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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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Pagabo and The Open University release construction playbook podcast

National framework provider Pagabo has released an eight-part podcast series all about The Construction Playbook, created in partnership with The Open University. The partnership formed between the organisations was established through a shared passion for advancing education and offering a ...

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Mayor of London calls for temporary visa scheme for construction workers

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has called on Government to create a temporary visa scheme for construction workers to alleviate the impact of Brexit and the pandemic on the building industry. The Mayor is proposing that ministers create a ...

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International coalition publishes universal standard for reporting embodied carbon in construction

The world’s first universal standard for reporting carbon dioxide emissions used in the building and lifecycle of structures – also known as ‘embodied and operational carbon’ within the construction industry has been published. Globally agreed by 49 prominent professional bodies, ...

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Covid fallout could lead to a harsh winter for construction

Actuate UK, the alliance of leading UK building engineering services, has warned that Covid continues to cast a dark shadow on the construction industry and says the knock-on effects of the pandemic will continue to be felt long after the ...

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454 hard hats represent the number of suicides in UK construction each year 

A total of 454 hard hats have been laid out at the Leeds College of Building to represent the number of construction workers who die from suicide each year, as new research finds that almost half (49 per cent) of ...

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Willmott Dixon named 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, which follows its position as the UK’s highest placed contractor in the 2020 FT Diversity Leaders list of the ...

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Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group to close

After nearly 30 years of actively supporting and promoting the interests of specialist engineering in the construction industry the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has announced it will come to a close early in 2021. The SEC Group currently represents ...

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Willmott Dixon’s chief people officer honoured for workplace diversity and inclusion

Willmott Dixon’s Chief People Officer Rick Lee has been recognised with an OBE for services to Business and Equality in the 2021 New Year Honours list. Lee has been at the forefront of Willmott Dixon’s drive to become a more ...

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CIBSE launches Covid-19 achievement award

A new award recognising the work undertaken by building services professionals and the wider supply chain to combat the effects of Covid-19 has been set up by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). The COVID-19 Achievement Award, set ...

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