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Webinar programme

Starting in November, we will be offering a programme of one hour webinars presented by the YORhub team and expert guest speakers.

The webinars are designed to offer clients, contractors and construction professionals opportunities to hear the latest developments in our industry and to engage with YORhub.

Webinars 2020

About our webinars

We'll be delivering keynote talks from leading industry experts and practitioners on current themes including the anticipated effect of Brexit on procurement regulations; new health and safety legislation resulting from Grenfell; and YORhub's new major works frameworks, and more.

All webinars are free to attend and are open to YORhub clients, contractors and industry partners.



See below for an overview of the sessions on offer.

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Public procurement regulation after Brexit: red tape bonfire or procurement pragmatism

Tues 17th November 2020, 11:00

Dr Luke R. A. Butler, Associate Professor in Law, University of Nottingham School of Law

Brexit is likely to have many intended and unintended consequences for how public procurement is regulated in the UK across all sectors. In this webinar, we discuss possible imminent changes to UK regulation and consider some of its impacts as we move to WTO terms.

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YORbuild and YORcivil Major Works Frameworks

Thurs 19th November 2020, 10:00

Mark Ives and Chris Bourne, YORhub

Mark and Chris will present an overview of the features and benefits of YORhub's two new frameworks designed for works over £10million, with time for Q&A from attendees.

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Tendering guide

What a good tender looks like

Mon 23rd November 2020, 10:00

Fergus Aitken and Chris Jackson, YORhub

Find out how to get the best out of tendering from Fergus and Chris who both have extensive practical experience of single and two stage tendering in the construction sector. They will also share what YORbuild contractors consider to be tendering best practice.

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New H&S legislation changes and responsibilities as a result of Grenfell

Tues 24th November 2020, 11:00

Gillian Birkby, Fladgate LLP - legal adviser to the Association for Project Safety

In the wake of the Grenfell disaster, the government is planning a complete overhaul of the way compliance with building regulations is assessed. Gillian will explain the government's latest thinking, in the draft Building Safety Bill, and the likely changes in the level of competence required for professionals and contractors.

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Steps to optimise value within construction procurement

Thursday 3rd December 2020, 11:00

Ron Lang, Construction Innovation Hub

Join us to explore how delivering better value through procurement can support sector recovery and make the UK investment programmes more sustainable, outcome focused and impactful in the long run.

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Project Bank Accounts masterclass

Monday 7th December 2020, 11:00

Fair Payment Working Group with Mark Ives, YORhub

The Fair Payment Working Group will set out what project bank accounts are and how they work, the role of fair payments in creating a sustainable supply chain and case studies to demonstrate PBAs in action.

This session is a repeat of the presentation hosted by the LGA on 19th August 2020 for the benefit of those who were unable to attend.

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Covid19 Implications and Lessons Learned

Thursday 10th December 2020, 10:00

Bowmer+Kirkland will share their experience of working with the Tier 1 Contractors Group to ensure contractors are aligned and consistent in their response to Covid19.

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If you would like to find out more please contact us at [email protected]