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The panel exists to develop the sector’s strengths, capability and professional approach, to keep pace with technological and professional change.
The panel also develops and promotes a series of activities to support members working in the sector, including our Small Practitioners Conference.
With extensive experience of running a small practice, you will assist in developing useful guidance and updates to members working in this area.
You will attend four meetings a year and have full access to all related documents. You will undertake some work between meetings.
Participating in the panel is a great way to contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
We invite expressions of interest in panel membership each September, contacting all members except Student Members.
Contact the panel if you have questions about their work.
Explore our range of online training, recorded lectures and up and coming events.
Adapting and thriving in a changing landscape.
Robert Jopling discusses the building regulatory system in Scotland, certification of design and the SER system.
Jason Stordy introduces BIM and explains how his company use it.
A brief guide to navigating your way through building requirements and understanding common issues that delay applications.
How to plan your business growth over time.
How to build a successful small practice - from staffing to financial issues.
Tim Hetherington gives an honest assessment of the mistakes he has made in business on the road to building a successful practice.
Ken McHale MIStructE, of our Small Practitioners Panel, explains why it’s important that structural engineers, as the guardians of public safety, learn when to say no.
Ashley Kacha gives an overview of future trends in structural engineering.