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.
2019 Community and Conservation Week
Community and Conservation Week is an annual event providing opportunities for our people to access paid volunteering leave of up to 16 hours per year to support local projects across the country.
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: A culture of building homes
Richard Shroll, Managing Director of Wates Residential North, talks house building in the 21st Century and building on Wates proud heritage.
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: 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.”