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
Winners of Excellence in Social Responsibility category at the IiP Awards
TB+A are crowned winners of the Social Responsibility (up to 249 employees) category at the annual Investors in People Awards 2016, the leading industry event recognising high performance in people management.
The Awards, which received over 300 entries from organisations working in a variety of sectors and locations across the globe, celebrate the best people management practices amongst businesses. The Excellence in Social Responsibility category recognises organisations for which social responsibility is not just a policy; it’s driven from the top and rooted in the culture of the whole organisation.
Winners of the Sustainability Award at the Royal Society of Welsh Architecture (RSAW) Awards
Creation of Sustainability at Heart key pillar of TB+As Business Plan
We are committed to the continual improvement of our environmental performance. We believe that sustainability should be at the heart of everything we do, from the building services engineering solutions we provide to clients, throughout the way we operate as a business and right down to the training and opportunities we provide our staff. We do this because we believe it is the right thing to do, and we encourage others to do the same.
Winners of Best Apprenticeship Scheme at the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) People Management Awards
On our winning entry the judges commented "We were impressed both by the quality of the programme and the passion with which it was delivered, particularly as a small business. The employer has demonstrated leadership working in true partnership with learning providers to develop content that is relevant to business needs, shaping Level 6 standards in particular.
Clearly the programme provides a long-term talent pipeline, and supports apprentices’ future employment. Year 3 and 4 apprentices take ownership to mentor and support new intakes. A number of positive examples of apprentices being given real accountability to deliver tangible benefits for the clients. Impressive achievements in gender diversity agenda".
Awarded CCCA Marks of Achievement Carbon Champion + Team Green
Our staff volunteer Eco-mmittee has played an integral part in managing the reduction of our carbon footprint and were awarded the Carbon Champion and Team Green Mark of Achievement by Camden Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) for our national approach.
TB+A starts to offset annual business flight CO2 emissions
5th anniversary of the Eco-mmittee
TB+A Finalists in the Excellence in Social Responsibility category at the IiP Awards
TB+A were named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Excellence in Social Responsibility category at the second annual Investors in People Awards. We were shortlisted as a finalist for our achievements in taking the wider principles of social responsibility and weaving it in to everything they do via our business plan as well as our continual development in approaches to CSR whilst ensuring an inclusive approach with staff and other stakeholders. Our internal Eco-mmitee team were highlighted and praised for their approach to sustainability and adoption of low energy initiatives across the business and for their positive involvement going forward which will be a key driver in the partnerships continued success.
Awarded CCCA Mark of Achievement Cutting Carbon
Highly Commended at the Camden Business Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Sustainability in Camden
Winners of the (London Region) Medium Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards
On Wednesday 14th October, The National Apprenticeship Service hosted the London regional awards ceremony which took place at City Hall. The awards recognise the achievements of exceptional apprentices and the businesses that employ them and Troup Bywaters + Anders are extremely proud to have won ‘Employer of the Year’ in the medium business category.
Glasgow Office opened
Signed up to Camdens Air Quality Pledge
Start of bi-annual Energy Reporting across all TB+A offices
Awarded CCCA Marks of Achievement Cutting Carbon + Team Green
Cardiff Office moved to Park Place
TB+A joined UK-Green Building Council (GBC) + Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS)
TB+A join the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) and are also involved with the UK-GBC Leaders’ Network tasked with driving transformational change by influencing responsible business practice, government direction and sustainable performance. In support of their campaign for a sustainable built environment, we joined other businesses and in 2015 added our name to the joint industry letter addressed to David Cameron relating to energy costs and the Green Deal.
Highly Commended at the Environmental Excellence in Camden Organisations (EECO) awards for Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Sustainability in Camden.
Awarded CCCA Mark of Achievement Going Green
First Eco-week staff awareness event
Joined CCCA by signing Climate Commitment
TB+A join as a member of the Camden Climate Change Alliance (CCCA). The CCCA bring together businesses, public sector organisations, and Business Improvement Districts across Camden and empower them to make a positive impact on the environment. Members of the CCCA pledge to collectively report and reduce their impact on the environment and in return the CCCA provide the tools, support, and services to enable them to do so.
Eco-mmitee formed by staff volunteers
Our award-winning in-house Eco-mmittee team is an all-inclusive staff volunteer group providing a forum for the company to engage with environmental issues and to provide a mechanism where staff can raise issues and find solutions; develop environmental objectives/initiatives; and demonstrate improvements in our environmental performance. The Eco-mmittee set up in 2010 promotes a wide range of environmental themes in particular low carbon solutions and carbon reduction through awareness campaigns, competitions and facilitating change and improvements inside the company. The Eco-mmittee has been at the forefront of behaviour change within TB+A and the reduction of our carbon footprint by 18% over 4 years.
Start of Energy monitoring in London Office
Cardiff Office set up
Belfast Office moved to Malone Road
ISO 14001 Accreditation
Edinburgh Office moved to Torphichen Street
Leeds Office moved to Tower North Central
Edinburgh Office set up
Manchester Office moved to Peter Street