City Building celebrates golden year with multiple award wins

Glasgow-based City Building is ending the year on a high following a flurry of award wins recognising the construction firm’s unique approach to corporate responsibility and diversity.

The company gained a total of seven accolades throughout 2017, including Diversity Star Performer and Recruitment of Talents and Youth at The Herald’s Diversity Awards, HR NETWORK’s Corporate Responsibility of the Year and Best Employer of the Year, and Glasgow’s Fairest Employer by the Glasgow Guarantee.

City Building welcomes 60 new apprentices to the family

City Building has welcomed a flurry of new recruits, as more than 60 modern apprentices join the award-winning construction firm.

The diverse group, which includes four women, care leavers and a number of people from surrounding BME communities, were greeted by City Building’s boards of directors following an induction at Queenslie Training Centre on Wednesday 15 November.

City Building creates a buzz with latest green initiative

There has been a hive of activity at City Building as it marks National Honey Week (23-29 October 2017), by adopting three beehives.

The Glasgow-based firm is creating a buzz by teaming up with Scotland’s leading beekeepers, Plan Bee, to build and maintain habitats for the local honeybee population, which is under threat of extinction due to rising pesticide use, pollution and climate change.

City Building won two awards at the Herald Genanalytics National Diversity Awards 2017

The first award for Recruitment of Talents  recognised a business that had an excellent commitment into actively developing an inclusive workforce for the benefit of the business and all employees.

The second award for Youth Employment recognised City Building as having successfully delivering a youth employment programme that has engaged with young people and enables them to join a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Glasgow Business Awards Green Champion

City Building’s Environmental Team were crowned Green Champions of the City at the Glasgow Business Awards on 5th October, 2017.   The award sponsored by Scottish Power recognised the team for driving the development of green initiatives in the workplace, championing innovative practices which promoted and drove forward our environmental performance.

City Building lands multimillion contract with ng homes

 

Construction firm City Building has won a £3.7m contract with social landlord ng homes as part of a clutch of new business wins valued at over £5m.

The order from ng homes, which was secured in open competition with the private sector, includes a contract to deliver repairs and maintenance services worth £2.4m, and the delivery of £1.3m of gas services.

RSBi sports day scores over £2,300 for local charities

RSBi sports day scores over £2,300 for local charities

A sports fun day held by Glasgow manufacturing firm RSBi, where more than half of staff have a disability, raised over £2,300 for local charities.

Over 200 staff took part in the event, with the funds raised donated to Les Hoey MBE Dream Maker Foundation, which arranges once-in-a-lifetime experiences for children with life-threatening illnesses and the Royston Youth Action group

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Apprentices build on achievements with awards success

More than 20 apprentices from City Building have been recognised for their achievements over the past year at the construction firm’s annual awards ceremony.

The ceremony, which was held in the Banqueting Hall of the City Chambers, Glasgow on the 13th June, saw more than 300 people come together to celebrate the hardworking young men and women.

A total of 22 accolades were awarded in categories ranging from Best Electrician, to Best Plumber and Best Administrator.