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CHAS partnership to tackle modern slavery in construction supply chains

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has partnered with the University of Nottingham Rights Lab to undertake a research project around the risk of modern slavery within construction supply chains, with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). ...

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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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Willmott Dixon achieves Level 3 of the Carbon Trust’s Supply Chain Standard

The independent construction and property services company, has become the first contractor – and one of only three companies globally – to achieve Level 3 of the Carbon Trust’s industry leading Supply Chain Standard. Achieving a score of 82 per ...

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Have your say in Build Recruitment’s Salary Survey 2021

Build Recruitment is working with professionals across the built environment to build its annual salary guide to be released this April. The report will focus on hiring trends, the shift to and from home working, market confidence and of course, ...

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FIS signs RICS Conflict Avoidance Pledge

FIS, the representative body for the £10 billion finishes and interiors sector in the UK, has joined other leading construction groups in signing the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Conflict Avoidance Pledge, which commits businesses to working proactively to ...

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Willmott Dixon pledges laptop donations to support digital upskilling

The independent construction and property services company has pledged to donate up to 400 laptops a year to people who need them most as part of its ‘Building Lives Through Tech’ programme to help those in most need during the ...

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Driving change for a safer future

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has launched an industry-wide consultation into a new proposed Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI), to gather the views on the Code before it is formally launched later this year. The new Code addresses the ...

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Morgan Sindall Property Services contributes to group’s robust performance

Repairs and maintenance specialist, Morgan Sindall Property Services, has contributed to Morgan Sindall Group’s strong performance for the year end of 2020. The construction and regeneration group’s latest figures demonstrate resilience throughout the pandemic, delivering an adjusted operating profit of ...

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Mace overhauls business strategy to set out a clear vision of a more sustainable, and inclusive business model

Mace has launched its 2026 Business Strategy which sets out a radical vision of a more sustainable, more inclusive and more innovative built environment, with purpose at its heart. Alongside this the business has set itself ambitious new growth targets ...

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FWP moves at speed to deliver mass Covid vaccination centres

Architecture, design and masterplanning practice Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) has moved at speed to create community vaccination centres across the North West in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Its team of designers have rolled out seven mass vaccination and ...

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