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December 2015

Issue 39

other supportive organisations,

the event was a celebration of the

industry and a glimpse into future


Scheme Chairman, Mike Petter,

extended a warm welcome to

guests and provided an update and

overview of key initiatives aimed at

helping improve the image of the


2015 Drinks Reception

Industry professionals at the forefront of construction joined the Scheme as it

hosted its second annual Drinks Reception at London’s Science Museum.

Over £1000 donated to CAPT

The event was held in the

stimulating surroundings of the

Kensington museum’s Making

of the Modern World Gallery on

Thursday 26 November.

Providing an excellent networking

opportunity for over 100 guests

from the Scheme’s Associate

Members, Client Partners, Company

Partners, registered suppliers and

This year’s successful Ivor Goodsite

Hoarding Competition has enabled

the Scheme to make a £1024

donation to the Child Accident

Prevention Trust (CAPT).

The 2015 Hoarding Competition

enjoyed a record number of entries

from considerate sites throughout

the UK and the Scheme pledged to

donate any profits to this worthy


CAPT is the UK’s leading charity

working to reduce the numbers of

children and young people killed,

disabled or seriously injured in

accidents; accidental injury is one

of the biggest killers of children in

the UK.

It also encourages changes in

behaviour through its safety

campaigns, including reaching

millions of children, young people,

parents and grandparents through

Child Safety Week.

The Scheme would like to thank

everyone for their amazing efforts

in the Ivor Goodsite Hoarding


2015 and for

helping to

keep children

safe across

the UK.

Providing a presentation on the

CITB’s Go Construct initiative to

encourage more workers into

the industry was CITB’s Strategic

Partnerships Director, Sarah Fenton.

Once again this annual event

proved to be a resounding

success, providing guests with

a unique opportunity to hear of

the latest Scheme and industry

developments in truly inspirational


Guests were provided with drinks

and canapes throughout the

evening, while being given an

exclusive opportunity to view the

gallery. This showcases a series of

exceptional objects which set new

benchmarks in technology and

science, ultimately framing our


To read more about this event,