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.
BLOG: Keeping a circular economy in the loop
Wates Constructions Steven Bell discusses the need to embed the principles of a circular economy in industry operations to help conserve resources and maximise value.
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.