G4C 2017 Awards – Ceremony28/04/17

Organisation: CENE
Date: 28/04/17
Time: 7.00pm
Speaker: CENE
Venue: Hilton NewcastleGateshead, Bottle Bank, Gateshead
Cost: £50+VAT per individual ticket (tables of 10/12 are available)
Type: Awards
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Awards-Events

Generation for Change North East are delighted to be holding their successful Awards ceremony for a second year running to celebrate the outstanding examples of excellence and best practice within our sector and the region.

The Awards evening will look to award individuals/organisations from six categories which and this will take place at the Hilton NewcastleGateshead on Friday 28th April 2017.

G4C is passionate about focusing on young people and showcasing the young talent in the industry. We are looking to celebrate achievements of this young talent and the organisations supporting and shaping the future leaders of our industry. We know that the construction industry in this area is of a high standard so let’s prove it!

There are some fantastic sponsorship opportunities available from category sponsor to drinks reception, if you are interested in becoming involved please contact Leanne.

To book your tickets please contact Leanne on 0191 5007880 or leanne@cene.org.uk

CENE 2017 Awards – Ceremony16/06/17

Organisation: CENE
Date: 16/06/17
Time: 6.45pm
Speaker: CENE
Venue: Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel, NE3 5HN
Cost: £100+VAT CENE Members / £120+VAT Non Members (tables of 10/12 are available)
Type: Awards
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Awards-Events

The Constructing Excellence in the North East Awards is a celebration of everything the North East Built Environment has to be proud of and we are delighted to be celebrating our thirteenth annual ceremony.

Winners are selected across various categories including Innovation, Integration & Collaborative Working, Value and Sustainability and BIM Project of the Year. We anticipate that the awards will be the biggest and most exciting yet!

For a seventh consecutive year we are delighted to announce Corepeople Recruitment are headline sponsor.

Ian Storer, Director Corepeople Recruitment said:

“The Constructing Excellence Awards have built a reputation as one of the must-attend events in the North East construction sector. It is a fantastic event for celebrating what is good about our industry, and we are delighted to be associated with this prestigious event.”

To avoid disappointment please contact Leanne on 0191 5007880 or leanne@cene.org.uk to book your tickets now!

Get More Done and Feel Less Stressed02/02/17

Organisation: CENE
Date: 02/02/17
Time: 8.30am
Speaker: Sharon McArthur
Venue: Muckle LLP, Newcastle upon Tyne
Cost: £50+VAT CENE Members / £75+VAT Non Members
Type: Workshop
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

CENE in association with Red Handbag are delighted to invite you along to a workshop exploring what coaching really is and how it can enable stressed managers to get more done by using this effective approach.

This workshop will enable individuals to feel less stressed and achieve more while getting the best out of their people

Goals

  • To leave with more knowledge
  • A network of support
  • A plan

Further information will be provided shortly, but if you’re interested in registering for this event, please contact Leanne McAngus on 0191 5007880 or leanne@cene.org.uk

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Making Inventiveness Pay in Construction26/01/17

Organisation: CENE
Date: 26/01/17
Time: 6.00 - 7.30pm
Speaker: Jan Post
Venue: TBC, Newcastle upon Tyne
Cost: Free
Type: Seminar
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Other

‘Are you getting the credit you deserve for problem solving in your sector?’

Constructing Excellence in association with CIOB North East and RIFT Group are delighted to bring you this briefing. Sarah Collins, RIFT will discuss the following:

  • Government backed tax relief to encourage innovation.
  • Average claims are £49,000
  • Rewards CENE members for developing products, processes and software – problems solved
  • Offers CENE members up to 26% of their qualifying innovation costs back – such as people, consumable, utility and specialist software costs
  • Applies even when a product isn’t launched, or whether it’s in profit or loss

Benefits for CENE Members

Add value to your service and enhance your relationships with client. A new income stream for CENE through Member fee sharing from RIFT. Competitively scaled levels of referral fees paid to CENE Members’ once claims are approved.  RIFT will share up to 25% of their fee for high volume, high converting Member claims

Unlocks the real hidden value of CENE Members’ innovations

A full, hands on service from RIFT to steer CENE Members from start to finish

About RIFT

  • They have a 15 year relationship with HMRCand have never had an R&D claim rejected.
  • Only 2% of eligible construction businesses are making the R&D claims they’re entitled to – they’re the sharpest eyes in the business for uncovering R&D qualifying costs
  • They work closely with experienced construction consultant advisors – we know your Members’ businesses
  • The only R&D Tax Credit team working with NatWest Bankto offer a bridging loan facility prior to successful claim payments being received.  Their team are not invasive – a 10 minute phone call is often enough to identify if Members have a claim
  • Winning customer service and competitive fees
  • They do the work – CENE Members get the credit

To register for this event please contact Leanne McAngus on 0191 5007880 or leanne@cene.org.uk

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Staying Strong in Troubled Times28/09/16

Organisation: CENE
Date: 28/09/16
Time: 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Speaker: Dave Stitt, DSA Building Performance
Venue: Cooper Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne
Cost: FREE
Type: CPD
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Other

Due to the shockwaves of the Brexit vote, confidence is at an all-time low. Whatever happens in the coming months, companies and organisations still have to deliver, and do whatever they can to make sure they emerge at the other side stronger and ready to grow.

Dave Stitt of DSA Building Performance will be running a free two hour workshop in Newcastle at the offices of Ryder Architecture on July 14th entitled “Staying Strong in Troubled Times” which will be available to business and organisational leaders.

Dave will be sharing his system, developed over 20 years, of nurturing and protecting confidence in oneself and cultivating it outward in one’s team and organisation. His approach is completely practical and participants will leave with a number of helpful take-aways and the start of a personal confidence plan.

To register your interest please contact Leanne McAngus on 0191 5007880 or email leanne@cene.org.uk

Construction Industry Networking in the Tees Valley22/09/16

Organisation: CENE
Date: 22/09/16
Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm
Speaker: Keith Bishop
Venue: The Brasserie, Hudson Quay, Middlesbrough
Cost: FREE
Type: Networking
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Tees Valley: Tees Valley
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Networking

Constructing Excellence in the North East is delighted to bring you the Tees Valley Network. We are extremely pleased to announce this month’s sponsor is Muckle LLP.

This relaxed and informal networking event will provide an opportunity for you to meet and catch up with built environment professionals from the Tees Valley area.

The event will be held in Tees Valley with a light buffet and refreshments will be served.

About our sponsor:
Muckle LLP is now the biggest commercial law firm that is based solely in, and intently focused on, the North East. Our stated aim is to be the number one law firm in the North East for business.

Legal 500 states that we have ‘few peers in the region’ and clients are able to ‘rely upon its advice without question.’

Muckle Construction continues to go from strength to strength by looking after clients and delivering in ways that suits them. Everything we do is geared towards ensuring that our clients genuinely enjoy working with us.

If you would like to register please contact Lauren Proctor on 0191 5007880 or lauren@cene.org.uk

If you would be interested to sponsor future Tees Valley networking events, please contact Leanne McAngus by emailing leanne@cene.org.uk or the number above.

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Health and Safety- Regulatory and sentencing update21/09/16

Organisation: CENE
Date: 21/09/16
Time: 8.30am registration, 9.00am start, conclude at 11.00am
Speaker: Mark Stouph & Simon Catterall
Venue: Ramside Hall Hotel, Carrville, Durham, DH1 1TD
Cost: £25+VAT CENE Members / £50+VAT Non Members (Cancellation policy is within 48 hours notice)
Type: CPD
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Health and Safety

Jacksons Law Firm and Constructing Excellence in the North East are hosting a seminar to update the construction sector on Health and Safety legislation. Topics will include key regulations which came into force on 1st February 2016, together with a general review of the last 12 months and recent developments on court sentencing.

Key Speakers
Simon Caterrall is a former CPS prosecutor and is well known in courts and licensing committees throughout the North of England for his candid representation of individuals and businesses at odds with the police and regulatory authorities. A sharp and no nonsense advocate, Simon is regarded for his sound advice at the point of investigation and, where warranted, for his tenacious defence of HSE, Environment, Trading Standards, Food Safety and police prosecutions.

Mark Stouph has successfully implemented management systems certified to international standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and is a qualified lead auditor. He read law at Northumbria University followed by a Master of Laws degree in Health, Safety and Environmental Law at Salford University. Mark developed his investigation skills as a police officer then worked as a regulator with the Environment Agency where he led one of the largest investigations undertaken by the organisation into the unlawful disposal of incinerator ash.

He has over 12 years’ experience of commercial business operations at senior executive level where he had strategic responsibility for Health and Safety management across all group operations. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, a Chartered Waste Manager, Chartered Environmentalist and Affiliate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.

Other speakers TBC

If you would like to register your place at this seminar, please contact Lauren Proctor at lauren@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880.

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End of Summer BBQ15/09/16

Organisation: G4C NE
Date: 15/09/16
Time: 5.30pm - late
Speaker: None
Venue: The Bridge Tavern, Akenside, Newcastle upon Tyne
Cost: £10+VAT
Type: Networking
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Networking

Back to work blues?

Generation 4 Change North East in conjunction with RTPI Young Planners are holding an end of summer BBQ at The Bridge Tavern on Thursday 15th September to take away those blues whilst also networking with built environment professionals.

All are welcome, price includes BBQ and a drink on arrival.

To register please contact Lauren on 0191 5007880 or lauren@cene.org.uk

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Opportunities for the Young Professional – Brexit, What Now?12/09/16

Organisation: G4C NE
Date: 12/09/16
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Speaker: Ross Smith, Head of Policy, NECC
Venue: Cooper Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne
Cost: Free
Type: Debate
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Other

G4C North East in conjunction with Ryder Architecture welcome Ross Smith, Director of Policy at NECC to chair the third event in the series, featuring a question and answer panellist discussion including Senior International Trade Adviser, Simon Crosby.

Alongside a valuable networking opportunity and questions from the floor, this event aims to fully inform and engage young professionals in future opportunities and overcoming challenges following the EU Referendum vote on the 23rd June 2016.

Registration and welcome drinks will be available at 5:30pm followed by a Panel Discussion from 6:00-7:00pm.

Places are limited, please register to avoid disappointment by using the following link; http://opportunitiesfortheyoungprofessional.eventbrite.co.uk

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North East Lighthouse Club Golf Day29/09/16

Organisation: CENE
Date: 29/09/16
Time: 12.00noon - 7.00pm
Speaker: None
Venue: Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Hurworth, Darlington
Cost: £90+VAT per individual
Type: Golf Day
Contact: Leanne McAngus
Region: Tees Valley: Tees Valley
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Networking

Come along to our fantastic charity golf day being supported by the North East committee members of the Lighthouse Club for a second year running – a construction industry charity on September 29th to help raise funds.

There will be a Shot Gun start at 12noon with breakfast rolls, tea and coffee served on arrival. 18 Holes of championship Golf, Beat the pro, Nearest the pin, longest drive and other on course competitions will be held throughout the afternoon. Then following the competition, a BBQ in the Grassholme Suite located in the Clubhouse will be served along with prize presentation and raffle.

If you would like to book a team or take an individual place (we will team you up with others) then please contact Leanne McAngus on 0191 5007880 or leanne@cene.org.uk

Sponsorship opportunities are available so please enquire.

Discounted rooms available please call reservations on 01325 729999 and to reserve your golf buggy contact the golf house team on 01325 729980

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