We have launched a new campaign called ‘Changing Our Habits’ to help challenge ourselves and our industry to find a better way, to innovate and to make big, meaningful and lasting changes to protect and restore the natural environment.
What's ahead for Construction in 2020
WATES IN THE NEWS
Building.co.uk interviews industry leaders about what is ahead for Construction in 2020. Sir James Wates, Chairman of Wates Group, was among those featured and remarks that he is approaching 2020 with great optimism.
Seeking gender balance: culture change
WATES IN THE NEWS
Nikunj Upadhyay, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, was interviewed about how company culture, flexible working and the right environment can be a catalyst for change.
Our Guiding Framework defines the Purpose that motivates us, the Goals we are working to achieve and the Behaviours we expect of ourselves and each other. Watch our video below to find out what the Guiding Framework means to us.
2019 Armistice Day: Wates and the Armed Forces
At Wates, we are proud of our association with the armed forces. From supporting the D-Day landings in Normandy during WWII to building a base for the next generation of fighter jets for the RAF.
Will power and public leisure
As an inclusivity champion for construction company Wates, Will Bayley discusses the real power of public leisure facilities in helping people and communities come together and break barriers through sport.
BLOG: Why the rise in absenteeism due to poor mental health is a positive thing
In this blog, John Dunne, Group Safety Health Environment and Quality Director at Wates, outlines why he believes the rise in reported absenteeism due to poor mental health is a positive thing.
VIDEO: D-DAY 75 Celebrating the legacy of British construction and engineering
A new film celebrating a feat of engineering which turned the tide of World War II has been released by Wates on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
2018 marked 100 years since women in the UK were given the right to vote as part of the Representation of the Peoples Act. We used this centenary as an opportunity to profile many of our female colleagues.