Yearly Archives - 2015

New Trustees

0Post Date: September 25, 2015

John Gillespie, who has been a Trustee for over 10 years, latterly as Chair, has stood down as a Trustee.
We would like to place on record our thanks for the tremendous support that John has given Youthbuild UK over many years.
Joe Brennan has been appointed as Chair.
We are delighted to welcome three new Trustees, John Attley, David Pearce and Stephen Ratcliffe.
For further details, please visit the Trustees page.

New Sponsor for the 2015 Awards

0Post Date: September 18, 2015

Youthbuild UK are delighted to announce that B&CE’s Charitable Trust are to sponsor the 2015 Young Builder of the Year Awards
B&CE are specialist providers of workplace pensions, accident, healthcare and life cover to the construction industry
B&CE’s Charitable Trust – Giving back to construction
The B&CE Charitable Trust was set up in 1991 to help construction workers in need and it’s paid out over £2m so far. It was founded by not-for-profit organisation, B&CE, which has been providing employee benefits for the […]

2015 Young Builder of the Year Finalists announced

0Post Date: August 17, 2015

The finalists of the 2015 Young Builder of the Year Awards 2015 were announced today, 17th August 2015
14 to 16 Year old category
Cameron Edwards, Tom Mills and Brett Morrison  
16 to 24 year old category
Khaled Ahmed, Nathan Buckley, Ryan Cook, Shaun Cowell, Courtney Henry-Sang, Leyland Jones,  Rebecca Lee,  Jaimee-Leigh Lister,  Robbie McConnell, Keeley McIntyre, Rebecca Russell, Matthew Stanford, Jason Tuitt, Owain Wearing-Evans and Jac Wearing-Evans.
The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony, held at the House of Commons on 15th October 2015.

Youthbuild President becomes Shadow Leader of the House of Lords

0Post Date: June 1, 2015

Following the recent election, Youthbuild UK President, Angela Smith, the Rt Hon the Baroness Smith of Basildon, has been appointed the Shadow Leader of the House of Lords and has become a member of the Shadow Cabinet.
We wish Angela every success in her new role.

Building Pathways

0Post Date: March 16, 2015

Youthbuild UK address the issues of youth unemployment and construction industry skills gap with the Building Pathways event which will examine how to unleash the potential of disengaged, disaffected youth to fill the construction industry skills gap.
(10 March, 2015) In order to help encourage the younger generation into the construction industry, Youthbuild UK is holding a Building Pathways event in Leeds on 18th March. The event, sponsored by Toolstation, will feature speakers including young people who have transformed their […]