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Positives for UK Construction in Spring Statement

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

Positives for UK Construction in Spring Statement

Given their huge significance, the various House of Commons votes concerning Brexit and the way forward have somewhat overshadowed the 2019 Spring Statement, which contained some welcome news for the construction industry. – Commenting on the promise of further investment to meet the country’s housing needs, Wakemans client services director James Shelley said: “It’s encouraging to see that the Chancellor’s latest measures build on initiatives set out in last autumn’s Budget. We welcome the additional funding to kick-start new...

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James Helps Tennis Club Clinch Third Successive Title

Posted on Feb 19, 2019

James Helps Tennis Club Clinch Third Successive Title

It’s game set and match to Knowle & Dorridge Racquets Club, which has clinched victory in the Warwickshire Men’s Veterans League for the third year in a row!

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A Successful Monitoring Role on the Bromford Supported Living Scheme

Posted on Feb 5, 2019

A Successful Monitoring Role on the Bromford Supported Living Scheme

We were delighted to be involved with a new development of accommodation designed to help people with a recognised care and support need to lead independent lives, in Birmingham.

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Wakemans Commits to Training Tomorrow’s Construction Professionals

Posted on Feb 4, 2019

Wakemans Commits to Training Tomorrow’s Construction Professionals

As the construction industry’s skills crisis remains sharply in focus, especially in light of potential limits on EU migration post-Brexit, we’re continuing to reach out to talented 18-year olds with an attractive career proposition.

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Wakemans names Dean Watson as Managing Director

Posted on Jan 7, 2019

Wakemans names Dean Watson as Managing Director

As Wakemans progresses its strategic expansion plans, Dean Watson is promoted to Managing Director.

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Autumn ‘Giveaway’ Budget Benefits Construction

Posted on Oct 31, 2018

Autumn ‘Giveaway’ Budget Benefits Construction

With extra funding to stimulate the housing market, progress infrastructure projects and support the ailing High Street, national property and construction consultancy Wakemans says there’s plenty in the Autumn Budget to cheer the construction industry.

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Don’t Run the Risk of Dilapidations Claims

Posted on Aug 6, 2018

Don’t Run the Risk of Dilapidations Claims

When companies sign a new lease they are thinking ahead and planning for the future and few will be focussing on what happens at the end of the term and this is when they could be in for a nasty shock. – Dilapidations – it’s one of the least understood aspects of property leases yet has the greatest potential to fuel a dispute. In fact, it’s all too easy for landlords and tenants who disagree on the schedule of dilapidations to find themselves in the High Court suing for damages. – Although the days of the 25-year lease are...

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Wakemans Director Gets on his Bike for 75-Mile Charity Ride

Posted on May 22, 2018

Wakemans Director Gets on his Bike for 75-Mile Charity Ride

The Wakemans team is delighted to support our divisional director Dylan Morris, who is undertaking a marathon charity bike ride in memory of his infant son, Tomos Wyn.

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Make Your Mark at Surveyors V. Architects Golf Day

Posted on May 11, 2018

Make Your Mark at Surveyors V. Architects Golf Day

Wakemans is once again helping to organise an event that aims to settle one of the construction industry’s longstanding debates: who plays the better golf – architects or quantity surveyors?

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Wakemans Welcomes Housing Deals and Business Support

Posted on Mar 16, 2018

Wakemans Welcomes Housing Deals and Business Support

With pronouncements on tax and spending now confined to the Autumn Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond focussed on the improving economic outlook in his first Spring Statement.

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