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June 2020

Intangible value: Evaluating human assets in times of change and in a post COVID-19 world

June 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For most businesses in the UK, they add and create value through the knowledge they control. This could be through tools and processes they have developed but is mostly through the application of their staff’s knowledge. As this is intangible, it can be very difficult to understand how much knowledge you have, where it is stored, and how it is used. As a business, when you know what you know: You will know who knows what, and therefore who to…

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July 2020

Uncomfortable Truths about the UK Construction Sector

July 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A view of construction from the personal perspective of  experiences in the Oil & Gas sector. In this webinar, Peter will share lessons learned from some of the world’s largest disasters and major economic cycles including: Importance of keeping it simple - Right People – Doing Things Right – Right Time Silo behaviours creates cost, inefficiencies and risk Leveraging technology and sharing data within GDPR constraints Focus on efficiency and performance improvement yields safety benefits Ensuring best practice is routine –…

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August 2020

Top Ten COVID-19 Questions in Construction

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Top Ten COVID-19 Questions in Construction Date: Wednesday 12st August 2020, Time: 12.00noon Constructing Excellence in the North East in association with Emma Bowens, Partner in the Regulatory, Safety Health and Environment team, and Andrew Clough, Partner in the Construction & Engineering team will be discussing the ‘Top Ten’ questions they are most frequently asked as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The questions are: 1. How do I decide whether to report a Covid-19 diagnosis under RIDDOR? 2. Some…

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September 2020

Social Value: Emperor’s new clothes? A £500 bn opportunity going to waste??

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Social Value: Emperor's new clothes? A £500 bn opportunity going to waste?? Friday 4th September 2020, 12.00 pm The IED recently published its findings and recommendations from a major piece of research into the delivery of social value in the construction sector. Led by the IED’s Chair, Bev Hurley CBE, the results revealed a host of deep challenges on both supply and demand sides, with little likelihood of securing a significant impact from the estimated £500bn construction spend by 2030…

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The benefits of the Talent Retention Scheme: What’s in it for me?

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The benefits of the Talent Retention Scheme: What's in it for me? Tuesday 8th September 2020, 12.30-13:30 In this session we are joined by Stuart Young from BEIS who will discuss the newly launched Talent Retention Scheme.  The webinar will: Provide an overview on the programme Note why BEIS is providing funding Set out how the scheme works Seek your engagement to promote the scheme to local partners and those individuals affected Provide you with the opportunity to ask me…

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Assessing quality in offsite manufacture

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Assessing quality in offsite manufacture Friday 11th September, 12.00pm   Webinar Overview In this webinar Richard will set out the NHBC view of demand for offsite, the key risks to be addressed and how we go about assessing quality. He will focus on how we assess quality of production as well as design and onsite construction. Richard is Innovation Manager at NHBC, the UK’s leading independent provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. He joined NHBC in 2018 leading a…

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Update on the latest progress at the Hinkley Point C construction site

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Through this webinar, Andrew Cockcroft will update on the latest progress at the Hinkley Point C construction site. Andrew Cockcroft , Senior Manager – Community Relations, Strategy and Corporate Affairs. With an academic background in energy policy and sustainable development, Andrew has spent over 10 years in the nuclear industry -  beginning his career at Hinkley Point C as part of the planning team that moved the project from initial proposal to reality. Since then, he has worked closely with local, regional and…

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Building Back Better: Construction Post Covid19

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Hear from Mark Farmer, Founding Director & CEO at Cast, on his take on the future of the digital construction industry post COVID-19. About this Event This September, Northumbria University is teaming up with partners – IC3, CENE, Dynamo North East, One Voice, CIC North East and MOBIE – to give members of the North East construction industry the opportunity to hear Mark Farmer’s take on future of the sector post COVID-19. In 2016, the UK Government released the commissioned report ‘Modernise or Die’ penned by CEO of Cast Consultancy Mark…

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State of the Nation – Panel Discussion

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Once a month we will be holding a panel event with a representative from each four CE partner regions - the South West; Wales, The Midlands; and The North East. The panel will comprise of a different representative from each region every month. The aim is to generate ‘conversations that matter’ where key Construction and Built Environment news and issues can be discussed by both panelist’s and attendees with the aim of improving the sector. Paul Richards - Managing Director…

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North East England Construction Strategy – Education

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Details will be made available shortly.

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