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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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Snowdon Trek in Aid of Wales Air Ambulance

Posted on Dec 12, 2017

Snowdon Trek in Aid of Wales Air Ambulance

Dylan Morris, our Divisional Director in Caernarfon, braved heavy snow, blizzards and temperatures of -17C when he completed a Snowdon charity trek last Friday (December 8) in aid of the Wales Air Ambulance Charity Trust.

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Wakemans Unveils New Brand Identity

Posted on Aug 2, 2017

Wakemans Unveils New Brand Identity

Times change and Wakemans is changing with the times! – Following an in-depth review of its corporate identity, Wakemans has created an all new brand image to reflect future growth and the directors’ vision for the business. – All marketing and corporate communications, including the firm’s website and social media channels, will feature different fonts and a revised colour scheme, along with a new logo. – “As our business evolves, we felt the time was right to update our corporate image to ensure it is in keeping with...

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How will the uncertainty of a hung parliament affect construction?

Posted on Jun 12, 2017

How will the uncertainty of a hung parliament affect construction?

Dean Watson, Joint Managing Director at Wakemans, says the uncertainties ushered in by a hung parliament could have a major impact on the health of the UK’s construction industry at a time when clarity and stability ahead of the all-important Brexit negotiations is vital.

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Architects Win Annual Golf Tournament

Posted on May 30, 2017

Architects Win Annual Golf Tournament

Wakemans helped to organise an annual golf tournament which sees surveyors from the West Midlands Region of the RICS challenge architects representing the RIBA West Midlands Golf Society.

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Skills, Costs and Brexit must not Stifle Construction Growth

Posted on May 11, 2017

Skills, Costs and Brexit must not Stifle Construction Growth

Dean Watson, Joint Managing Director at national property and construction consultancy Wakemans, warns that key issues could stifle UK construction industry growth.

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