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January 2021

Q&A on The Construction Playbook

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fergus Harradence joins us once again to answer the many questions raised by the audience during the last webinar on the 8th of Jan 2021. The Construction Playbook aims to: -Reset the relationship with the construction sector to make this more strategic and less transactional -Increase the speed of end-to-end project and programme delivery and contribute to Project Speed -Embed delivering best value at the heart of government procurement of construction -Drive innovation and the adoption of Modern Methods of…

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R&D and Land Remediation Relief

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Date: 27th January 2021  Time: 12.00 - 1.00pm Where: Virtual  Constructing Excellence North East and Haines Watts are delighted to be hosting a joint webinar discussing Land Remediation tax relief and R&D. Despite offering significant cash injections, tax reliefs are still under utilised in the construction industry. Having helped their clients save tens of millions in tax relief, Sara Andrews and Mario Minchella from Haines Watts’ tax incentives and reliefs team, will be discussing the ins and outs of Research…

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Transgender Issues in the Workplace

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Employment solicitor David Gibson and fashion designer Lydia Bellamy have teamed up to deliver an informative and practical guide to transgender issues in the workplace. This key area of employment law has received increased prominence following the ground-breaking case of Taylor v Jaguar Land Rover where JLT were fined £180k for breach of the Equality Act 2010. David will highlight the key legal principles and Lydia will guide you through practical dress code issues to ensure transgender workers are respected…

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AIMCH Update

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

We have Stewart Dalgarno join us to give an update on Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes. Stewart has spent close to 30 years working for Stewart Milne Group, progressing to Managing Director of their timber frame operations. His current role is responsible for all product and process development across the group, as well as chairing the group design and technical forums within Stewart Milne Homes. During 2007 Stewart was the project director of the ground breaking and…

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CE National Awards

January 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Date: Friday 29th January 2021 Time: 4.00pm Venue: Virtual Donation: £100 per entry Now in their fourteenth year, these prestigious Awards seen as one of the highlights of the industry’s calendar will be attended by over 450 built environment professionals from across the UK. These awards are part of a national programme of nine regional awards covering England and Wales. The 2020 winners at regional level go forward to the National final to be recognised as the CE champions of…

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February 2021

Birmingham’s Route to Zero

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an update on the work that Birmingham City Council are doing to reduce carbon emissions.You will get an overview of the Route to Zero Action Planning work and learn about Birmingham’s Route to Zero journey, the work undertaken to date and the immediate priority actions. Maria is a Chartered Town Planner with over 14 years experience in the public sector. Having previously held policy roles at Wyre Forest District Council and Worcester City Council Maria joined Birmingham City Council…

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Navigating Contract Administration

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us to get an awareness of what the role entails and topical pitfalls. Topical issues around contract administration and project management, appointment documents and identifying scope of duties such as inspection or supervision, managing Covid-related delays with respect to time and money and more with Chris Reeves. Highly relevant for Employers, Architects and other members of the professional team, main contractors. Chris Reeves is the principle of local construction law firm Reeves James. Reeves James specialize in all aspects of…

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Affordable Timber Framed Zero Carbon Housing Solution

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Collaborative Project to Develop a Warrantied Design System for the Delivery of Zero Carbon Homes from Timber, at Scale. Learn about the approach being adopted in Wales to deliver an affordable, timber framed zero carbon housing solution with Simon Inkson. For anyone interested in a ground breaking procurement programme to include the early involvement of the key supply chain members. You’ll learn about the approach being adopted in Wales to deliver an affordable, timber framed zero carbon housing solution, innovation partnerships and…

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March 2021

One Voice – Driving Change Summit

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

One Voice – Driving Change 2nd March 2021, 9.00am – 5.30pm Cost £20 (£24 inc tax) Constructing Excellence in the North East are delighted to bring you One Voice, North East England Construction Summit 2021 One Voice is not just a one-off event, it is an ongoing campaign to unite the industry and deliver our future together. Join key industry leaders including Andy Mitchell CBE, Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council and Rachel Skinner, President of the Institution of Civil…

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Managing Insurable Risks in the Construction Sector

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Date  5th March 2021 Time: 12.00noon - 1.00pm In this webinar we are joined by specialists from our recommended partner Gallagher, who specialise in risk management and insurance solutions, as we explore key uncertainties and challenges facing the UK construction industry from an insurance perspective.   It’s quite clear that for some time premiums have been rising and cover, particularly comprehensive professional indemnity insurance is becoming more difficult to source in the construction sector.  Impacted by a rising number of claims, and catastrophic events including the Grenfell tragedy, Marcus Saunders and Greg Spiteri…

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