Plans for a brand new Boclair Academy in Bearsden took a significant step forward last month as the partners involved agreed terms for the £40.9 million project.
Published 5 January 2021
The Wates Group has signalled a commitment for every one of its business units to achieve Living Wage Recognised Service Provider (RSP) status within five years.
Published 17 November 2020
Fit-out, refurbishment and property upkeep company Wates Smartspace has today announced the appointment of Sam Hagans as commercial director.
Published 14 September 2020
Wates Group has launched a company-wide campaign to encourage colleagues to ‘take a minute’ as the rate of UK suicides soars to the highest levels in years.
Published 10 September 2020
Wates Group has continued its series of organisational changes with the appointment of a new managing director of its £145 million specialist fit-out and refurbishment division, Wates Smartspace.
Published 13 August 2020
The Wates Group has today unveiled a series of organisational changes that will “intensify its focus” on the opportunities in its four key sectors.
Published 21 July 2020
The Wates Group has announced a change to its senior management team within its Construction Group with the departure of Jason Knights, managing director of SES Engineering Services (SES).
Published 5 June 2020
Wates Group has become the first major contractor to unveil large-scale redundancies in direct response to the coronavirus crisis.
Published 21 May 2020
Employees at construction, development and property services company Wates Group will be offered a number of “industry-leading” benefits after the firm committed to a complete overhaul of its family-friendly policies.
Published 9 March 2020
Construction, development and property services company Wates Group has outlined a commitment to eliminating waste and carbon from its operations by 2025.
Published 13 January 2020
Councillors are being asked to approve multi-million-pound tenders for a key part of the redevelopment of Dundee Waterfront and a flood protection scheme in Broughty Ferry.
Published 3 December 2019
Wates Group has signalled its intention to dramatically improve the gender balance of the workforce at all levels, with women accounting for 40% by 2025.
Published 31 July 2019
Clarion Housing Group has selected three preferred bidders to each deliver a 20-year planned investment contract worth £1.17 billion.
Published 31 July 2019
Work to transform land adjacent to a Stornoway farm into a new care facility and affordable homes has began in earnest.
Published 5 July 2019
James Wates has been honoured with a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of his services to business and charity.
Published 10 June 2019