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Communities Count: the Four Steps to Unlocking Social Value

This year, Wates Group launched a report to evaluate the impact of the Social Value Act with Local Authorities & Housing Associations. The report commissioned with Social Enterprise UK, PwC, the Chartered Institute of Housing, and Orbit Group is the largest and most comprehensive survey since the introduction of the Social Value Act, examining the views of commissioners,...

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UK universities invest in estates to win fight for students

Wates survey reveals that attracting students is the main driver behind building projects at UK universities 79 per cent of higher education institutions will carry out a major...

Social Enterprise can drive economic growth

The Issue If the Government can continue to drive the Social Enterprise agenda to the heart of business we know it would not only create more jobs and boost the economy, but also...

Helping the Government to be Houseproud

To encourage politicians to prioritise housing as an area of investment, Wates Living Space sponsors Houseproud, a campaign spearheaded by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)...

Wates in partnership with The Prince’s Trust

Wates has joined the Construction & Business Services Leadership Group with The Prince’s Trust, as part of the Trust’s Get into Construction programme.

Wates makes progress with industry leading Target Zero campaign

Wates has published a progress report on its industry leading Target Zero campaign, which pledges to cut non- hazardous waste to landfill to zero by 2010.Target Zero was launched in...