We’ve put together a series of guides for design professionals which offer practical advice and information on the business issues facing today’s designers.
How to strengthen your business by planning, developing and retaining a good working relationship with your clients.
Collaboration amongst design agencies is common in the industry. This guide outlines different types of partnerships, alliances and associations.
Why employment law is important and how to deal with issues surrounding sick leave, redundancy, equal opportunities and maternity leave.
How design consultancies are increasing their value by finding new ways of partnering with their clients.
Why you should consider working for the public sector and how best to approach the tender process.
How IP rights and their consideration in project contracts can apply in the day to day running of a commercial design consultancy.
The UK Design Alliance is a partnership of more than 20 national and regional design organisations and networks who are all working to strengthen the design sector.
Find out who's a member of the UK Design Alliance, why it was set up and what it's doing to support the Good Design Practice campaign, which promotes professional development with a directory of training courses and professional development opportunities for designers and a set of free business guides.
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