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CHAS introduces new Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Growth Assessment

The supply chain risk management expert has teamed up with the Supply Chain Sustainability School to introduce the Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) Growth Assessment. Designed by construction clients, contractors and sub-contractors, the assessment provides a framework for organisations of ...

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New £1bn medium works construction framework announced

National framework provider Pagabo has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for the second generation of its popular Medium Works framework, which will be valued at £1 billion. The current Medium Works framework is one of Pagabo’s most popular and ...

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Kier joins business consortium to support those displaced by conflict with employment opportunities

Kier has become the first construction company to join a UK-based business consortium to support RefuAid and provide employment opportunities to Ukrainian refugees. The consortium, which has been brought together by Emma Sinclair MBE and is in partnership with RefuAid aims ...

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NBS and CIBSE renew partnership until 2023

NBS, a leading construction data platform, has renewed its partnership with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) for a further year. The partnership brings together a wealth of information, content and resources from both organisations, providing support throughout ...

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Willmott Dixon recognised as one of UK’s best employers for women

Willmott Dixon has been listed again by The Times as one of the UK’s top 50 places to work for women. It’s the fourth successive year the company has featured in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 guide, ...

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SOCOTEC acquires Base Quantum

SOCOTEC Group, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) in the construction, infrastructure and environment sectors, has acquired Base Quantum, a Quantity Surveying, Dispute Resolution and Expert Witness practice, based in the UK. Base Quantum is a fast-growing ...

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Kevin Irons joins Arena’s Industrial & Commercial Structures division

Arena Group, an industry leader in the supply of temporary architecture and infrastructure, has appointed Kevin Irons as Sales Manager of its specialist Industrial and Commercial Venues division, April 2022. Kevin’s role will serve a growing demand in the civil ...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Injuries on construction sites are costing businesses £3.16bn a year

Injuries and ill-health in the UK construction industry are now costing upwards of £16.2 billion, new data has revealed. Around 20 per cent (£3.16 billion) of that cost was incurred by employers and 22 per cent (£3.5 billion) by the ...

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David Frise joins City of London taskforce

David Frise, Chief Executive of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), has been invited by the City of London Corporation to play a key role on the Skills for a Sustainable Skyline Taskforce, which has been set up to address ...

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Pagabo Foundation launches the Feelgood Games to tackle mental health

National framework provider Pagabo’s charitable arm, the Pagabo Foundation, has launched the Feelgood Games to encourage action as part of its commitment to supporting improved mental health within the construction industry. The fitness initiative aims to get the construction industry ...

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