The COVID-19 pandemic has presented major challenges to both our industry and our business, but it has also brought to the fore some incredible positives.
New ways of working - our response to COVID-19
Site and project teams across the Wates Group are working hard to ensure that site operating procedures are followed, so that we continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of our teams.
Open doors goes digital at the Royal College of Surgeons in London
In light of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic Open Doors Week 2020 was changed from being an onsite experience to a virtual one.
A career in the built environment: There's something for everyone.
During National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February), we want to highlight the wide range of job opportunities available in the built environment. Hear from some of our apprentices and trainees who are helping to break down the common myths about apprenticeships in construction.
Open Doors Week: 16-21 March 2020
Open doors offers something for everyone and can give you a chance to meet our teams and learn about the diverse range of career paths on offer in our industry. Book your place at one of our sites today using an interactive map.
Changing our habits
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.