BIM4SME Awards

Congratulations to the RICS and the team at BIM4SME for organising such an enjoyable night! The delightful setting for the evening was the Westminster Boating Place and our enthusiastic host for the evening was Stefan Mordue from the NBS. Stefan welcomed everyone to this, the RICS BIM4SME’s inaugural Awards event, unique in the industry because they recognise the hard […]

Lewis Kent Award – John Staves

Proud and thrilled to see John Staves, Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership, receive the “Lewis Kent Award” for his dedicated service to the Institution of Structural Engineers, through his work on the Board, including as Honorary Treasurer, Council and the Thames Valley Regional Group and his contributions to Committees, Panels and Task Groups over the past 20 […]


The RICS BIM4SME Awards finalists have been announced and we are thrilled to have been shortlisted in the “BIM Innovation” category. The RICS BIM4SME Awards 2015 recognises and promotes SME’s role and achievements in the UK’s adoption of BIM. The Awards aim to spread awareness, promote best practice and highlight the tremendous opportunities BIM presents […]

Celebrating 15 Years at Michael Aubrey!

Celebrations this week for Andy Campbell who celebrated 15 years working at Michael Aubrey Partnership Being employee number one, Andy has seen a lot of changes in 15 years. “When I first started working at Michael Aubrey Partnership it was just John, Gail and myself working from a small office in Woodley, Reading with just […]

BIM: What Are You Waiting For?

In this second part of our series, I’m talking to John Staves, Chartered Structural Engineer and Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership, about the benefits of working with BIM. What Would You Say To An Architect or Contractor Who Currently Doesn’t Use BIM At All? What are you waiting for? BIM has given us such […]

NBS BIM Tool Kit

Please come along to the next Thames Valley BIM Hub event. It’s a great opportunity to meet other construction organisations in the Thames Valley to share BIM knowledge and best practice. Date: Thursday 30th April 2015     Time: from 16:30 – 19:00 Hosted by: Steljes Limited, Bagshot Manor, Green Lane, Bagshot, Surrey, GU19 5NL Come along […]

Why BIM Adoption Is Good For SME’s; Interview With John Staves

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This month I’m talking to John Staves, Chartered Structural Engineer and Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership about running an SME and how BIM adoption can benefit construction businesses, no matter how small. So John, Why Did You Decide To Become A Structural Engineer? Because I wanted to apply Maths and I wanted to make […]

ISO 9001 Audit Passed For The Eighth Year Running!

On 25 February 2015 we successfully passed our ISO 9001 : 2008 annual audit without any observations or non compliances. Dave Silcock, the Auditor was complimentary of all the systems and procedures and we passed the audit with no major or minor non-conformances. John Staves, MD said “We are absolutely delighted to achieve re-certification to […]

Grand Designs Live – Ask The Expert!

We are delighted to announce that we have been selected to join the “Ask The Expert” panel at the forthcoming “Grand Designs Live” show in London. To claim your 2 for 1 tickets, click here! Talking about the show John Staves said, “I am thrilled to have been chosen to provide expert Structural Engineering advice […]

“BIM Made Simple” Event – What A Success!

Construction professionals gathered at Bearwood Lakes Golf Club this morning to attend the launch of our “BIM Made Simple” series of seminars. John staves shared his passion for BIM, together with Gillian Wright, MD at Traico sharing her passion for collaborative working. Feedback from the event was fantastic, here are just a few snippets; “It […]

“BIM Made Simple” Breakfast Event

Join John Staves and Gillian Wright, Managing Director of Traico for our first “BIM Made Simple” Breakfast Meeting. Click here to register. They will be unpacking how you can achieve a BIM Level 2 compliant project, not just what you need to do to achieve it and how it can benefit your business. In this seminar John and Gillian will cover topics such […]