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Wates FM expands HMRC partnership following successful year
24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Wates FM continues to grow its public sector presence, expanding HMRC contract from four sites to 19 after less than one year.
Wates encourages colleagues to 'take a minute' as UK suicide rates soar to highest levels in years
10 SEPTEMBER 2020
Wates is using World Suicide Prevention Day as a call to action, to encourage colleagues to help create ‘suicide safer communities’, where they can talk openly and less secretively about suicide.
Wates FM names on new four year Constructing West Midlands Framework
31 JULY 2020
Wates Facilities Management has been appointed to the four-year Constructing West Midlands Framework (CWM2), managed by Acivico, under Lot 2, Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) and maintenance services.
Wates focuses on opportunities that lie ahead
21 JULY 2020
The Wates Group has unveiled a series of organisational changes that will intensify its focus on the opportunities that lie ahead in its key sectors. The announcement incorporates revisions to its structure along with a series of new executive appointments.
Wates FM continues growth with global investment firm
10 JULY 2020
Wates Facilities Management has secured a three-year contract with global investment management organisation, Barings.
The summer financial statement - response from Wates Group
08 JULY 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today unveiled a multi-billion pound package of investment including a ‘Plan for Jobs’ to spur the UK’s recovery from the Coronavirus outbreak. Paul Chandler, Group MD, Wates Construction Group, responded on behalf of Wates Group.
Wates announces resumption of full pay for majority of workforce
02 JULY 2020
Wates Group Chief Executive David Allen said the decision had been made possible by the “amazing efforts” colleagues had made to keep the business performing and delivering for its customers through the challenging conditions of lockdown.
Wates FM celebrates successful first anniversary
1 JULY 2020
Facilities management provider emerges buoyantly out of lockdown to celebrate its first anniversary with expanding portfolio, exemplary safety performance and by setting the bar for a safe return to work.
Prime Minister announces New Deal for Britain: Statement from the Wates Group
30 JUNE 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today announced plans which will enable the nation to “build back better,” pledging £5bn in capital funds for the creation of new schools, roads, hospitals and other infrastructure improvements.