“With the government’s new focus on ‘build, build, build’ this is the perfect time to consider a career in the built environment.” Debbie Crew – Head of Talent and Resourcing, Wates Group.
Celebrating our young talent during adversity
We asked two of our promising young apprentices, Beth Turner – Production Management Trainee and Liv Nicholls – Commercial Trainee, for their thoughts on how we can encourage more people to consider construction from an early age.
MYTHBUSTERS - what it's really like to work in the built environment
There are a huge variety of different roles available in the built environment. Hear from some of our apprentices and trainees below who are helping to debunk the common myths about apprenticeships in construction.
The summer financial statement - a positive first step
08 JULY 2020
Paul Chandler, Group MD, Wates Construction Group, reflects on some of the key announcements from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcements in the Government’s Summer Financial Statement
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
Delivering personal and professional projects for the NHS
Paul Chandler, Group Managing Director of Wates Construction, shares a personal story why the Royal London Hospital project means more to him than any other project.
Breaking barriers around men's health
Paul Dodsworth, Managing Director of Wates Construction North, calls for a cultural change in our traditionally considered ‘macho’ industry.
Wates marks Men's Health Week
17 JUNE 2020
Wates Construction is marking Men’s Health Week (15-21st June) with a programme of employee events aimed at encouraging industry workers to talk more and share their health experiences.
Re-writing the rule book - The Royal London Hospital Project
Five weeks on from the project’s completion, Rob Clifford, National MEP Director at Wates Group, reflects on his team’s achievements delivering the 14th and 15th floors of the Royal London Hospital.