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WinR NEWS

WinR Conference 2018 Update

 

Women in Roofing Update

 

As part of our ongoing strategy to influence and promote our roofing industry, we are pleased ot announce tha WinR habe formally set up as a Private Limited Company

 

Our registered Company Number is 10962178

 

 

Great article about Women in Construction

 

Women in construction + emotional intelligence = better industry

 

http://www.projectfiveconsulting.co.uk/emotional-intelligence-women-construction/?utm_source=Newsletter+-+September+2017&utm_campaign=Newsletter+-+September+2017&utm_medium=email

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WinR Attend Inspire Summit Manchester

 

WinR Directors Livia, Denise and Kate along with Lauren Pollit had a fantastic day at The Inspire Summit Manchester on the 6th September. 

There were some great thought provoking and inspiring debates and some fantastic case studies

WinR Director Livia did a fantastic job on each of her panels addressing how the housing market is shaping the trades skills and innovaton agenda and then discussing happy work/ life balance and mental well being. 

The conference, held at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on the highlighted the women working in the U.K Construction, Engineering and housing sectors, who are re shaping expectations and inspiring other to follow in their footsteps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WinR Founder is a Panellist in not 1 but 2 panels at The Inspire Summit, Manchester!

 

We are delighted to confirm that WinR Founder Livia Williams will be a panelist on 2 panels at The Inspire Summit, on Wednesday the 6th September.

 

Livia will be discussing how the housing market is shaping the trades skills and innovation agenda in the morning and Happy work/ life balance and mental well being in the afternoon!

 

Please see The Inspire Summit website for more information on the Conference!

 

Hopefully we will see some other WinR's on the day!

 

https://www.inspiresummit.co.uk/home

 

WinR assist Lauren pollit with her driving lessons!

 

Women in Roofing Directors Lynn Street and Denise Cherry recently presented Lauren Pollitt, a Roofer at Wythenshawe Housing Community Group Ltd with a cheque for a contribution towards driving lessons to enable her to fulfil her ambition to become a qualified driver.

Lauren who has worked in roofing for a number of years and is one of the few qualified female roofers in the industry has recently completed a leadwork course delivered by the Yorkshire Roof Training Group.

Laurens speech at The Women in Roofing Conference 2017 was very well received and many attendees were particularly inspired by her story.

We look forward to welcoming Lauren back to the Women in Roofing Conference 2018.

 

 

Workforce Crisis

 

Great article in RCI magazine adressing the issue that the Industry must do more to attract the next generation in order to avoid the workforce crisis

 

http://rcimag.co.uk/news/industry-must-attract-next-generation.

 

WinR Want to Hear From You!

 

If you are working in the Roofing Industry and have an interesting story to tell or have achieved something inpirational- please let us know!

 

E-mail kate@winr.org.uk or denise@winr.org.uk and we would be delighted to showcase the stories of those who are making a difference in the Industry!

 

 

 

WinR Conference Date Announced!

 

The Venue and Date for the 3rd Women in Roofing Conference has been Announced!

 

Save the date!

 

Think Construction by CIOB

 

The CIOB has recenly published Think Construction! This contains resources to help promote careers in construction to young people. Go on. Be an inspiration!

 

http://www.ciob.org/campaigns/think-construction

 

 

Interesting Video exploring how many women are now looking for careers in construction despite it still being male dominated

 

Meet the women bucking the trend of male-dominated construction work with top jobs at Birmingham’s New Street Station redevelopment.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34vIoT-lGk4

 

Interesting Article regarding Millenials by Duglad McIntosh

 

'Attracting, retaining and developing millennial workers' by Dugald McIntosh, Head of Experis Engineering

 

http://cinmagazine.co.uk/attracting-retaining-developing-millennial-workers/

 

 

Great to see another female CEO in the construction industry 

 

http://www.citb.co.uk/news-events/uk/2017/sarah-beale-appointed-ceo-of-citb/

 

Great article by Midland Lead

 

It's not enough to simply take on apprentices- we must also support them so they can thrive

 

http://www.fmj.co.uk/apprentices-require-organisational-support-succeed/

 

LWRA CEO highlights some big issues

 

BIG ISSUES REMAIN FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO TACKLE! The LWRA CEO reacts:

 

http://rcimag.co.uk/news/big-ticket-issues-remain-government-tackle

 

WinR featured in BMF One Voice

 

Great to see WinR featured in the BMF One Voice edition out now focusing on Women in Merchanting.

 

Great article from Sammy Lous Hanks

Ellie Coulter of Sussex Asphalt is a big winner at the MAC Awards 2017

 

Congratulations to Mrs Ellie Coulter of Sussex Asphalt who was an award winner at the recent MAC Lunch!

 

Great Coverage of The Women in Roofing Conference 2017 in Roofing Today Magazine

 

http://roofing-today.co.uk/t/16PI-4U8ZP-575X18DY6E/cr.aspx?b=32

 

Interesting article on Gender Pay Gap Reporting

 

Roofing Today Magazine reports that construction trails behind as Gender Pay Gap Reporting Starts

 

http://roofing-today.co.uk/t/16PI-4V8I6-575X18DY6E/cr.aspx?Ref=email&dm_t=0,0,0,0,0

 

Teenage Cancer Trust acknowledges WinR support

 

Louise Scott of teenage Cance Trust was delighted with our support following the 2017 WinR Conference commenting;

 

I just wanted to drop you a quick email to thank you for your really generous donation of £200 at Friday’s NFRC roofing Awards event. This is wonderful!!

 

For more information on Teenage cancer Trust- please visit their website;

 

https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/

 

 

 

Women in Roofing attend NFRC 125th Award Celebrations

 

Women in Roofing were in attendance at the recent NFRC Roofing Awards!

 

Congratulations to all shortlisted Companies and all of the Winners on the day!

 

A fantastic day was had by all celebrating 125 Years of excellence in roofing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WinR Vice Chair Nominated in Women in Construction Awards

 

WinR Vice Chair & SPV Group Commercial Director Kate Whatley was shortlisted in the Business Leader of the Year Category of the recent Women in Construction Awards. Now in its 11th year, the Women in Construction Awards provides a showcase for the brightest and the best female achievers in the construction and built environment industries.

 

Kate commented “It is a great honor to have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award and just to be nominated is a great achievement. It’s great to see the roofing Industry represented within this National Awards ceremony encompassing the whole of the Construction Industry. “

 

Kate was joined at the event by WinR Co founders Livia Williams and Denise Cherry. 

 

 

Women in Roofing Conference overview by LWRA CEO

 

Great article from Sarah Spink of LRWA regatding the 2017 Women in Roofing Conference

Be Bold For Change

 

http://www.lrwa.org.uk/be-bold-for-change-women-in-roofing-conference-2017

 

Overview of the Women in Roofing Conference by Midland Lead

 

Great Article from Midland Lead regarding the 2017 Women in Roofing Conference!

 

http://www.midlandlead.co.uk/its-a-womans-world/

 

 

 

WinR attend Youthbuild Event

 

WinR Founder Livia Williams and WinR Vice Chair Kate Whatley recently attended The Youth Build Event at the House of Lords 

 

The Event was supported by Baroness Angela Smith who is the President of YBUK

 

 

 

 

Another Winning WinR

 

Roz Richardson of Proteus Waterproofing demonstrates her commitment to Apprenticeships and the company is recognised at the National Apprenticeship Awards