BLOG: Rebuilding the college where my construction career began
I have always wanted to work within the property and construction industry and my apprenticeship was the first step towards doing that.
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: My Apprenticeship at Wates is giving me a head start to a career in construction
Going to university is often seen as the only path to career success but with the prospect of a five-figure debt and no guaranteed job at the end of it, Julia Cox has chosen an alternative route to a future in construction.
BLOG: Building confidence while forging my career in construction
An apprenticeship has given me the qualifications for further study at university and opened the door to a hugely rewarding and exciting career path.
BLOG: Wates' sustainability success in the Southern Home Counties
We’ve developed a number of initiatives to drive best practice across the business and generate environmental savings for construction projects.
BLOG: Trading with organisations that support local communities can make a difference
Ian Vickers discusses the role social enterprises play in building successful, sustainable communities when part of a local supply chain.
BLOG: Working together for leisure
Leisure centres are proving increasingly important community hubs for towns and cities across the country.
BLOG: Inside RAF Marham
Our projects give us the opportunity to make a positive impact on the communities in which we work, be it through engagement with local schools or volunteering our time for good causes.
BLOG: Construction is a vital cog in the Midlands Machine
How the construction industry can work with the Midlands Engine to support growth in the region.