Tags: Best Practice

Recent Award Success

Homes for Scotland Awards

Our Scotland division has enjoyed resounding success at this year's Homes for Scotland Awards. We were proud to take home the standout award of the ceremony, Homebuilder of the Year 2021, with judges blown away by our high-quality homes, approach to the environment and innovation and customer-centric designs at our developments across Scotland. The commitment to keeping our... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:39

Tags: Awards, Barratt, Best Practice, David Wilson

31 Seals of Excellence and 5 Regional Winners

We are delighted to share that 31 of our NHBC Pride in the Job winning Site Managers have gone on to win Seals of Excellence, with 5 of the 31 also being regional winners. We've also picked up more Seals of Excellence winners than any other housebuilder!

With site teams, subcontractors and suppliers working together to achieve high standards, Leading Construction continues to be a key component of our... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 12:08

Tags: Awards, Barratt, Best Practice, David Wilson, NHBC

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

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

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

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

Construction Best Practice Guide

Construction Best Practice Guide

The Guide is designed to be used predominately by Construction Teams, but will also benefit Technical and Commercial Teams as well as all Contractors. It is designed to highlight and clarify mandatory requirements, and also offer further options for those wanting to deliver above and beyond the standard requirements. Where something is a mandatory requirement we have highlighted it with an M in the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00

Tags: Best Practice