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.
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.
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: Discipline & Uniform Transcend the Military
The matter of transferable skills is the first question that anyone will ask themselves when they change careers and I was no exception when I took the decision to leave the Army in 2004. It had been my life for 17 years and it had undoubtedly shaped me as a person.
BLOG: Supporting our colleagues - Community investment begins at home
There is a really strong culture for giving back at Wates and Ive really enjoyed the past few months of getting to know the teams and seeing their genuine enthusiasm for making a positive difference.
BLOG: Wates & Mental Health - Time to Talk Day
At Wates, the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees is central to our business ethos and success. This includes mental health as much as physical safety.