We are partnered with WISE, encouraging women and girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and maths, and flourish in related careers. As part of this partnership, we have signed the pledge to support the WISE 10 steps.
Leeds College of Building train more than 50 apprentices a year on our behalf, on four-year apprenticeship programmes. Successful applicants spend two years as apprentices, two years as trainees, then progress to assistant engineers or quantity surveyors. The apprentices gain on site experience on some of the most advanced construction sites in the UK.
The Institution of Civil Engineers is an industry body for engineers. We encourage all of our engineers to become chartered with this institute.
The Institution for Civil Engineering Surveyors is an industry body for quantity surveyors. We encourage all of our QSs to become chartered with this institute.
We support Mind - the mental health charity to break the taboo around mental health in the workplace. We have fundraised for the charity in various ways, including a cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats and an abseiling day at Head Office.
CITB is the Industrial Training Board (ITB) for the construction industry in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales). CITB works with employers to develop standards and qualifications for the skills our industry needs. They ensure we can access high quality training for our workforce and help us attract new, talented recruits. They are also working to make it easier for companies of all sizes to claim grants and support.
We are founding members, partners and board members of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, where suppliers in the construction industry can find help and advice. At BAM Nuttall, we aim to have a net positive impact on the environment and the communities we work with through our Net Positive Sustainability Strategy. To achieve this, we have to get our whole supply chain to work together. The Supply Chain Sustainability School helps equip our supply chain with the skills and knowledge to meet growing sustainability challenges, forge new business opportunities and realise commercial benefits. We also work with the school to upskill our own employees with face to face and online training. BAM Nuttall is a signatory of the Plant Charter. This Charter focuses on reducing carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, by limiting the impact made by construction plant and equipment (CPE). We’ve pledge to work towards five commitments, and contribute to a cleaner working environment.
Building Equality is an alliance of construction companies who work to build LGBTQ+ inclusion within the built environment. They hold educational and networking events throughout the year and participate in many of the country's Pride marches. BAM Nuttall first partnered with Building Equality in 2018, taking part in both the London and Manchester Pride marches. Many member companies have created their own internal LGBTQ+ networks as a result of the work Building Equality do. Our collective aim is to bring about a truly inclusive industry where every person can be themselves, so individuals, and the industry, can flourish.
We are partnered with the Civil Engineering Contractors Association, the representative body for over 300 civil engineering companies, split across eight regions. CECA offers legal advice, safety and aims to share expertise of their members.
Construction Youth Trust is a charity whose aim is to inspire and enable young people to overcome barriers and discover a career in the construction and built environment sector. Social mobility is at the heart of their work and they prioritise supporting the hardest to reach young people i.e. those from low-income backgrounds, most likely to miss out on opportunities or facing barriers to employment. The Trust helps young people to recognise their potential and discover opportunities that they have never previously considered.
We are partnered with the Get It Right Initiative which adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to tackling error. They work to raise awareness about the challenges of error and aim to eliminate it.
We are corporate partners for the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), the leading professional body for the advancement of quality practices in the UK, it was originally founded in 1919 as the Institute of Engineering Inspection. The CQI seeks to promote the efficiency and competitiveness of industry and commerce. Promote the education and training of those involved in quality. Promote research into quality issues and maintain the quality and standards of auditors and auditor training courses.
The Lean Construction Institute UK is an independent, registered charity aiming to improve the efficiency and profitability of the UK construction industry in a safe and sustainable way. They take the lean approach and support organisations like ourselves to gain operational excellence and continuously improve.
BAM is Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3) on behalf of the Engineering Council. We encourage all our employees with an interest in ground engineering to seek registration through the IOM3.