Important Dates and Events

International days, weeks and months are highlighted on the calendar and monthly sections below.

Sites should be aware of these important dates and events, and involve the workforce and/or community wherever possible.

Click on a link to find out more information about an event. You can also get ideas about how your site or company could get involved in important dates and events to interact with the community, raise awareness or make charitable donations.

For a full list of Scheme specific events, including Workshops and Advanced Workshops, click here.

 

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Upcoming events


September 2018

24 - 30

Recycle Week

Recycle Week aims to encourage people to recycle more, by demonstrating the benefits of recycling items.

Therefore Recycle Week will be focused on plastics under the theme of ‘Recycling. We do. Because it matters’ in 2018.

28

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Macmillan

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest charity fundraising event.

Where people across the UK raise money to help change the lives of people affected by cancer.

29

World Heart Day

World Heart Day is coordinated annually by the World Heart Foundation.

This day focuses on creating healthy heart environments. By ensuring that everyone has the chance to make healthy heart choices wherever they live, work and play, World Heart Day encourages us all to reduce our cardiovascular risk, and promotes a heart-healthy planet for those around us.

October 2018

1

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This campaign focuses on highlighting the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research.

1

Stoptober

This campaign takes place every October.

A stop smoking 28 day challenge, which if you participate, you are five times more likely to stay smokefree for good.

8 - 14

Grown in Britain Week

Grown in Britain Week is a national celebration of our woods and the societal values and products that they contribute.

9 - 11

UK Construction Week

UK Construction Week brings together all stakeholders within the built environment across every facet of design, build and product innovation and is dedicated to knowledge sharing, championing good practice and problem solving.

10

World Mental Health Day

The annual event promotes mental health education, awareness and advocacy. This year’s event will be focusing on mental health in the workplace.

November 2018

7

National Stress Awareness Day

This campaign supports the action of reducing stress and enhancing wellbeing and performance at work.

March 2019

18 - 23

Open Doors

This initiative is designed to open up UK construction sites to the public, to give them a unique opportunity, to see a ‘live’ project, meet the people who work there and come away with a positive impression of the construction industry.