The 2020 Mike Nichols Award winner is announced

Nichols was delighted to award the 2020 Mike Nichols Award for Inspiration to Babcock’s Zephyr Plus Project Team at the annual APM Awards ceremony last night. Their tireless determination and pioneering work during the last year has been a true inspiration and has contributed to the lives of so many.

This distinguished award recognises inspirational individuals, projects, programmes and organisations, and their contribution to successful transformational change for the world and society.


The importance of streamlining processes

Nichols’ Alistair Godbold has recently published a piece on the importance of streamlining processes to achieve greater productivity and better results. Click here to read his piece.


First towns set to receive investment as part of Towns Fund

The Government has recently announced the first seven Town Deal offers, worth almost £180 million, as part of the £3.6 billion Towns Fund. Nichols was delighted to have been appointed by MHCLG as part of the Towns Fund Delivery Partner in May this year, a consortium of consultancy support led by Arup. We are excited about the opportunities this investment will create and the confidence boost it will bring to local people during this difficult time.


Nichols welcomes Simon Kirby

We are delighted to announce that Simon Kirby has joined Nichols. We welcome Simon to our team of strategic change specialists, bringing our clients vision to reality, using experience, expertise and conscious awareness to ensure the delivery of outstanding projects and programmes.

Frances Nichols and Kathryn Nichols remain as Chair and Chief Executive of The Nichols Group respectively. In his work at Nichols, Simon will have no role in respect of the company’s work with HS2 Ltd.


Achieving Project Speed

We are delighted to feature in today’s New Civil Engineer with an article outlining our thoughts on achieving Project Speed. In the article, we identify three key transformative accelerators for achieving faster project delivery. Click here to read more.


The Mike Nichols Award for Inspiration finalists are announced

Thank you to all those who entered, every application was truly inspiring and we would like to congratulate all those who applied or were nominated on their outstanding successes and achievements. The winner will be announced at the virtual APM Awards Ceremony on 16 November 2020.

Click here to view the finalists.