Upcoming events in 2018:

The Organisational Resilience of the UK Construction Industry – Are we built on a house of cards?

At over 2,500 business failures per annum, the construction sector accounts for the greatest number of registered insolvencies of any sector in the UK.
In response to this, Constructing Excellence is kick starting a new industry wide conversation in construction around organisational resilience, which follows the release of their latest research report ‘The Organisational Resilience of The UK Construction Industry: Are We Built on a House of Cards?’ Written by Project Five Consulting and published by Constructing Excellence, this research report presents an overview of how resilient the industry is in relation to a range of internal and external factors.

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Details:

Entry is free – Sponsored by Project Five Consulting Ltd

Thursday 28th June

8.30am-11.00am

Location:

The National Waterways Museum, S Pier Rd, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Cheshire, CH65 4FW

Past Events:

The Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 – Change for the sake of change?

This event will update members on Construction Design and Management Regulations, highlighting confusion within the industry concerning all responsibilities. The Regulations are no longer an ACOP but a Guidance note and place the responsibilities clearly with the Client and Principle Designer/Contractor, however this can often fail to be implemented as commitments within tender documentation, are sometimes drafted by third parties and not communicated to the actual contractors implementing the works, which can therefore become a Health & Safety issue in itself. This creates cost implications, angst within the project team, affects KPI’s and future framework contracts.
Innov8’s CDM-Advisors have been able to regularly prevent such occurrences for CEC tenders/projects.

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Details:

Entry is £10 per person

Wednesday 6th December

8.30am-11.00am

Location:

The National Waterways Museum, S Pier Rd, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Cheshire, CH65 4FW

Healthy New Towns

This event will update members on local progress with the Healthy New Towns programme (launched in March 2016), with ten housing developments chosen to put good health at the heart of urban design and planning. The aim is to reduce pressure on the NHS by rethinking our lifestyles and the way health services are delivered.

Halton, was selected as the focus of a separate design challenge, as it was at the beginning of its plans and could make the most of bold new ideas.

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Details:

Free to attend

Friday 13th October 2017

8.30am-11am

Location:

The Park Royal Hotel, Stretton Road, Stretton, Cheshire, WA4 4NS