Blog: Be Inspired! People Development Award 2017 (Sponsored by Cheesmur Building Contractors)

08 January 2018

Winner: R&W Civil Engineering

R&W Civil Engineering undertake major civil engineering, groundworks, structural and drainage projects and can regularly be seen working on highways across the South of England.

A highly successful and fast-growing business with a turnover of £30 million, R&W Civil Engineering are passionate for their core values to be applied across all aspects of the business without compromise. Therefore, they have developed an innovative and far-reaching organisational strategy – the “R&W Way”, which drives development and adoption of best practice.

At the heart of the “R&W Way” is their positive, open and supportive approach to the workforce which attracts and retains talented individuals, improving the workforce safety and well-being and by boosting the team cohesion and loyalty.

R&W have developed and implemented many successful initiatives that will ultimately result in a safer environment, highly skilled and motivated staff, satisfied clients, supply chain collaboration, healthier and happier staff with wider opportunities, effective risk management and a community engagement programme.

The People Development category is sponsored by Cheesmur Building Contractors. Cheesmur are an SME contractor based in Sussex and specialise in educational, residential and commercial construction, building maintenance and refurbishment, facilities management services and heritage building restoration.

Cheesmur delivers projects with a collaborative and proactive ethos engendered in the company mission statement to deliver “traditional values in a changing world”. This is achieved through the continuing development and resulting achievements and contributions from its employers.

Cheesmur are sponsoring this year’s People Development category for the 5th year running. Registration is now open to enter this and all 15 categories here. Closing date for submitting entries is March 5th 2018. 

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