HBF is the voice of the home building industry in England and Wales. Our members deliver around 80% of the new homes built each year. The Housebuilding Careers website offers support to student members and provides insight into the many careers surrounding residential development.
Construction Youth Trust is a charity helping young people in England and Wales to build better futures by giving them access to training, education and employment opportunities in the construction industry. The charity is also working to inspire a generation and help train the future females in the industry using their fantastic campaign #NotJustForBoys.
The Go Construct website acts as a window for the many opportunities available in construction and the built environment, helping to meet the future skills needs of the industry and recruiting a workforce that is diverse and ready for the challenges of the future. See here for Go Construct's Women in Construction campaign.
Get Her Trade is a brand new directory website dedicated to connecting consumers with tradeswomen. The website will be launching soon - watch this space!
Women into Construction is an independent not-for-profit organisation promoting gender equality in construction. We provide bespoke support to women wishing to work in the construction industry, and assist contractors to recruit highly motivated, trained women, helping to reduce skills gaps and create a more gender-equal workforce. We welcome the Built by Both initiative and are delighted to be supporters.
NAWIC is an international organisation of women working in the construction industry. We organise events such as site visits, legal seminars, workshops and industry related events where our members have the opportunity of meeting and forming relationships with other professionals working within the industry.
Trowers & Hamlins is an international law firm with offices throughout the UK, Middle East and Far East. Amongst many legal practices, they support the industry by advising on Construction, Engineering, Housing and Regeneration, and Real Estate.
Aedas prides itself on having no preconceived ideas, this philosophy is applied across the entire global business. We are fully committed to equal opportunities in our workplace. We employ people based on talent and skills required. Currently 48% of staff in our London office are females, including members of senior management. Aedas are members of NAWIC and keen supporters of Built by Both.
Founded by architect Danna Walker, Built By Us (BBU) is a not-for-profit recruitment consultancy that specialises in developing careers in construction. Created by industry for industry, BBU finds and develops the diverse talent that businesses need. BBU has a vision that by 2030 it will have played an active role in the creation of a diverse UK construction sector, which both reflects the society it serves and draws on the talents of a diverse workforce.
The FLUID Diversity Mentoring Programme is an innovative scheme developed by RIBA’s Architects for Change (AfC) committee and the Construction Industry Council, to address the retention and development of talented practitioners from diverse backgrounds for management and leadership roles in the built environment.
WOMEN IN PLANNING
CBRE Women's Network
Women of London City Hall Network
Lucile Kamar, RICS Equalities Manager
- "Congratulations to Built by Both on your successful launch! I look forward to working with you in the near future!"
Brandon Lewis, Previous Minister for Housing and Planning
- "A superb project to encourage more people into construction."
Paul Broadhead, Rolls-Royce & Rolls-Royce STEM
- "Thrilled to support Golden Bricks' inspirational launch of Built by Both."
Charlotte Morphet, Turley & Women in Planning
- "Very proud to have supported the first steps of Built by Both - looking forward to more events and gender parity."