Loraine Martins MBE speaks at Nichols Now Is The Time event

This week, we were delighted to host a ‘Now Is The Time, We Are The People’ event on the importance of anti-racism with guest speaker Loraine Martins MBE, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Network Rail. Loraine generously shared her personal stories and insights into the history of racism, highlighting daily challenges still faced by minority communities around the world, and inspiring us all to do whatever we can to bring about positive change.


Enabling Momentous and Sustainable Change

Nichols Temi Afolabi has written a powerful article on Enabling Momentous and Sustainable Change which addresses some important, timely issues along with suggestions for what we can do to make a change.

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Speeding up the delivery of major projects

Nichols Simon Kirby has written an article for Infrastructure Intelligence on speeding up the delivery of major infrastructure projects in line with the ambitious challenge recently set out by Government. To read the article click here.


The Mike Nichols Award for Inspiration 2020

We are delighted to announce that nominations have opened for this year’s Mike Nichols Award for Inspiration.

This award celebrates the legacy of our founder and guiding star – recognising inspirational individuals, projects, programmes and organisations, and their contribution to successful transformational change for the world and society. The award will be presented at the APM awards ceremony in November.

We very much look forward to reading your entries and learning about what has inspired you in the past year, shining a light during this difficult time. Please click here for further details and nomination forms.


The importance of integrated planning and strategic rail investments

An article by Nichols Satish Luhar on the importance of integrated planning and strategic rail investments in the Midlands and North; outlining their impact on UK growth and stronger communities post Covid-19, has been published in today’s Transport Times. This follows our contribution to the National Infrastructure Commission’s Rail Needs Assessment.

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International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! We are celebrating this year’s IWD by sharing an extract of our campaign ‘Mind the Gap’ which was created in collaboration with Sorry to Interrupt. We hope you enjoy!