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Andrew Hartshorn, Partner – in association Housing LIN

Whilst there are obvious challenges which arise from an ageing population, there are also significant opportunities for the property industry. Technology is ever changing and can be a key component of helping people live better for longer.

As Later Living providers become more reliant on digital technology, it is important that legal and compliance rules on data handling and data protection are in place.

During this webinar Andrew Hartshorn, Partner at Shakespeare Martineau will update on data protection considerations, including:

We will also be joined by Louise Beard of Coastline Housing who will talk about the fundamentals behind their Click and Connect offering, how it was implemented and how this has enhanced the quality of life outcomes of their residents.

Who should attend?

Registered providers, social housing organisations, care home providers and private developers.

We had an excellent Summit this year with some exemplary presentations

If you would like to watch or rewatch the recording of this online event or see the individual presentations as PDF please CLICK HERE

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List of Speakers

Welcome & Introduction: Uma Shanker, Chair CE Midlands

Keynote Presentation: Andrew Stephenson MP, Minister of State for HS2

Andrew Stephenson was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Transport on 13 February 2020.

He was previously Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development from 25 July 2019 to 13 February 2020. He was first elected as Conservative MP for Pendle in May 2010.

He was a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 4 April 2019 to 25 July 2019. He was also a Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, from January 2018 to April 2019, and served as an Assistant Government Whip from June 2017 to January 2018.

As Minister of State Andrew Stephenson has responsibility for: HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail, Transpennine route upgrade, Skills

The CLC’s Roadmap to Recovery: Simon Rawlinson, Arcadis

Back in June a task group led by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) launched the construction sector’s recovery plan.

Simon Rawlinson, a member of the CLC Task Group, highlights how we can all get involved.

“The plan has three main aims.  Firstly, it sets out to support the widest possible restart of work consistent with safety guidelines – maximising employment across the supply chain.

Secondly, it aims to reset the work pipeline – combining measures to increase demand for construction with steps to improve productivity, safety and the professionalism of the sector.

Finally, the plan must drive the reinvention of the way that we work – consistent with the priorities set out in the construction sector deal.  This will involve wider adoption of the digital and manufacturing technologies, together with new practice in procurement and project management to deliver better value and whole life performance.

For businesses like Arcadis, that have been investing in a digital and product-based future, this is confirmation that our long-term planning will position us well for the other side of the pandemic.”

Nightingale Hospital, Birmingham Case Study: Vince Kesterton, Interserve

This was an emergency facility, designed to increase the capacity in the Midlands region and more specifically for the UHB Trust. The initial brief was to create a minimum of 4000 beds in 11 Halls at the NEC.

The initial Phase was to provide 500 beds in 9 days. This increased in number as the scope changed and there was a requirement for a 100 bed ICU in Hall 8. Phase 1 became 804 beds, together with X-ray rooms, ultrasound rooms, dirty utilities, staff and patient toilets, all fully pumped to the outside, fully piped medigas, back-up generators and UPS.

Phase 2a was an additional 484 beds creating a total of 1288 beds, and included similar additional facilities. This was delivered for two weeks after the delivery of phase 1 in 9 days.

In addition to the beds and all associated ancillary rooms, Interserve’s contract included an Ambulance drop off facility, a Mortuary, a drive through Covid testing centre and a Covid referral doctor’s surgery based of 36 consulting rooms and all the ancillary rooms.

Sponsors Address: Ian Griffiths, Partner at Shakespeare Martineau

 

Theme Group Presentations

The Clients’ Commitment Best Practice Guide: Richard Whittaker, Citizen Housing

The ‘How to Guide to Mental Health & Wellbeing’: Paul Chatwin, Cundall

The ‘How to guide to Best Practice Procurement’: Dr Amrit Sagoo

Innovation and Sustainabilty and an introduction to ‘The Grid’: Noel Street, 3D Reid

Our Future City Plan – Central Birmingham 2040: Simon Delahunty-Forrest, Birmingham City Council

The plan contains a set of principles that will guide investment in transport so that it is able to serve a future Birmingham that is home to more people and that is a better environment in which to live and work for everyone irrespective of age, disability or income.

These measures are designed to:

 

Closing remarks: Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive CE Midlands

High Speed Two Ltd (HS2), in collaboration with Innovate UK, is to invest £300,000 (including VAT) in a new competition to deliver innovative operational solutions.

This SBRI competition, Innovate at HS2 2020, Phase 1, will open on the 21st October 2020 and close 16th December 2020. This is anticipated to be phase 1 of a 2 phase competition, with phase 1 focusing on feasibility studies.

KTN will host an online briefing event on 12th November for you to find out more about the competition. An online networking system will be available for you to pre-schedule 1:1 meetings with other delegates following the briefing.

Applications will be sought for feasibility studies delivering innovative solutions within the themes of:

Practical solutions as well as strategic, new technology-based solutions are both welcome. Project duration for phase 1 activities will be 3 months and will not exceed £30,000 including VAT.

Timescales

Online Networking: KTN are making their online networking platform, Meeting Mojo, available for those interested in this competition. Meeting Mojo allows you to see profiles of other delegates, exchange messages with them and arrange pre-scheduled video calls (which will take place after the briefing).

Meet the Contractor 2020 is going to be a fully virtual event.

Meet the Contractor is first and foremost an event that aims to provide relevant potential suppliers with an opportunity to Meet HS2’s Tier 1 Joint Venture Contractors regarding their upcoming 2021 and 2022 procurements.

However, given the fact this event will now be delivered virtually they are able to open up the webinars that will be taking place from Monday 23rd November to Wednesday 25th November to all who wish to attend to learn more about HS2 in the wider context and see what they are doing across the project.

Potential suppliers will also have the opportunity to register their interest in a virtual 1-to-1 meetings with the relevant JVs (who are looking to procure their organisation’s capability) on Thursday 26th November 2020.

The IED Research – From the Ground Up, Improving the Delivery of Social Value in Construction – called for urgent changes to be made, from industry, from the public sector, and from government, if social value is to deliver meaningful and tangible outcomes for society. A key recommendation was the establishment of a Centre for Excellence.

Join us for one of our first round table sessions to discuss this proposal and help scope out what you would like to see such a Centre deliver. Numbers will be limited to 12 to ensure a lively and comprehensive discussion.

 

To register for this free event, please follow the link below.

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N8TbGbbUST6jQXsc3WN6_w

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Are you a CE East Midlands Awards winner?

Find out by tuning in, logging on and enjoying the CE East Midlands Awards on Friday 4th December at 12pm

It’s time. Clear the decks. Get ready. Chill the champagne, put the hard hat, drawing board or whatever to one side. Kick off the work boots and select some snacks and warm up the social me-dia channels. It’s been a very different awards process, but we are almost there.

Everyone knows that social distancing rules mean we cannot host the CE East Midlands Awards in the usual manner, so we are running an online TV style ceremony instead.

So please dress up in your loudest shirts and jackets, share a glass of fizz with your colleagues, socially distanced of course, we want to see pictures, comments over social media using @cemidlands
#cemeastawards2020 we want you to enjoy and celebrate the great achievements from the construction industry!

Programme

Introduction Andrew Carpenter, CEO, Constructing Excellence Midlands

Welcome Uma Shanker, Chair, Constructing Excellence Midlands

Charity MIND a link to donate will be available on the day

Award presentations

Integration & Collaborative Working Award – sponsored by Scape Group
SME of the Year – sponsored by Pick Everard
Sustainability Award – sponsored by Ibstock Brick
Health Safety & Wellbeing Award – Hadley Group
Offsite Award – sponsored by Totally Modular
Digital Construction Award – sponsored by Morgand Sindall
Innovation Award – sponsored by Xtratherm

Partner speech Caroline Gumble, Chief Executive, CIOB

Headline sponsor Paul Meadows, Director, Salus Approved Inspectors

Awards presentations

G4C Future Leader Award – sponsored by Stepnell
People Development Award
Conservation & Regeneration Award
Client of the Year – sponsored by Woodhead Group
Achiever of the Year – sponsored by GT3 Architects
Building Project of the Year – sponsored by Innovare

Close Andrew Carpenter

Are you a CE West Midlands Awards winner?

Find out by tuning in, logging on and enjoying the CE West Midlands Awards on Friday 4th December at 2pm

It’s time. Clear the decks. Get ready. Chill the champagne, put the hard hat, drawing board or whatever to one side. Kick off the work boots and select some snacks and warm up the social media channels.

It’s been a very different awards process, but we are almost there. Everyone knows that social distancing rules mean we cannot host the CE West Midlands Awards in the usual manner, so we are running an online TV style ceremony instead.

So please dress up in your loudest shirts and jackets, share a glass of fizz with your colleagues, socially distanced of course, we want to see pictures, comments over social media using @cemidlands #cemwestawards2020 we want you to enjoy and celebrate the great achievements from the construction industry!

Programme

Introduction  Andrew Carpenter, CEO, Constructing Excellence Midlands

Welcome  Uma Shanker, Chair Constructing Excellence Midlands

Charity  MIND a link to donate will be available on the day

 

Award presentations:

Integration & Collaborative Working Award – sponsored by Innovare

SME of the Year – sponsored by Wright Hassall

Sustainability Award – sponsored by Stepnell

Health Safety & Wellbeing Award – sponsored by Hadley Group

Value Award – sponsored by RLB

Offsite Award – sponsored by STA

Digital Construction Award – sponsored by Script & Go

Innovation Award – sponsored by Viewpoint

 

Partner speech  Caroline Gumble, Chief Executive, CIOB

Headline sponsor  Paul Meadows, Director, Salus Approved Inspectors

 

Award presentations:

G4C Future Leader Award – sponsored by United Living

People Development Award – sponsored by Birmingham City University

Conservation & Regeneration Award – sponsored by Acivico

Client of the Year – sponsored by Morgan Sindall

Achiever of the Year -sponsored by 3D Reid

Civils Project of the Year – sponsored by EKFB

Building Project of the Year – sponsored by Ball & Berry

 

Close Andrew Carpenter         

Join us on Zoom for an hour over lunch, bring your own coffee & sandwiches and listen to what The Grid has to offer CE Midlands members on Wed 9th December

The itinerary:

  1. The challenge: Noel Street, Chair CE Midlands Innovation & Sustainability Theme Group
  2. Introduction to The Grid: Richard and/or Paul
  3. How you access via the new CE Midlands web site: Emma Hannam
  4. Discussion

The Grid is offering:

  1. An opportunity for CE Midlands’ members & supporters to both showcase their own innovations in sustainability and learn from others.
  2. A virtual platform to encourage innovation and sustainable design and construction.
  3. A virtual space for construction industry businesses across the Midlands to meet, learn, explore and re-image their processes to achieve net zero carbon.
  4. A peer-peer community
  5. Information exchange
  6. Cost of zero carbon and adaption
  7. Learning, networking and support
  8. Working with research and innovation programmes
  9. Service providers, sponsors or support sections to the platform
  10. The Midlands newest innovation network

Click here to view Noel’s presentation – The Grid and CE Midlands

A Note from Noel Street to The Innovation and Sustainability Members

Thank you for your contributions to the ‘Sustainability & Innovation Forum’ to date.

Following the successful launch of the GRID  last week I have attached PDF copy of the presentation I gave that set out our objectives and the actions we are pursuing to engage businesses involved in the Midlands Construction Industry to find a pathway to Net Zero for 2030. The route we have chosen, to enable us to reach out to these businesses across the Midlands, in the most updateable way, is a Virtual Platform – The GRID.

The GRID aims to be the compass that guides business owners to find the right accelerator, membership community or grant for their business. One of the key findings during the research phase for the Grid was that there is no one platform to help SMEs find all relevant programmes. New business setting up in the manufacturing industry have many divers and potentially conflicting advice portals such as Manufacturing Growth Programme, Warwick Manufacturing Group, The Manufacturing Catapult and many more. The Grid aims to help entrepreneurs by listing all of the regional partners that can offer support or guidance by searching the site by keyword, industry, size of business or product.

The framework of The Grid will engage with all of the local and regional business support organisations, such as co-working spaces, universities, accelerators and business networks.  By cross-promoting all of these service providers on The Grid users will be able to search all relevant programmes or early stage accelerators available in the West Midlands.

The ‘Sustainability & Innovation Forum’ area of The GRID will draw hundreds and potentially thousands of businesses together to empower innovative minds in construction, giving them the freedom to discuss, share, develop and adopt new approaches to transform how business andprojects are to be designed, costed, constructed, managed and delivered to achieve Zero Carbon. Supported by the West Midlands Combined authority, Innovation Alliance and Aston University we are discussing collaborative working with organisations such as 5PRING who are the accelerator for 5G adoption in the Midlands.

We are part of a once in a lifetime opportunity to use our personal and company knowledge experience and profile to shape the Grid and ultimately assist companies in the Midlands to reshape their practices to meet future requirements to ensure that the climate and communities of the future are protected.

I hope you will be able to take time to consider how you and your business can input into the shaping of the Grid and contribute to its success. Please join me to discuss this over a low carbon, virtual lunch on 9th December at 1pm. Zoom invite attached.

Please contact me if you wish to discuss anything further before the meeting.

Best regards,

Noel Street

Sustainability & Innovation Forum

CONSTRUCTING EXCELLENCE – MIDLANDS

Join us for the second round of workshops exploring the market enablers for the Construction Innovation Hub’s #ValueToolkit Regional Value Drivers.

Constructing Excellence is working in partnership with the Construction Innovation Hub on the development of the Value Toolkit. The Value Toolkit provides a structured approach to embedding value-based decision-making in built-environment portfolios, programmes and projects. Constructing Excellence has long been a champion of delivering better outcomes through collaboration and recognises the limitations of existing delivery models in delivering value for all stakeholders in the built environment.

We want to bring together a group of key clients, policy makers and industry stakeholders to develop a ‘Regional Value Profile’ for Midlands Region. We will be working alongside the Construction Innovation Hub to define the Strategic Value Drivers in a regional context. Using the Value Definition Framework developed by the Hub, we will use these Strategic Value Drivers to develop and prioritise Outcome Statements that reflect the key issues to be considered in investments in the built environment in the region.

Following the workshop, the Hub will work to establish a Value Profile for the region that can be used to communicate these priorities through the value chain.

You are welcome to email any questions you might have or topics you would like to discuss prior to the booked event.

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