Quality in Construction – Time for Change

Quality in Construction – Time for Change

In February 2017, the report into defects that led to the closure of 17 schools in Edinburgh was published. In response to this report and wider concerns about quality in the industry, the CIOB announced that it was setting up a Commission of Past Presidents to...
Changing Industry: the role of Members’ Forum

Changing Industry: the role of Members’ Forum

Each year we coordinate workshops which give members the chance to come together and focus on a specific topic and find a solution. It’s a great way to take the vast wealth of expertise and frontline experience and apply it to a key industry issue. In 2014 our...
A look back at my Presidential Year

Members’ Forum 2017 – Executive Summary

The Hilton Cardiff was the main venue for all internal meetings, with the Cultural Evening, Welsh Assembly Reception and President’s Inaugural Dinner being held externally. The Forum saw a welcome increase in Novus representation with the UK and Ireland Novus...
Members’ Forum week 2017

Members’ Forum week 2017

Here in Wales we are a very busy preparing for the Members’ Forum in June. Between June 18 and June 22 there are many events taking place in Cardiff and we cannot wait to welcome visitors and guests from far afield and closer to home to the capital city of Wales and...
Changing Industry: the role of Members’ Forum

Build quality – getting it right first time

Recent high-profile incidents, such as the Grenfell Tower fire, Edinburgh schools wall collapse, and public dissatisfaction with quality of new homes, have shone a light on the issue of build quality in the construction sector. And while the above are UK examples that...
Highlights from CIOB 2016 Annual Review & Accounts

Highlights from CIOB 2016 Annual Review & Accounts

By the end of the 2016 we recorded our highest ever level of non-chartered members upgrading to MCIOB. Among our highlights last year was the official launch of the CIOB Academy and the rollout of the new regional structure under the title ‘One CIOB’. For decades we...
Welcome Note from the Secretary of State for Wales

Welcome Note from the Secretary of State for Wales

Wales is honoured to host such a prestigious event, following in the footsteps of Hong Kong and others in welcoming members from across the globe to Cardiff.   Cardiff has had the privilege of hosting several high profile events this summer including the...
An insight into Members’ Forum

An insight into Members’ Forum

What does Members Forum mean to me? Members Forum is a great experience. It helps you see exactly what the CIOB is doing today and has planned for the future and to play an important part in it. What sort of issues do we discuss? Past Member’s Forums have covered...
Members’ Forum 2016 Executive Summary

Members’ Forum 2016 Executive Summary

The Forum began with an evening reception at which President Chris Chivers presented awards to the winners of the International Innovation and Research Awards and a Special Recognition award to Mrs Vera Waters on behalf of her late husband, Dr Derek Daniel Waters...
My Year as President: Chris Chivers

My Year as President: Chris Chivers

I was often asked that question – mainly by people outside of our sector, during my Presidential term 2015/2016. Every time I quickly and easily came up with the same answer – ‘It was and is an absolute privilege to be working alongside staff and members who are...