Work with us Wednesdays - Understand why communities are important

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Work with us Wednesdays - Understand why communities are important

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Part of a series of Onboardlocal Webinars brought to you by High Speed (HS2) Ltd that aim to help local businesses navigate the HS2 supply chain and better understand some of the things that we are looking for from suppliers.

We want local businesses along the line of the new high speed railway to be able to make the most of the opportunities HS2 will bring, and get involved in the supply chain wherever they can.

Our aspiration is to be a good neighbour every day, and we are committed to putting engagement with communities at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be an exemplar project in our approach to working with communities and this means HS2 Ltd and our suppliers also have to be actively involved with the community to build mutually beneficial, long-term relationships.

During this free webinar an expert from HS2 Ltd will:

- Outline why it is important to the success of HS2 for all those working on the project to be a good neighbour

- Explain our approach to community engagement and what it could mean for you as a potential supplier

- Demonstrate the different ways that our supply chain is helping us to achieve our 10 commitments to local communities

- Spend some time answering your questions

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Date and time: Wednesday 15 July, 11:00 - 11:45

We will be publishing video recordings of each webinar online, so if you are not able to listen live you can still learn about each topic through a dedicated playlist on the HS2 YouTube channel.

Explore and register for our other Work with us Wednesday webinars.

Wednesday 24 June 11am: Top tips on bidding for work on the HS2 project - Register here

Wednesday 1 July 11am: An introduction to CompeteFor - Register here

Wednesday 8 July 11am: Upskill with Supply Chain Sustainability School - Register here

Wednesday 22 July 11am: Understand health & safety commitments - Register here

Wednesday 29 July 11am: Understand environmental commitments - Register here

Wednesday 5 August 11am: Understand equality, diversion & inclusion (EDI) - Register here

Wednesday 12 August 11am: Understand skills, education and employment commitments - Register here

You can find out more about how your business could get involved, the wide range of opportunities and register your interest in working on HS2 at:

For more information about HS2 please contact our HS2 Helpdesk team on 08081 434 434 or email

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