BLOG: Diversification is the lifeline of higher education in the UK
Higher education is a fast paced sector and one that is kept on its toes by an ever-changing landscape – be it due to changes in politics, trends in undergraduate and postgraduate studies, evolving demands of domestic and global job markets or changes to funding.
BLOG: Gender is irrelevant - particularly when it comes to health and safety
Chloe Biddle is one of the women that make up just 14% of the construction industry. But to Chloe, gender is irrelevant when it comes to the far more critical significance of her job.
BLOG: Building up to my next step on the construction career ladder
Was an apprenticeship the right choice? Yes it was the best decision I could have made, and heres why. From day one Ive been exposed to so many different aspects of construction and had the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects.
BLOG: Open Doors 2018
With a vast range of opportunities and roles it really doesn’t matter where you start, its where you can go that counts. There are many options available as people develop in their careers.
BLOG: The time is right for social enterprises to make a splash in UK construction
Josh Steiner from Wates Construction, looks at how small social enterprises can capitalise on business growth opportunities currently present in the construction sector.
BLOG: Up against a brick wall
Steve Beechey, Group Strategy Director & MD Government Affairs talks about the challenges facing the education sector.
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: Region's Built Environment must up its game in response to rising 'senior living' development
An increase in investment in high-end retirement developments across the south must be met with innovation and adaptability if the senior living sector is to realise its emerging potential.
BLOG: The Digital Transformation Of The Construction Industry
Historically the industry has been used to working in silos, however for BIM to be successful; we need to work collaboratively with others, which requires a change in approach, behavior and mindset.