2020 continues to challenge us. While we’re collectively navigating a ‘new normal’, there is one thing that we as a nation have embraced; we’ve hit the reset button and discovered a new work-life balance.
Moving more cellular: The impact of Covid on office design
The meteoric rise in open plan living has dominated our home environments over the past decade and this has also been reflected in our work domains. However, a change in office trend has been forecast, prompted by the global pandemic and requirement for social distancing.
The benefits for working closer to home
With the majority of us forced to work from home during lockdown, the appetite for lengthy commutes to the workplace has drastically reduced. Our working life has been reshaped and businesses are being forced to adjust and become more adaptable to employee needs.
Armistice Day - Lest we forget
As we show our support for Armistice Day, we remember our role in supporting the military through World War II and our construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
Delivering zero-carbon school buildings
As part of our Wates Summer Series, involving experts from across the industry, we discussed delivering zero-carbon school buildings. Stephen Beechey, Group Public Sector Director, shares the key points from the workshop in the following blog.
Operating an essential site during uncertain times
John Carlin, Regional MD Wates Construction Midlands, explores how new ways of working are helping to deliver one of the Midlands’ most challenging and important projects
Celebrating our association with the Armed Forces
As we show our support for Armed Forces Week, we remember our role in supporting the military through World War II and our construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
Making our HQ office Covid-secure
Using a simple five-step plan, our Wates FM specialists explain the changes introduced at our Leatherhead HQ office in preparation for colleagues’ safe return to the office.
VE Day 75: Celebrating our association with the Armed Forces
As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we remember our role in supporting the military through World War II and our construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
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