government’s intention to build its way out of the coronavirus economic downturn with a £5 billion capital investment plan but has once again delayed the publication of a revised National Infrastructure Strategy.

Published 30 June 2020

Project managers anticipate bumpy return to ‘new normal’

As the UK prepares to reopen for business, the vast majority of project professionals fear future disruption to their projects as a result of coronavirus, the Association for Project Management (APM) can reveal.

Published 5 May 2020

Project professionals rate people management and stakeholder engagement as most important skillset

The Association for Project Management (APM) has launched the final paper in its Projecting the Future series to help address challenges posed by a rapidly changing world.

Published 15 April 2020

APM reveals the impact of COVID–19 on UK project profession

The majority of project professionals in the UK have already seen their main projects affected as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the Association for Project Management (APM) has revealed.

Published 19 March 2020

Two-thirds of female project professionals have experienced stress at work, finds APM study

The chartered body for the project profession is encouraging women who are experiencing stress in the workplace to join its professional networks for guidance and support.

Published 6 March 2020

Construction project professionals say good planning is main contributor to successful projects

Good planning is the most important factor for preventing construction projects from going over budget, according to new research by Association for Project Management (APM).

Published 27 February 2020

David Hamilton: Project managing the Edinburgh Biomes programme

David Hamilton says his work on the Edinburgh Biomes programme proves that skills are transferable when it comes to project management.

Published 12 February 2020

Combustible materials ‘clearly at fault’ for spread of Grenfell Tower fire

The long-awaited public inquiry report into the Grenfell Tower tragedy has concluded that the choice, combination and installation of cladding led to the fire spreading so quickly.

Published 30 October 2019

Association for Project Management unveils awards finalists

The chartered body for the project profession Association for Project Management (APM) has announced the finalists for its APM Project Management Awards 2019.

Published 23 July 2019

Association for Project Management appoints KPMG MD as first female president

Sue Kershaw has today been named as president of the Association for Project Management (APM).

Published 18 July 2019

Project management ‘contributes £156bn to UK economy’

The size and value of project management to the UK economy and society has been benchmarked for the first time in a major new report.

Published 10 April 2019

Annual salary survey reveals positive outlook for project management professionals

The future of project management is bright with nearly eight out of ten (77%) optimistic about the supply of jobs within the profession over the next five years and almost as many (70%) expecting pay increases in the next year.

Published 20 March 2019