Core to the ongoing success of the business are Read’s people, who are supported, nurtured, trained and coached through formal routes such as Graduate training programmes and Apprenticeships to less formal Continuous Professional Development programmes.
Acting fairly, respectfully and sustainably in all that we do ensures the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of the areas in which we operate. We cascade and enhance the benefit of our localism by engaging supply chain members on the same premise of our appointments, where local SME organisations seeking sustainable growth provide a level of service and responsiveness expected of us for our clients.
As a Living Wage employer, Read are committed to ensure all our employees earn a wage which is fair and enough to live on.
We have formed partnerships and continue to build relationships with local supply chain, charities, education providers and heritage groups delivering programmes of engagement activities from our Headquarters in Brymbo, Wrexham and in the communities local to our sites.
We share knowledge and best practice, engaging and contributing to forums and bodies including the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), Constructing Excellence Wales (CEW), training groups, Working Well Together partnership, North Wales Contractors Forum, BIM 4 SME’s and National Skills Academy, for the benefit of the wider industry and its clients.
Our commitment to the development of people extends beyond our direct workforce. Recently, Read have contributed to the delivery of supply chain training sessions through the NE Wales Construction Training Group, hosted a series of BIM for suppliers workshops, held dust mask face fit drop in sessions and delivered a LEAN construction subcontractor programme. Read believe that upskilling the supply chain results in deliver better quality, better aligned culture, increased scalability, innovation and enhanced programme delivery.
Our Constructing Excellence Wales Integrated supply chain award recognises our innovative approach to developing supply chains that deliver client focused best value.
Here at Read, we love to propel ourselves into fresh territory and our team are ready to hear from you regarding any new projects and ventures. Be sure to get in touch as we’d love you to be a part of our ever expanding client list.