Pride Case Study: Will Silverside on why Pride and allyship are so important

Will Silverside is the Internal Communications Lead for Aliaxis UK. Over the last few years, and especially since watching Channel 4’s ‘It’s a Sin’ I’ve been thinking a lot about how it feels to be a gay man. It’s a Sin is a British drama series written by Russell T Davies which aired in 2021. […]

Case Study: Lucy Shepherd, Branch Sales Coordinator at CCF

Lucy Shepherd is a Branch Sales Coordinator for CCF, part of Travis Perkins. Despite missing her GCSE exams due to the pandemic, Lucy joined CCF as a sales coordinator apprentice and is currently working on a Level 2 Trade Supplier programme. Lucy Shepherd was one of the thousands of 16-year-olds whose GCSE exams were cancelled […]

Case Study: Megan Burroughs, Assistant Category Manager at BSS

Megan Burroughs started her journey in the Construction industry with an Apprenticeship at BSS, part of Travis Perkins plc, and now has upskilled and worked her way to becoming an Assistant Category Manager. BSS has an ageing workforce which is predominantly male and depends on the colleagues’ strong knowledge base, which has been built up […]

Case Study: Millie Oddi, Branch Manager at Travis Perkins

Millie Oddi is a Branch Manager at Travis Perkins. Millie’s journey in the industry started with two university qualifications, then a Management Apprenticeship at Travis Perkins, to becoming a Branch Manager in under a year. After a family connection got her interested in the industry, Millie Oddi joined Travis Perkins, the UK’s largest builders merchant […]

Case Study: Amy Desai, Finance Manager at Keyline

Amy is a finance manager with Keyline, part of Travis Perkins. During her career in the industry, Amy has developed massively from starting in the yard to transport to now working as a finance manager as well as balancing starting a family. In 2013, Amy Desai joined Keyline, a leading specialist civils and drainage solutions […]

Case Study: Toni Oakley-Tulk, Technical Trainer at Viessmann Climate Solutions UK

Toni Oakley-Tulk is a Technical Trainer at Viessmann Climate Solutions UK. She has been a Technical Trainer at Viessmann Climate Solutions UK since August 2023 and has worked in Engineering since she was 18 years old. Toni has had two children and became a qualified teacher moving from teaching in a college and to now […]

Case Study: Emma Louise Bennett, Active Transition Support Lead at Viessmann UK

Emma is the Active Transition Support Lead for Viessmann UK. Emma has developed her career and skills with Viessmann UK from starting in their marketing department to managing and overseeing the Viessmann Access MCS umbrella scheme. “I began working for Viessmann UK in October 2019 on a part-time temporary contract as a Lead Generation Executive […]

International Women’s Day Panel Discussion

The Construction Inclusion Coalition International Women’s Day Discusses, What Does Belonging Mean to Women in the Construction Industry? As part of the Coalition’s first ever International Women’s Day programme of events, industry leaders from our Strategic Partner organisations came together on a virtual panel to discuss how the industry can collaborate on the key challenges […]

Case Study: Leigh Tholet, Fleet Asset Manager at Huws Gray

Leigh Tholet is the Fleet Asset Manager at Huws Gray. She joined the industry when she was 17 and has a wealth of experience in construction as well as how women can develop and grow in the industry. Reflecting on her career within the industry, Leigh has passionately embedded herself within the environment. “I’ve been […]

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