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LABC encourages registration with the Scheme

LABC encourages registration with the Scheme

The LABC have produced a guide which encourages all building control departments and surveyors to support the Scheme and its aim to improve the image of construction.


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Sponsoring TeamBuild 2014

Sponsoring TeamBuild 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is proud to be sponsoring this year's TeamBuild, which is a cross-disciplinary construction competition held annually every November.


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Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2014

Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2014

After an incredible response from sites all over the UK, the Scheme is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition.


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Celebrating the Scheme’s 1000th registered company

Celebrating the Scheme’s 1000th registered company

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to have recognised its 1000th registered company, coincidentally, in the 5th year of Company Registration...


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Changes to the Scheme's Board

Changes to the Scheme's Board

The Scheme is pleased to announce the following changes to the Board. These changes will come into effect from the 1st July 2014.


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Revised 2nd visit process

Revised 2nd visit process

Over the coming months, the Scheme will be rolling out a revised report template for second visits on registered sites.


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CITB's Be Fair Framework

CITB's Be Fair Framework

A key requirement of the Scheme’s Code of Considerate Practice for registered sites, companies and suppliers is to provide a workplace where everyone is respected, treated fairly, encouraged and supported.


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Child Safety Week 2014 with 10% off Ivor products

Child Safety Week 2014 with 10% off Ivor products

Child Safety Week, which this year runs from the 23rd June to the 29th June 2014, is a campaign held annually by Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) to raise awareness of child accidents and the measures that can be taken to help prevent them.


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Associate Members’ Meeting, May 2014

Associate Members’ Meeting, May 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme held its first Associate Members' Meeting of 2014 on the 20th May at the Coombe Abbey Hotel in Coventry.


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Client Partner meeting

Client Partner meeting

The Scheme's first of two Client Partner meetings this year took place on the 18th February 2014 at the London Bridge Hotel.


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Milestone Awards

Milestone Awards

The Considerate Constructors Scheme's Milestone Awards recognise the number of sites that contractors and clients have registered since 1997.


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Most Considerate Site 2014

Most Considerate Site 2014

One St Peter's Square (OSPS), by Carillion Construction Ltd, has received the prestigious title of Most Considerate Site at the Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards.


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Offensive language still commonplace in construction

Offensive language still commonplace in construction

A survey published by CITB, and reported in Construction News, has found that sexist, racist and homophobic language can still very much be heard on UK construction sites.


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National Site Awards 2014 have now finished

National Site Awards 2014 have now finished

After 12 ceremonies held across the UK with over 3000 guests attending, the Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards have now finished.


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National Site Awards 2014 have arrived in London!

National Site Awards 2014 have arrived in London!

The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards are continuing in London, after a fantastic week in Edinburgh and Manchester.


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Nine Elms launches innovative Construction Charter

Nine Elms launches innovative Construction Charter

The key development partners involved in the Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration programme signed a Construction Charter in March 2014, marking their commitment to work collaboratively to deliver best practice construction management across the UK's biggest regeneration project.


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Scheme launches Company Partnership

Scheme launches Company Partnership

The Scheme is pleased to announce the launch of Company Partnership for Company Registration.


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Scheme obtains IIP Bronze Award

Scheme obtains IIP Bronze Award

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to have recently been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Bronze Award, three years after achieving the Standard IIP Accreditation.


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National Site Awards 2014 have begun!

National Site Awards 2014 have begun!

The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards have begun, with the first ceremony taking place on Monday the 24th March at the Balmoral in Edinburgh.


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Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition 2014 - enter now!

Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition 2014 - enter now!

The 2014 Hoarding Competition is now open to entries and promises to be bigger than last year!


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Spotlight on... apprenticeships

Spotlight on... apprenticeships

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to publish its new 'Spotlight on...' initiative which focuses on the importance of apprenticeships.


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Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2013

Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2013

After a fantastic response from sites all over the UK, the Scheme is pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition.


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Scheme launches new banners

Scheme launches new banners

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to announce the launch of its newly-designed range of banners which are now available to all registered sites.


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Scheme receives Royal Charter Award for Excellence

Scheme receives Royal Charter Award for Excellence

The Considerate Constructors Scheme, which was launched in 1997, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Charter Award for Excellence in Construction by the Worshipful Company of Constructors.


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The Scheme goes Underground

The Scheme goes Underground

Anyone travelling on the tube this week may have noticed the Scheme's logo appearing in an unusual place.


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UKCG publishes Good Neighbour Site Guide

UKCG publishes Good Neighbour Site Guide

The UK Contractors Group (UKCG), one of the Considerate Constructors Scheme's Supporters, has published a 'Good Neighbour Site Guide' which provides advice for sites on how to develop good community relations and manage the environmental impact of their activities on local communities.


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National Site Awards 2014 coming soon

National Site Awards 2014 coming soon

The Considerate Constructors Scheme's much-revered National Site Awards 2014, which recognise and reward the UK's most considerate sites, are coming soon.


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Progress in fight against prostate cancer

Progress in fight against prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer UK was present at the Scheme's 'Improving The Image of Construction' event back in September last year. The conference was a great success for the charity, generating significant interest from the Scheme's Associate Members, keen to raise awareness of prostate cancer amongst the male dominated workforce.


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New appointment of Scheme director

New appointment of Scheme director

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to welcome Monitor Paul Robson to the Board as a Scheme director, an appointment which took effect from the 1st January 2014.


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2014 Code and Checklist update

2014 Code and Checklist update

The Scheme has now reviewed the current Checklist to ensure it remains relevant and challenging and is pleased to publish the 2014 Code and Checklist which will come into effect on 1st January 2014.


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Most Considerate Site Client two years running

Most Considerate Site Client two years running

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to recognise Sainsbury's achievement in being the only client to have had two sites in a row awarded the title of Most Considerate Site.


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Associate Members’ Meeting, Nov 2013

Associate Members’ Meeting, Nov 2013

The Considerate Constructors Scheme held its second Associate Members' Meeting of 2013 on the 19th November where all members got together to discuss Scheme initiatives and its future direction.


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Maxiflow Ltd – Most Considerate Company 2013

Maxiflow Ltd – Most Considerate Company 2013

At the Considerate Constructors Scheme's National Company Awards 2013, Maxiflow Ltd were awarded the prestigious title of Most Considerate Company 2013.


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Equality and diversity

Equality and diversity

The Considerate Constructors Scheme was recently asked to present to the Highways Agency and the UKCG who were both interested to understand how equality and diversity is addressed through the Code of Considerate Practice, and what examples of good practice the Scheme's Monitors have seen which address this issue.


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National Company Awards 2013 winners

National Company Awards 2013 winners

The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2013 National Company Awards have celebrated the most considerate construction companies of the last year.


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Site managers praise Scheme Monitors

Site managers praise Scheme Monitors

Site managers of registered sites have been praising the Scheme's Monitors, and according to the last quarter's survey results, many are extremely happy with the Scheme.


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Industry urged to take pledge on health

Industry urged to take pledge on health

The Government's Public Health Minister Jane Ellison recently launched the Responsibility Deal Construction Pledge which looks to tackle the poor health among the industry's workforce.


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Appointment of new non-executive directors

Appointment of new non-executive directors

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to announce the appointment of two new non-executive directors to join the Scheme's Management Board and assist with the on-going development of the Scheme.


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Supporting Road Safety Week 2013

Supporting Road Safety Week 2013

The Scheme is delighted once again to be supporting Road Safety Week 2013, which takes place this year from the 18th to the 24th November.


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Monitors’ Regional Meetings, Autumn 2013

Monitors’ Regional Meetings, Autumn 2013

For the second time this year all Scheme Monitors attended one of a number of meetings held throughout the UK where they were informed about the latest Scheme developments and undertook a number of exercises as part of their Monitor training.


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Spotlight on… cycle safety update

Spotlight on… cycle safety update

Earlier this year the Scheme launched its new 'Spotlight on...' initiative which is designed to raise awareness of issues currently affecting the industry. A few months since the launch, the Scheme takes a look at how the industry has responded.


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Company Registration survey results

Company Registration survey results

Earlier this year the Scheme sent out a survey to all registered companies in order to better understand their thoughts on Company Registration and ask if companies had any suggestions for future development.


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How well are you promoting your registration?

How well are you promoting your registration?

One of the many benefits of registering with the Considerate Constructors Scheme is that by promoting your registration to the public, it sends a clear message about how you will support the community and not become an inconvenience.


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Happy 10th birthday to Ivor Goodsite!

Happy 10th birthday to Ivor Goodsite!

This year Ivor Goodsite celebrates his 10th birthday. Since his first appearance, Ivor Goodsite quickly became the construction industry's mascot, engaging with children to promote safety and all that is positive about UK construction.


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Improving The Image Of Construction event

Improving The Image Of Construction event

On Thursday the 12th September, the Considerate Constructors Scheme held the first 'Improving The Image Of Construction' event, where Associate Members were invited to attend a number of workshops on various topics and browse exhibition style stands for more information on the Scheme and other supportive organisations.


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Registrations continue to rise

Registrations continue to rise

The Scheme is pleased to report that registration numbers for 2013 are currently outperforming 2012 as the industry remains committed, now more than ever, to improving the image of construction.


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Scheme reaches 70,000 Site Registrations

Scheme reaches 70,000 Site Registrations

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has celebrated its 70,000th Site Registration, just a little over a year since reaching 60,000.


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New National Site Awards film

New National Site Awards film

The Scheme is pleased to publish a new film which looks at what goes on at one its revered National Site Awards ceremonies. This new film aims to introduce people to the National Site Awards and how the Scheme celebrates the most considerate efforts of the UK's construction industry.


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Your favourite structure competition

Your favourite structure competition

To celebrate Open Doors Weekend 2013, and to raise the awareness of the importance and diversity of construction, UKCG is running a competition through which a school could be given one of 50 Flip cameras and have the chance to win the top prize of £1000.


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Industry embracing the new Code and Checklist

Industry embracing the new Code and Checklist

Since the start of 2013, all registered sites and companies have been monitored on the new five-point Code of Considerate Practice and Monitors' Checklist, the biggest change the Scheme has implemented since it began in 1997. Now seven months on, the Scheme is taking a look how this change came to be and how the industry has responded.


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