BLOG: The bricks and mortar of partnership working in Flintshire
Framework Manager Mick Cunningham discusses the benefits of partnership working and rolling out the successes of Wates work across the county.
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.
BLOG: Giving back is what gives me pride in my work
Each year Wates holds Reshaping Tomorrow Week (11-15 June), a unique volunteering event that sees the business 4,000 employees donate their time to support the communities in which they live and work.
BLOG: Taking social value to the next level
Christian Bailey considers the case for taking social value to the next level and how Wates has explored ways in which to unlock greater local benefit via the NWCH Frameworks.
BLOG: Inspiring the next generation of East Midlands workers
At Wates, we were involved in a range of events over the summer designed to help young people in the East Midlands develop an awareness of the world of work and take their next steps towards a construction career.
BLOG: Three years of Wates and empa, delivering for the public sector
Procurement frameworks have climbed the construction industry agenda over the past five years and with them have come a very distinct set of industry standards when it comes to procurement, local impact, supply chain management and partnership working.
BLOG: James Wates CBE: Train to win
“The apprenticeship levy is coming, so we might as well make the best of it. And how we do that is by thinking smarter and working together to make the scheme succeed for us.”
BLOG: CITB must change to meet the industry's needs
“Our industry faces major skills challenges to deliver the pipeline of work that includes increased housebuilding and major infrastructure projects.”
INSIGHT: James Wates CBE joins board of Tomorrows Company
Tomorrows Company, the independent think tank helping businesses to be a force for good, today announced that James Wates CBE, chairman of the Wates Group, has joined its board as deputy chairman.