Deloitte Cambridge wins 'Fit Out of Workplace' at the BCO Midlands & Central England Awards 2019
On Friday 29th March, our team had an enjoyable lunch at the BCO Midlands & Central England Awards 2019. To top this all off, Deloitte Cambridge won the 'Fit Out of Workplace' category - a wonderful recognition of the work of everyone involved and congratulations to the team on this achievement.
On Monday 25th March 2019, we launched our 'Whole-Life' approach to introduce our service offer to the industry. This followed extensive consultation and collaboration with all our business units and centres of excellence across the practice.
A national roadshow of interactive workshops across all 8 locations to educate, share and give people the opportunity to feedback on this new offering took place. This was the third roadshow undertaken by Managing Partner, Peter Anderson and an opportunity to reinforce our 'Three Pillars' of 'Growing People', 'Achieving Quality and Consistency' and 'Sustainability at Heart'.
Peter shared his thoughts: "I wanted to thank you for attending the Whole life workshops over the last few weeks – I was really pleased with how they went and how everyone got involved and committed to selling all aspects of our services offer at every opportunity, adding value to the services we offer to our Clients."
Glasgow 5th Anniversary celebrations
Our Glasgow office celebrated their 5th Anniversary on Thurs 21st March, at the Bavaria Brauhaus. It was an enjoyable evening catching up with clients and friends who joined us to mark this milestone event. Here’s to another 5 years!
Royal College of Pathologists shortlisted in RIBA London Awards 2019
The RIBA Awards celebrate those buildings which bring a significant amount of architectural importance to our local regions. We are proud to have designed the internal engineering services for this impressive new headquarters and wish all other nominees the best of luck.
The winners of this year's RIBA London Awards will be announced on, Monday 20th May.
Leeds Arts University shortlisted in the RIBA Yorkshire Awards 2019
Delighted to see our Leeds Arts University shortlisted in the RIBA Yorkshire Awards 2019. What an amazing array of projects! Good luck to the rest of the design team and all other regional shortlists up for awards. https://bit.ly/2HFS5Fq
Another great night of networking with the Cabot Club at MIPOUT 2019. It was interesting to see the industry's thoughts on what Bristol could do to overcome current social challenges and improve the city's community. Thanks to all other hosts for another enjoyable and successful night!
Deloitte Cambridge shortlisted in the 2019 BCO Midlands and Central England Awards
We are thrilled to hear that Deloitte Cambridge has been shortlisted in the BCO Midlands and Central England Awards, 'Fit-Out of Workplace' category. Congratulations to Perkins+Will and the rest of the project team for this fantastic achievement. We look forward to attending the awards at, The ICC, Birmingham on Friday 29th March!
DAERA HQ shortlisted in the Northern Ireland RICS Awards 2019
We are delighted to have worked on this unique project and extremely proud to hear that it has been shortlisted in the Northern Ireland RICS Awards 2019, 'Design through innovation' category. Well done to the rest of the project team and fingers crossed for success!
To view all other shortlists, visit: https://www.rics.org/uk/training-events/rics-awards/.
Our apprentices, Chloe and Grace at the City & Guilds 'A Celebration of Apprenticeships' event
As part of our involvement in National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we attended the City & Guilds 'A Celebration of Apprenticeships' event on Tues 5th March.
It was a great way to educate more students, careers advisors and parents on the benefits of apprenticeships and we hope that more people were able to walk away with a postive attitute towards this less traditional route.
Our apprentices, Chloe and Sam enjoying the Careers Wales, '#ApprenticeshipsWork' event!
We’re at the Cardiff City Football Stadium today for the Careers Wales '#ApprenticeshipsWork' event. Looking forward to inspiring lots more people to try out a career in engineering!
Our Apprentice-Eco Challenge is here!
As part of our events and activities during National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we’re launching our Apprentice eco-challenge to re-design our head office space in alignment with the, WELL Building Standard. We can't wait to see all our apprentices' exciting and innovative ideas!
Our team are heading off to Camden's waste facility site!
Our team will be heading off to Camden’s waste facility site this Thurs 21st Feb, in partnership with the Camden Climate Change Alliance and Veolia. By engaging our people in these types of activities, we aim to learn more about the importance of appropriate waste segregation and where it ends up.
Read here for more info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/waste-facility-site-visit-camden-tickets-48694764351.
UK GBC Annual Leadership Dinner
On Thurs 21st March our Peter Anderson, Managing Partner at TB+A will be at UK Green Building Council's Annual Leadership dinner bringing together industry pioneers to share best practice and engage in stimulating discussions on the sustainability front. Chief Executive of WWF-UK, Tanya Steele will also be sharing her views on the challenge ahead and how we can work together to safeguard our environment for the future.
122 Waterloo St, Glasgow shortlisted for the BCO Awards 2019
Great to see that our recently completed project at 122 Waterloo St, Glasgow has been shortlisted in the 2019 BCO Scotland Awards, 'Fit-out of Workplace' category. Congratulations to the rest of the design team, Ryden, Haa Design Limited and Sharkey. Fingers crossed for success!
'Time To Talk' event
Catching up at our 'Time To Talk' event this morning, encouraging our team to come together to discuss mental health and challenge the taboos around it.
We also asked some of our people for their key, 'ingredients' that make them feel more positive about their mental health.
TB+A achieve 5 Star/Level 5 Achilles BuildingConfidence accreditation
Huge thanks to everyone involved in our recent Achilles audit. As part of our ongoing commitment to developing our systems and improving our practices, we have successfully managed to maintain 5 Star/Level 5 BuildingConfidence accreditation.
By having this certification we're showing improved compliance and credibility to our clients who request it, as well as a huge buying market in the Construction industry.
'Time To Talk' Coffee Morning for Mental Health Awareness
This Thurs 7 Feb organisations across the UK will be providing opportunities for their people to talk openly about mental health. We're proud to be supporting the, 'Time To Talk' campaign by encouraging our people to join us for a chat and slice of cake at our, 'Time to Talk' coffee morning.
Education Secretary, Damian Hinds visits TB+A to launch 'Fire It Up'
As part of today's launch for the DfE 'Fire It Up' campaign, we were delighted to welcome Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds to our London office. Megan Whitbread, who featured in the campaign along with some of our other apprentices met with the Education Secretary to discuss apprenticeships and the future of the system for the next generation.
BCO Annual Dinner 2019
What a fantastic evening at the BCO Annual Dinner 2019, just look at those centre pieces!
After one of Britan's most politically significant days over the last 50 years, Andrew Marr also shared his insightful views on the current Brexit deal and what's most likely to happen after leaving the EU.
We look forward to seeing everyone again at London's BCO Awards in April and the Annual BCO Conference, Copenhagen in June.
Biggleswade Girls Rugby team wear TB+A!
As proud sponsors of the Girls Youth team at Biggleswade Rugby Club, we're delighted to finally see the Under 13 and Under 15 teams wearing their TB+A branded kits!
We look forward to continuing our support to the club and can't wait to see the rest of the teams in their new gear.
Troup Bywaters+Anders win SME Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018
Congratulations to all the winners, highly commended and finalists at this year's 15th annual National Apprenticeship Awards. It was a pleasure to celebrate excellence in apprenticeships with such a diverse range of organisations accross so many different sectors.
To top the night off we took home the award for 'SME Employer of the Year' amongst an extremely strong shortlist made up of nine regional finalists. A huge well done to all of our team for their continued commitment and hard work in developing and supporting our apprentices.
TB+A are crowned winners at the CN Talent Awards 2018
Congratulations to all the winners and those highly commended at the, CN Talent Awards last night, held at the Park Plaza Riverbank hotel, London. It was great to celebrate so many businesses and people committed to improving and leading in employment practices across the industry.
In recognition of our ongoing commitment to our people development and training, TB+A were honoured to be crowned winners in the 'Excellence in Learning & Development' category, amongst a really strong shortlist: https://bit.ly/2FzttyI.
TB+A are featured in this month's The Guardian
TB+A are featured in this month's, The Guardian online. As a small business with 200 employees and 20% being apprentices, our TB+A Partner, Neil Weller discusses our apprenticeship journey over the last 10 years.
The article touches on the reasons the business invested in apprenticeships back in 2008, with Neil explaining, "As the global financial crisis unravelled, there was a stark choice confronting the business community: if companies did not start taking on apprentices there could be a lost generation with low skills and poor prospects. We feared so many young people couldn’t afford to go to university, so they would end up leaving school without jobs or vocational training to go into.”
To read the full article and find out more about our scheme, visit https://bit.ly/2Q4uYWD.
TB+A acheive London Healthy Workplace Charter accreditation
TB+A are one of over 190 organisations who have achieved commitment level accreditation of the, London Healthy Workplace Charter. Backed by the Mayor of London and endorsed by Public Health England, it is an initiative for businesses to show support and investment in their employees’ health and wellbeing.
Claire Oliver and Claire Bower Head of HR and IMS at TB+A respectively, commented: “We are really pleased to have achieved commitment level in recognition of the health, safety and wellbeing foundations currently in place. We look forward to working with the Healthy Workplace Charter to develop further and in turn improve the physical, psychological and social wellbeing of our people”.
DAERA HQ wins the 'Commercial' category at the Construction Excellence Awards 2018
On Friday 18th October the new, DAERA HQ, Nothern Ireland won the Commercial category at the Constrcution Excellence Awards 2018. We'd like to say a huge congratulations to our Belfast office for being part of the design and construction of this award-winning project.
Our Belfast office Associate, Andrew Campbell also stated, "A great achievement for a building we are very proud of. For all of you who played a part, you played it well. Special thanks to all on site who assisted us with judges visits, we hope you continue to enjoy what is now an award winning building!".
TB+A acheive GOLD member certification with Constructionline
TB+A are pleased to announce that we have now achieved GOLD member certification with Constructionline, after passing the rigorous review stages. Our enhanced classification demonstrates that we've met the criteria requirements around governance, risk management and Health & Safety legislation in the workplace.
Read more about our certification at https://www.constructionline.co.uk/products-services/.
TB+A Partner, Adrain Wordsworth is awarded HEDQF Founder Membership
Adrian Wordsworth, Partner of Troup Bywaters + Anders has become an official HEDQF Founder Member.
The Higher Education Design Quality Forum is a registered charity made up of design consultants, contractors and higher education institutes who aim to promote high-quality design in university campuses, building and learning facilities, in the knowledge that the calibre of the properties will enable students, as well as staff, to receive the best and most enjoyable workplace experience possible.
Adrian comments: “I’m honoured to become a founder member of HEDQF, an organisation of like-minded universities, designers, and contractors who strive to improve the student and staff experience through sharing knowledge for high quality higher education buildings.”
Our apprentices having fun at Healthcare Estates!
Our apprentices Grace, Megan and Olly enjoying the Vanguard Healthcare unit tour at IHEEM 2018!
TB+A crowned 'Consultancy of the Year' at the annual Healthcare Estates Awards 2018
Our team had a fantastic evening in honor of the Healthcare Estates Awards dinner, which took place at the Mercure Manchester on Tuesday evening. To top the night off, we took home 'Consultancy of the Year' in recognition of our outstanding work in the healthcare sector over the last year.
As proud sponsors of the Apprentice Zone at the Healthcare Estates Conference, and the Apprentice of the Year award, Partner Terry Canty presented this year’s winner, Samuel Mellor of Sodexo with the title. TB+A would also like to extend our congratulations to the highly commended apprentices as well as all other finalists in this category, who should be proud of their tremendous achievements.
TB+A take home two titles at the London final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018
On Friday 14th September, TB+A attended the London final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018, bringing together top employers and apprentices from all across the region.
TB+A were over the moon to take home two titles, including the BAE Systems SME Employer of the Year award and the Highly Commended award for Recruitment Excellence.
Terry Canty, Partner at TB+A later commented, “We are absolutely delighted to win this award as recognition at the highest level of our commitment to Apprenticeships. Too often there is a stigma that apprentices are cheap, temporary, unskilled labour that fill a medium term lower tier gap. For us that couldn’t be further from the truth."
TB+A shorlisted twice in the Construction News Talent Awards 2018
TB+A are finalists in two awards categories at the 2018 Construction News Talent Awards; 'Excellence in Learning & Development' and 'Apprenticeship Initiative of the Year'.
The winners will be announced at a glamorous awards ceremony at the Park Plaza London Riverbank on the 21st November.
TB+A shorlisted as regional finalist at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018
TB+A are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted as London regional finalists in the 'SME Employer of the Year' category for the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018.
London Ceremony: 14th September 2018
National Ceremony: 28th November 2018
Our own Megan Whitbread takes part in the BBC mindset campaign
Megan Whitbread, year 3 building services design engineering apprentice at TB+A takes part in the launch of the BBC mindset campaign. https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/z7qc7nb
Talking about forging your own pathway and how young people have the opportunity to pursue anything if they really put their mind to it, Megan and others share their stories.
TB+A Shortlisted for prestigious Investors in People Awards 2018
Troup Bywaters + Anders has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Excellence in Health & Wellbeing category in The Investors in People Awards 2018.
This year, winners will be celebrated at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner at the Roundhouse, London on 28th November 2018.
2018 Project of the Year: RICS Awards, Northern Ireland
Congratulations to the team on winning the Commercial Category for Colby House at RICS Awards 2018 Northern Ireland region.
BCO Conference Berlin 2018
Troup Bywaters + Anders lands spot in Top 100 Employers for school leavers
Troup Bywaters + Anders was commended for its exemplary work on Thursday 17th May, at an event celebrating the opportunities offered to young people leaving school and going directly into work rather than university. Troup Bywaters + Anders gained a spot in the top 100, as decided by school leavers working within their team.
AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk held the ceremony at the Sheraton Grand on Park Lane, London – hosted by comedian Josh Widdicombe – giving out prizes to employers based on the real-life experiences of apprentices and school leaver trainees.
The awards featured 100 UK organisations, with high-profile names from the professional services industry, the world of construction and engineering, supermarket giants, broadcasting and media companies, and city councils represented.
Young people working in the school leaver training world were asked to complete employee satisfaction surveys, covering every aspect of their working lives, from job satisfaction and career progression, to company culture and work-life balance.
2018 Project of the Year: RICS Awards, East of England
Congratulations to the team on winning the Tourism and Leisure Category for NAZE Education and Visitor Centre at RICS Awards 2018: East of England region. https://lnkd.in/gyBZfeQ
Th!nkFM Conference 2018
James Campbell and Jonathan Gray attending and exhibiting at the annual Facilities Management flagship event from the Bristish Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)
BCO Scotland Region Awards 2018 - Winner of the Refurbished / Recycled Workplace
Congratulations to our Client, Chris Stewart Group, Winner of the Refurbished / Recycled Workplace category for Greenside, Edinburgh at the BCO Awards 2018 Scotland Region. This is awarded for a corporate or commercial building where significant works have been carried out to adapt the existing building to modern office use. TB+A were delighted to be the M&E engineers and part of the team to deliver this award winning project. Read more at: https://bit.ly/2qR7B8f
TB+A 'Wishful Thinking' pub quiz supporting our Wish Heroes who ran for the @MakeAWishUK charity at the London Marathon
London Marathon 2018
Congratulations to our Wish Heroes who battled the heat & ran the London Marathon in aid of Make a Wish Foundation. Collectively the team rasied £11,500 for the Make a Wish Foundation.
A huge thanks to everyone who joined us for The Manchester TB+A "Social" event at the Principal Hotel On Thursday. We had a great turn out and really successful evening. Enjoy looking back at some of the photos from the event.
BCO London Region Awards 2018 - Winner of Fit Out of the Workplace
Congratulations to our client HAVAS UK, HKX on winning the Best Fit-Out of Workplace at the BCO Awards 2018 London Region. This category awards a space, or spaces, within a building that demonstrates a high quality of interior fit-out. 'The judges were impressed with the impact of HAVAS UK’s relocation of their headquarters, noting that the execution of the project delivered a unique workplace fit out for each of Havas’ individual brands, while creating a sense of tangible connectivity across the office building'. Read more from the judges at: https://bit.ly/2K0tOIS TB+A are extremely proud to have been part of this landmark project and extend a huge well done to the whole team on a very successful win.
Megan Shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year ACE Awards 2018
Easter bake sale
Cake Heaven! Thanks to all our brilliant bakers for their superb contributions to our Easter Bake Sale in support of our @LondonMarathon team running for the @MakeAWishUK charity #TeamTBA #Allthecakes #HappyEaster
2018 Graduation Ceremony
Extremely proud to see some of our apprentices on stage graduating at the 2018 Graduation Ceremony held at the BT Tower London, hosted by our very own Neil Weller.
Great event at the M Shed Bristol #MIPOUT18 very interesting to hear what the future Bristol could look like #bristolin #bristolout
Our Carolyn has pledged to help empower people for the #SDGs #ImWithTheSDGs bit.ly/SDGsPledges
Megan Whitbread receives Highly commended Award at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017
Our Megan Whitbread, currently in the third year of her apprenticeship journey at TB+A was one of three finalists in the Advanced Apprentice category at the National Apprenticeship Awards in London.
From all of us at Troup Bywaters + Anders. We hope you have an enjoyable break and look forward to working with you in 2018! http://bit.ly/2zk2yBPF
Investors in People Winners
Apprentice Employer of the Year at the Investors in People Awards 2017. Hayden, Chloe, Oliver and Ahiya picking up the award for the team!
dunnhumby crowned Project of the Year at Lux Awards 2017 in the Office, Education and Healthcare sector.
Our Lighting team were exceptionally proud to win the project of the Year for dunnhumby which scooped the award for most outstanding lighting design in the Office, Education and Healthcare sector.
The judges loved the scheme and it was a hotly contested category. It’s a wonderful recognition of the work of everyone involved. The lighting design was able to excel because of the drive from all sides of the project; from dunnhumbys passion for a world class office, to FDA’s inspired design and of course the delivery, management and successful execution of the design intent by CBRE, ISG and Phoenix.
Construction Investing in Talent Winners 2017
Troup Bywaters + Anders were delighted to win the 'Best Place to Work' (consultants) category. This award is amazing recognition of our people and our business and we couldn't be prouder.
On the Best Place to Work award, the juges commented:
"The company won the judging panel over by demonstrating that people are at the heart of its business objectives. A total of 44 apprentices within a business of 200 people shows real commitment and proves that its aims are more than just words. TB+A’s eco-committee initiative also illustrates an inclusive approach to sustainability."
Construction Investing in Talent HR Star Award 2017
Troup Bywaters + Anders were delighted for Claire Oliver to win winner of 'HR Star of the Year'.
The juges commented on Claire Oliver recieving HR Star of the Year:
"Claire was the stand-out stellar candidate".
Drawing particular praise was her work with apprentices, 30 per cent of whom were women – giving them a voice at the highest level and providing support to develop their careers. Claire also has a significant impact outside the business, setting standards for her sector by helping roll out Trailblazer apprenticeships across the UK.
The judges added: “We were amazed by how much, as one person, Claire has achieved for Troup Bywaters + Anders – breaking new ground, sustaining and improving business performance, and influencing her colleagues to deliver.”
Edinburgh office Open House Event
Our Edinburgh team host and celebrate their office move to a new central location in the heart of the New Town with an open house event.
Winning Streak Continues at the WISE Awards 2017
Celebrating our WISE Apprenticeship Programme Award. Another great night!
Managing Partner Peter Anderson joins the CCCA Advisory Board
Managing Partner Peter Anderson joins the Camden Climate Change Alliance Advisory Board helping to make a positive contribution towards supporting them to achieve their organisational ambitions. Read more http://bit.ly/2hSTMBR
Royal recognition for TB+A for putting employee development first
Neil Weller, Partner at TB+A was honoured to collect our award from HRH Princess Royal at St James Palace. We were recognised for our investment in the training of our people and our apprenticeship programme with a particular acknowledgement of our efforts in encouraging more young females into the industry.
We're off to the Palace!
The day has finally arrived for our visit to St James Palace to receive Royal approval for our commitment to training and skills excellence. #PRTA2017
TB+A attend the Living Wage Foundation event at Houses of Parliament
TB+A are proud to be supporting the Living Wage Foundation at the parlimentary event, where Chloe Jones from our HR team and Claire Bower,Head of IMS are helping to promote the real living wage for the real cost of living!
TB+A Sustainability Working Team at BedZed with Bioregional
Members of the TB+A Sustainability Working Team gather for a workshop with Bioregional to steer our direction and priorities for our sustainability strategy and action plan. The day included a tour of BedZed, the UK’s first large-scale, mixed use sustainable community with 100 homes, office space, a college and community facilities completed in 2002.
Megan beaming with her National Apprenticeship Award!
Extremely proud of Megan Whitbread who was crowned Advanced Apprentice of the Year at the London region finals of the Apprenticeship Awards today. Well done Megan..now on to the National finals in January 2018!
Certificates all round!
Congratulations to Oliver Newman & Pierce Ronan who completed their HND and Jake Marshall & Francesca Haws who completed their BEng (Hons). Great achievement!
TB+A Sponsor Apprentice Today, Leaders Tomorrow Theatre at IHEEM
TB+A are sponsoring and hosting the Apprentice Theatre at the IHEEM Conference in Manchester over two days with IiP, Static Systems, Turner & Townsend and Eileen Bayles of Northern & Yorkshire NHS Assesment Centre part of the presenation team.
A key highlight included Lord O'Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under Secrertary of State at the Department of Health talking to two of our apprentices Shane Sullivan and Megan Whitbread about their experiences.
Our Apprentices stole the show at IHEEM Conference in Manchester!
Shane Sullivan and Megan Whitbread explaining what a succesfull apprenticeship programme should look like from their perspective.
WISE 'One to Watch' finalists announced!
TB+A Apprenitces Megan Whitbread & Chloe Mansford are 2 of the 10 finalists shortlisted in the ‘One to Watch’ category at the WISE Awards 2017. The awards will be held on Thursday 9th November at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London. Good luck to them both and fingers crossed on the night!
TB+A Edinburgh Office move
Our Edinburgh team move to a new office in the heart of the New Town. From Monday 11th September you'll find them at:
3rd Floor, 36 north Castle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3BN
Constuction Investing in Talent Awards
We're one step closer to being crowned winners of the 'Best Place to Work' in the consultant category, shortlisted as 1 of 3 finalists!
Our HR Star of the Year is a finalist at Construction Investing in Talent Awards
Claire Oliver, Head of HR has made a significant impact in ensuring the future pipeline of new talent into our business through our Growing People initiative, we’re delighted she’s been recognised and up for an 'HR Star of the Year' award at the CIIT Awards on 15th Novemeber.
Will 2017 be our year at the IiP Awards?
We made the shortlist for the Investors In People Awards which will be held at Old Billingsgate, London where we will join other organisations from the IiP community to celebrate the awards ceremony. TB+A are finalists in the Apprentice Employer of the Year category (2-499 employees).
TB+A Win 'Training Initiative of the Year' at the ACE Awards 2017
On Wednesday 7 June, the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) Awards took place at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London for a gala dinner attended by business leaders from across the industry.
The awards celebrated the remarkable achievements of companies, industry initiatives and exceptional individuals, recognising the best of the UK’s consultancy and engineering profession.
TB+A were extremely pleased to win the award for ‘Training Initiative of the Year’ in a field of tough competition. We were praised for the exceptional work of our apprentices and our national apprenticeship scheme which is supporting the next generation of young engineers and leaders into the industry.
BCO Conference London
Fantastic to see the TB+A brand up in lights today at the BCO Conference in London. Extremely proud to be a silver sponsor again this year.
CIPD Learning and Development Show
Great to see our team taking the stage at the CIPD Learning and Development Show at Olympia talking about 'Developing High-Value Apprenticeship Schemes to Build your Talent Pipeline'. Huge well done to our Apprentices Hayden & Francesca for sharing their Apprenticeships Journeys. Great job team!
Irish Construction Industry Awards 2017
Queens University Belfast Main Site Tower & Peter Froggatt Centre was awarded 'Education Project of the Year' in the Irish Construction Industry Awards 2017 that took place on 9th May at the Clayton Hotel, Dublin. The project was up against some strong competition across the primary, secondary, further and higher education sectors so this is a great achievement and accolade. Our TB+A Belfast team are extremely pleased to be associated with this prestigious project and extend congratulations to all involved, a great team effort!
BCO Conference 2017
Laima Campbell from TB+A Scotland achieves Chartership
Laima's application for chartered status was prepared outside working hours and at weekends. To complete the application she prepared a synopsis on “Swimming Pool Ventilation and Energy Savings with Renewable Technologies” and on its approval wrote a technical report. Following a technical review of the report Laima attended an interview at CIBSE HQ in London to discuss the report and findings and made a presentation on the subject matter to the assessors. Following a lengthy successful application process Laima was delighted to be registered by the Engineering Council and to use the title of Chartered Engineer.
TB+A win at Camden Business Sustainability Awards 2017
On Tuesday 25th April our Eco-mmittee co-founders Paul Gooden, Sustainability Manager and Claire Bower, IMS Manager attended the Camden Business Sustainability Awards along with our Managing Partner Peter Anderson.
The awards ceremony took place at a special event: ‘Celebrating Sustainable Business in Camden – leading the way‘ at the Francis Crick Institute in Kings Cross where businesses and organisations were recognised for going out of their way to protect the environment. TB+A were extremley pleased to win the award for Best Employee Engagement Initative and our in-house Eco-mmittee were credited for fostering behaviour change to achieve an 18% carbon footprint reduction in the last 4 years.
As well as a great networking opportunity there were keynote speakers from the London Assembly’s Environment Committee and the Committee on Climate Change.
Hospital Innovations Exhibition and Conference
'Engineering Apprenticeships for the Healthcare Sector - Playing our part'. Our team are taking the stage at Olympia talking about the business benefits of investing in Apprentices and how our award winning scheme is impacting our company culture.
Macmillan Cancer support fundraiser
Our Macmillan Cancer support fundraiser has gone down a treat in the London office today with goodies baked by our brilliant team of star bakers. A great way to start the Easter weekend!
Roadshow in London
The London crowd ready for the off #roadshow
Roadshow in Manchester
Kicking off the Northern tour with our Leeds and Manchester teams today
Roadshow in Edinburgh
#Edinburgh for our Scotland leg of the roadshow
Roadshow in Belfast
Roadshow in Cardiff
Great first night of the roadshow
Our Manchester office move
Our Manchester team has moved to a new location in the city. They spent the previous ten years in a building a short walk away from their new location. The old office served them well but they couldn't be more excited about their new space.
IHEEM Working Together Seminar hosted by TB+A
As an IHEEM company affiliate we were delighted to host their 'Working Together' seminar on 9th March. Speakers Alan Newman, Claire Oliver, Oliver Newman, Jake Marshall and Francesca Hawes presented TB+A’s award-winning apprenticeship scheme.
We're in the Evening Standard & Metro Newspapers
Great to see our adverts appearing in the Evening Standard and Metro (London, Scotland & South West) during National Apprenticeship Week. Brilliant profile and thanks to our Pierce Ronan and Claire Oliver for representing us, we couldn't be more proud!
Our Leeds Office move
Our Leeds office moved to new premises on Greek Street on 10th March, leaving behind their old offices in Merrion Way. The team are now settling into their new home and delighted with the fit out of their new office space, thanks to Loft Ltd on a great job
Highly Commended award
Congratulations to TB+A's Richard Hendry on his Highly Commended award for his MSc dissertation titled "Applying building energy modelling tools to operational energy use" at the CIBSE Building Simulation Award 2016 . http://bit.ly/2l7i9MC The awards were initiated in 2012 as an annual prize open to postgraduate students from UK and overseas universities who undertake a research project at Master’s level or equivalent which includes a major element involving the application of building simulation tools in the research.
Winners of Best Apprenticeship Scheme and Finalist of Best Corporate Responsibility Scheme at the Construction Investing in Talent Awards
On recieving the award, Claire Oliver, HR Manager commented: "Winning the ‘Best Apprenticeship Scheme’ Award in such a competitive category is fantastic. It provides authentic feedback and reaffirms the success of our apprenticeship programme as well as giving our apprentices the recognition they deserve. It motivates us to keep working hard to grow and develop our people - a pillar of our business strategy. For our success to be noticed across our industry and nationally is extremely rewarding”.
TB+A Winners at National Apprenticeship Awards 2016
Wow! What a fantastic evening at the National Apprenticeship Awards on Friday celebrating the success stories and achievements of apprentices and employers. Winning the award for Medium Employer of The Year in recognition of our scheme, our apprentices and the wider team of people at TB+A that supports it all was truly memorable.
For the 8th year running, TB+A feature in Building Magazine's 'Good Employer Guide'
TB+A feature in the Building Good Employer Guide, re-affirming our position as one of the top construction businesses in the UK when it comes to investment in our people. The guide features the top construction employers based on anonymous surveys of their staff and so once again a huge thanks extends all our team for their continued support and vote of confidence.
Congratulations to Jake Marshall winner of the IHEEM Lucas Scholarship Award 2016
Well done to our Jake Marshall on a very well deserved award. The Lucas Scholarship award was created in the mid 1980’s in recognition of Bernard Lucas’ efforts for the Institute and to encourage up to two young members of the Institute to participate in events such as the Annual Conference.
Awarded Investors in People (IiP) Platinum Standard
TB+A joins just two other organisations in the construction industry to be awarded the Platinum standard by Investors in People (IIP). Organisations that meet the world-recognised Investors in People Platinum Standard reflect the very best in people management excellence and is designed to highlight the top employers, with only 26 businesses globally accredited at Platinum level (as of 13th January 2017).
CIBSE Building Performance Conference 2016
Our Energy Performance + Technology group attend the CIBSE Conference on 17th and 18th November 2016 at the QEII Centre, Westminster. The EP+T group is a multi-disciplinary team of engineering leaders from mechanical, electrical, building physics, Facilities Management, IT and security disciplines with a common interest to improve the performance of the buildings in which we live, work and play. The group fosters a collaborative approach to overcome the common challenges in reducing in-use carbon emissions from our clients’ buildings.
They are well versed in environmental design and can assist clients at any stage of a buildings development, from concept design through to occupation, to optimise performance and reduce energy consumption. To complement this approach, they actively promote developments in smart systems technologies alongside less high tech processes, including post occupancy valuation (POE) and Soft Landings, that can enhance a building’s operation and environment for both building managers and occupants
TB+A celebrates 6th anniversary of Eco-week, focussing on Health + Wellbeing theme
In-line with our Eco-week theme of ‘Health + Well-being’ we explored meditation benefits, and the ‘Psychology of sitting at work’ with King’s College, following which we became partners seeking research funding to test sit / stand desks in real-life office environments.
TB+A Manchester sponsor the Doncaster Cup
TB+A along with Arcadis, TRP and KKA Architects were part of the development team working on the new Hilton Garden InnHotel on the western side of the famous Doncaster Racecourse as well as a new hotel at Royal Windsor Racecourse. The design team consortium sponsored the 250th running of the Doncaster Cup (part of the St Leger).
Burry Port Community Primary School was Highly Commended in the Innovation Category at the Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards