The CIOB’s activities in Wales have been quietly gathering momentum this year, with lots of support for industry initiatives and many policy and public affairs successes. This is an overview of what the Welsh team has achieved this year.
As a school boy, I knew that I wanted to be in the construction industry. I knew that I wanted to be working on major projects – place my mark and legacy on the international construction scene. How to get there was the question.
Training Partnerships are the easiest and most effective way of implementing a company-wide training strategy and achieving a fully Chartered workforce. By working together, the Training Partnership scheme can open many doors for any built environment organisation.
In 2018, a survey by Mind found that nearly half of those surveyed had experienced a mental health problem in their current job. The same research found that only half of those who had experienced poor mental health had spoken to their employer about it.
The CIOB Policy and Public Affairs team attended Labour’s Party conference in Brighton and the Conservative’s Party conference in Manchester to discuss key issues affecting construction and the wider built environment.
Since its introduction in 1993, the Chartered Building Company and Consultancy scheme has gone from strength to strength, and now over 440 firms from all over the world are a part of it. The scheme was developed to benefit both companies and consultancies of all sizes in the construction sector.