Considerate Constructors Scheme Improving the image of construction
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Win a year's free registration with the Scheme!

Win a year's free registration with the Scheme!

To celebrate 5 years of Company Registration and the introduction of Supplier Registration, the Scheme is giving 10 companies the chance to win a year's free registration with the Considerate Constructors Scheme. Since Company Registration was launched in 2009, hundreds of companies have registered with the Scheme to promote their considerate efforts and demonstrate to the public that they are proactively choosing to improve the image of construction. This year has seen the launch of Supplier Registration which allows companies that provide goods and materials to the industry to also become a member of the Scheme and show their commitment to considerate construction. To celebrate Company and Supplier Registration, as well as recently registering the 1000th company, the Scheme is offering 10 companies the chance to win a year's free Company or Supplier Registration by submitting only a few...

2014 National Company Awards

2014 National Company Awards

The grandeur of Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London played host to the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s 2014 National Company Awards. More than 300 guests saw over 80 awards being presented to those registered companies who have demonstrated the highest levels of consideration. The awards were presented by special guest John Maddock, Chairman of the National Federation of Builders. This year, the Scheme presented a total of 85 awards including 37 Bronze, 27 Silver and 16 Gold. From the Gold Award winners, a shortlist was produced of the very highest performers and 2 companies received the top accolade of Most Considerate Company while 3 other companies that were considered for this award were presented with the title of Most Considerate Company Runner-up. The 2014 National Company Award winners For the first time in the Scheme’s history, the prestigious title of Most Considerate...

Team STRATA win Teambuild 2014

Team STRATA win Teambuild 2014

A team of young professionals from KSS, Mott MacDonald, Gardiner & Theobald and BWB Consultancy solved a real-life construction challenge to scoop a £2,000 top prize! Teambuild 2014 challenged teams to plan, design and present proposals for the extensive revamp of Land Securities’ Eastbourne Terrace site, adjacent to Paddington Station. The real masterplan from Fletcher Priest Architects was used as the basis for a weekend of quick-fire challenges. This fascinating project provided the background for a series of taxing scenarios at all stages of the construction process, watched and scored by eminent Judges from all fields across the construction industry. Twelve teams, representing twenty-seven top construction companies, made it through to the hotly-contested finals, and impressed throughout with their professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication. Team STRATA The winning team, awarded a cash prize of £2,000 by the Worshipful Company of...

Spotlight on... language

Spotlight on... language

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to publish its new 'Spotlight on...' initiative which focuses on the use of inappropriate, offensive and foul language. The Scheme's 'Spotlight on...' aims to look at different areas associated with improving the image of construction, and hopes to raise awareness among registered sites, companies and suppliers on how they can help with the issue. A CITB survey, conducted earlier in 2014 and answered by over 500 construction professionals, revealed that sexist, racist, and homophobic language is not simply still a problem on sites and in the construction industry as a whole, but is unfortunately still quite prevalent. The survey discovered that: 61% had heard sexist language at work in the past year, and 14% said they heard it once a week or more More than half (53%) of respondents had heard racist language...

CIC publishes survey results

CIC publishes survey results

CIC2050 Group Construction Industry Survey finds 80% of professionals feel that they make a positive difference through their job. The Construction Industry Council (CIC) 2050 Group today publishes the results of its national online survey, carried out in February and March this year, to find out if people are satisfied working in the industry and what inspires them. It sought views on four key themes: Attitudes to the Industry; Progress on Sustainability; Social Media; Innovation. Over 700 people working in the construction industry took part in the survey, representing a good crosssection of the professions, and including those in facilities management, academia and sales andmarketing. The overall response was overwhelmingly positive to working in construction with 83% saying they are proud to work in the industry and 55% believe theirs is an inspiring job. While the overall response to job satisfaction was positive, the survey...

Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS)

Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS)

A potentially life-saving initiative aimed at reducing collisions involving vulnerable road users and construction vehicles has been released by the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) project. CLOCS, an industry-led project sponsored by Transport for London (TfL) to reduce injuries and deaths due to work-related road risk, has developed the CLOCS Standard for construction logistics: Managing work related road risk. The Standard outlines a common road safety framework for use by the construction logistics industry and aims to achieve far-reaching changes in the way the industry manages potential dangers to cyclists, pedestrians, motorcyclists and other vulnerable road users.  Outlining the Standard, Sir Peter Hendy CBE, London’s Transport Commissioner, said: When a developer and construction company adopts these standards, trucks delivering to their sites will have to meet rigorous safety standards and to date 58 organisations, including many of the...

  • Win a year's free registration with the Scheme!
  • 2014 National Company Awards
  • Team STRATA win Teambuild 2014
  • Spotlight on... language
  • CIC publishes survey results
  • Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS)

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