Here you can find out about the latest news from Barratt Commercial Support.

93 of our Site Managers have won 2021 NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Awards

We are pleased to announce that our site managers have received even more Pride in the Job awards than last year, and then any other housebuilder for an incredible seventeen consecutive years.

​​​​​​​Pride in the Job is the only UK-wide competition dedicated to recognising site managers who achieve the highest standards in housebuilding, with winners selected from more than 11,000 site... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 10:08

Tags: Barratt, Best Practice, David Wilson

Barratt Developments are 5* for the 12th year in a row

We are proud to announce that we've been awarded the Home Builders Federation (HBF) 5 Star Home Builder status for the 12th year in a row. This makes us the only national housebuilder to have achieved this.

5 Star status means that more than 90% of our customers who responded to the national customer satisfaction survey have said that they would 'recommend us to a friend'.

The HBF Customer Satisfaction... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 10:55

Tags: 5 Star, Barratt, David Wilson, HBF

Celebrating our Supreme Pride in the Job Award winner

We are delighted to share that Kirk Raine, site manager at The Grove at Doseley Park in our Mercia division was named Supreme Winner in the Large Builder Category at the NHBC Pride in the Job Supreme Awards on Friday, making this the fifth time one of our site managers has won the top award in the past six years.

This is an incredible achievement, particularly considering this is the second time that... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 10:27

Tags: Award, Barratt, Best Practice, David Wilson, NHBC, Pride in the Job

We're proud to be a CDP Supplier Engagement Leader

We're proud to feature on the CDP's 2020 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard a recognition of our work alongside our supply chain to reduce our carbon emissions and become the UK's leading sustainable housebuilder.

The Leaderboard is part of CDP's supply chain report Transpar​​​​​​​ency to Transformation: A Chain Reaction, which explores the business case for supply chain action and how it... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 10:17

Tags: Barratt, Best Practice, Climate Change, David Wilson, Emissions, Supply Chain

Self Billing Agreements Update

Back in 2019 we shared with you the news that we would be updating our self-billing agreements so that we can process more payments through this method in our new COINS system. We are in the process of rolling out the new COINS update to our remaining divisions after a successful pilot and therefore more divisions are asking their subcontractors to sign up to the new agreement. By Spring 2021, all... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:59

Tags: Barratt, Coins, David Wilson

Thank you from Secretary of State

Following on from the HBF and MHCLG's joint statement about the importance of the construction sector remaining open to the economy, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma, has issued a letter to those working in the sector to thank them for their 'invaluable contribution in supporting the economy.'

It's positive that Government continues to recognise the significance... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 12:16

Tags: Barratt, Best Practice, COVID-19, David Wilson, Health & Safety, SHE

National Drawing Portal for Suppliers and Subcontractors

We have added some guidance documents for suppliers and subcontractors that wish to access drawings through our National Drawing Portal.

In order to gain access to the drawing portal, please contact your Divisional representative for an invitation to be sent and for you to register your details.

Click HERE to view the information.

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:59

Tags: Barratt, David Wilson, National Drawing Portal

COVID-19 Guidance for Suppliers and Contractors

COVID-19 Guidance for Suppliers and Contractors

As part of the government news about the gradual easing of the lockdown restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have been working extremely hard to put in place new and enhanced measures across our business to welcome our employees, suppliers and subcontractors back to work on our sites.

You will find guidelines on our website about our enhanced safe working practices, briefing notes and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 17:00

Tags: Barratt, COVID-19, David Wilson, Health & Safety, Important, SHE

New Self-Billing Agreements

Barratt aims to pay all its contractors in a timely and accurate fashion. To support this, we operate an automated process called "Self-Billing" that reduces paperwork, makes errors less likely and speeds up payments. This system will start the payment process for measured works automatically upon the Quantity Surveyor entering payment tick stages, following completion of those works.

We are now expanding... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:30

Tags: Barratt, Coins, David Wilson, Important

Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit 2018

Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit 2018

Barratt has successfully completed a best practice Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council for a third time, demonstrating our commitment towards the continual improvement of our health and safety management systems and associated arrangements. We underwent a comprehensive, quantified and robust evaluation of our occupational health and safety policies,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 11:49

Tags: Barratt, Best Practice, David Wilson, Health & Safety