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Wates encourages employees to ‘take a minute’ on World Suicide Prevention Day

To coincide with today’s World Suicide Prevention Day (Thursday 10 September) family-owned construction, property services and residential development company, Wates Group, has launched a company-wide campaign to encourage colleagues to ‘take a minute’ – time to talk to someone to get help, to not mask how they feel, to notice a ...

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Property and construction industry leads call for a green recovery plan

More than 200 prominent business leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for a clean, inclusive and resilient recovery from coronavirus. The property and construction industry is heavily represented in the letter, with members of the UK Green Building ...

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Staying on-board

Coleen Cloherty, MD at Build Recruitment looks at remote on-boarding and why the Property, Construction and Facilities recruitment sector can help improve people’s job prospects post-lockdown The past few weeks have been unprecedented in terms of upheaval and change to ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Industry leaders provide wellbeing and loneliness support

Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) comes at a time the UK finds itself under great stress as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Working in collaboration with national construction framework organisation Pagabo and software provider Sypro, mental health charity Mates in Mind has released two ...

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Construction industry has proved it can change, says Hackitt

The way the construction industry has responded to the coronavirus crisis shows it is capable of making the changes it must to improve building safety and quality, according to Dame Judith Hackitt. The chair of the Independent Review of Building ...

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Government supports construction industry guidance to avoid disputes

The UK Government has offered its support to the construction industry, by outlining its expectations from businesses as they manage and enforce B2B contracts during the Covid-19 emergency. There is a real concern that the construction industry will become embroiled ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School to launch People Matter Charter

In response to the fact that organisations across the construction industry are increasingly facing more people challenges, relating to both their own workforce and their supply chain, the Supply Chain Sustainability School and its delivery partner Action Sustainability are launching ...

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New charity is launching to address the taboo of mental health in construction

National framework organisation Pagabo is launching a new charity to tackle the taboo of mental health in the construction industry. The fundraising Pagabo Foundation aims to raise the profile of mental health within the construction industry and will fund resources ...

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2020 to be tipping point for digitisation in the UK construction industry

A new in-depth research led report reveals the construction industry is stepping up to its digital transformation opportunity. A survey of 200 UK decision makers in construction, as part of a new industry report, reveals 2020 to be a pivotal ...

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UKGBC Future Leaders invites applicants for 2020 Programme

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has opened applications for its prestigious sustainability leadership and innovation programme aimed at the industry’s Future Leaders. UKGBC Future Leaders has now launched its online application process for the next programme, seeking to attract a select ...

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