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: Skilled Workers Don't Grow On Trees
John Dunne is Director of Health, Safety, Environment & Quality for the Wates Group. Here he discusses possible solutions to the construction industry’s skills gap.
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.
INSIGHT: Impact Evaluation of Wates' relationship with Social Enterprises
Report from NEF Consulting, commissioned by the Wates Group and Wates Family Enterprise Trust, examining the impact of our relationship with social enterprises.
INSIGHT: Project Impact Report: Space 2, Nottingham City Council
Space 2, once an empty, derelict building, is a prime example of how crumbling structures can be brought back to life and re-purposed in an enterprising way.
2016 Annual Review : An Insight into a Year of Success
Download the Wates Annual Review for 2016, outlining our financial performance and key achievements.