April 2014 | Issue 31



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Scheme receives Royal Charter Award for Excellence
A proactive initiative aimed at improving the image of the construction industry throughout the United Kingdom has been awarded a Royal Charter Award for Excellence in Construction by the Worshipful Company of Constructors. The Considerate Constructors Scheme, which was launched in 1997, has been awarded the...


Chairman's Introduction

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Chairman's Introduction
Welcome to the first of this year's edition of Industry Image, and I hope that in this first quarter of 2014 you have been able to see signs of...


Industry eye

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Industry eye
Do contractors really need a gay and lesbian charter? Balfour Beatty certainly thinks so. It has just signed up to charity Stonewall's Diversity...


Scheme news

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


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Are you a supplier?
The Scheme is delighted to announce the development of Supplier Registration, a new type of registration which allows companies...



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



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Monitors needed!
Last year the Scheme reported that registrations were on the rise and that 2013 was on track to outperform what was achieved in 2012. The...



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Monitor feedback
When a registered site and company is emailed their report after the Monitor visit, included in the email is a link to take a quick survey which...



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The Scheme goes Underground
Anyone travelling on the tube in January may have noticed the Scheme's logo appearing in an unusual place. The number of construction...



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Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK are the leading UK charity for men with prostate cancer and prostate problems. They recently changed from The...


Site Registration

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




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Nine Elms launches Charter
The key development partners involved in the Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration programme today signed a Construction...



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Drax Power Station
The Drax Power Station has been registering with the Scheme since July 2012 and is being constructed by Shepherd Construction Ltd. The...



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Kingsley Green
Osborne Construction are currently in the process of constructing a new mental health facility in Hertfordshire. In their latest...



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Pilsdon Community
Set in a small rural hamlet deep in the Dorset countryside, the Pilsdon Community is a small charity farming community which offers...



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Roman House
On the first visit to Berkeley Homes' Roman House project, the Scheme Monitor noted how this site presented an excellent image of...



Company Registration

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




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Company Partner meeting
The first official Company Partners' meeting took place on the 19th March at the Scheme's office in Ware, Hertfordshire. The meeting...



Associate Members

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New Associate Members
The Scheme is pleased to welcome the following organisations to its Associate Membership initiative. There are now a total of...



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Working Group meeting
The group was established in November 2012 by the Scheme and members are a representative sample of Associate Members...


Client Partners

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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. Client...




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New Client Partner poster
The Scheme has developed the new Client Partner poster which is available to all Client Partners to display on their sites to inform...


Ivor Goodsite

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Hoarding Competition 2014
The 2014 Hoarding Competition is now open to entries and promises to be bigger than last year! Any site or company registered with the... 



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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...