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.
Topping out ceremony held for science park building
WATES IN THE NEWS
Wates Construction held a topping out ceremony to celebrate the latest milestone in the creation of a new HQ for leading software company The Access Group.
The Built Environment - how far have we changed in 25 years?
WATES IN THE NEWS#
Sir James Wates CBE reflects on the state of the construction industry over the past 25 years and what the future might hold.
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.
BLOG: Award-winning delivery in complex clinical environments
As highly technical and complex clinical environments, science facilities require a very meticulous and collaborative approach to construction.
BLOG: driving performance is reliant on people
People are the lifeline of our industry. With industry growth must come more investment in the future workforce. Read more on why training is so vital to our industry.