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My first week as an NQT

Added: 1 day ago by Get Into Teaching

Heading into school on Monday was both exciting and incredibly daunting.

Letter from the First Sea Lord to the Daily Telegraph

Added: 1 day ago

Open letter from Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, to the Daily Telegraph regarding their recent article entitled 'Weakened Navy' (15th September 2017).

Application Tips

Added: 3 days ago by Mace Group

We are writing this blog to assist you in writing your online application and to help increase your chances of making it through to the first stage interview.

LEADING NORTH EAST IT COMPANY GOES FOR GOLD

Added: 5 days ago by Waterstons

Leading Durham-based business and technology consultancy Waterstons is the only North East company in its category to be a national finalist of the Investors in People Awards 2017. Waterstons,...

Oxford URNU Summer deployment

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

Oxford URNU’s Summer Deployment began by meeting HMS Smiter in Hamburg, from where the ship sailed in company with HMS Ranger, HMS Exploit and HMS Archer to Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s...

Royal Navy leads charge in humanitarian response

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

British sailors and soldiers dealing with the aftermath of Caribbean hurricanes have a wealth of training and decades of experience to draw upon.

1SL Speech for Defence and Security Equipment International Naval Technology Zone

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

Admiral Sir Philip Jones, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, spoke at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Naval Technology Zone on 12 September 2017.

Jaguar Land Rover going electric from 2020

Added: 1 week ago by Jaguar Land Rover

From 2020, every new car built by Jaguar Land Rover will be at least partly electrified, the company has announced.

Defence Minister announces successful first firings of Sea Ceptor missiles

Added: 2 weeks ago by Royal Navy

The first firings of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system have been successfully conducted in a major milestone for the Royal Navy, Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announced today.

Royal Navy unveils radical future submarine concepts

Added: 2 weeks ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has unveiled a series of futuristic submarine concepts which mimic real marine lifeforms and radically change the way underwater warfare could look in 50 years.

HMS Queen Elizabeth makes debut in Portsmouth with first entry to her home port

Added: 2 weeks ago by Royal Navy

Britain's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time today.

Aircrew work with foreign fast jets to maintain war fighting skills

Added: 2 weeks ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy Sea King Force based at RNAS Culdrose has been working closely with the fast jets of our foreign friends to ensure that Aircrew are at the top of their war fighting game in between...

HMS Astute ready for operations

Added: 2 weeks ago by Royal Navy

Royal Navy hunter-killer submarine HMS Astute has returned to the Fleet after completing a major capability upgrade and sea training period.

HMS Westminster joins forces with the Met police to deal with disaster

Added: 2 weeks ago by Royal Navy

Sailors from HMS Westminster summon all their strength to move a smashed-up Daewoo Matiz out of the way in the aftermath of disaster striking the capital - answering the question: what could a...

Innovative collaborative robot sets new benchmark

Added: 3 weeks ago by HMK

The UK's first COBOT with integrated vision as standard.

Girl gifted 'bionic' hand from Huddersfield 3D printing club

Added: 3 weeks ago

A 10-year-old girl has been given a "bionic" prosthetic hand after a West Yorkshire university club offered to create one for free.

'Social Value' key to delivering UK's infrastructure and housing needs

Added: 3 weeks ago by Mace Group

Mace, one of the UK’s leading construction companies, has called for ‘social value’ measures and targets to be formally embedded in all major construction and infrastructure...

Mace Foundation launches major charity appeal to help emergency service heroes

Added: 3 weeks ago by Mace Group

In response to recent events the Mace Foundation has today (22 June) announced the launch of a campaign to raise more than £200,000 to support Britain’s emergency services. The appeal...

Mace sees annual growth of 14% in 2016

Added: 3 weeks ago by Mace Group

Today Mace published its 2016 annual report showing a 14% increase in turnover to £1.97bn – well ahead of its 2020 growth target – with international turnover rocketing to...

Mace appointed to Shard Place

Added: 3 weeks ago by Mace Group

Real Estate Management (UK) Limited and Sellar can confirm that Mace has been appointed as the construction manager on Shard Place. The residential development replaces Fielden House and will...

Open Farm Sunday; Another fantastic result for UK farmers

Added: 1 month ago by British Sugar

What a great weekend... people came out in their droves to support Open Farm Sunday, now an annual national event, when the general public are welcomed on to farms by our UK farmers.

2017/18 Campaign Start Dates

Added: 1 month ago by British Sugar

This season’s campaign start dates are: Newark 14 September Bury 18 September Wissington 25 September Cantley 25 September

Mace named as a top 25 UK company by The Sunday Times

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

For the fourth consecutive year, Mace has been named as one of the UK’s biggest private companies in the Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100, being ranked in the top 25 companies for the second...

Mace completes Vauxhall Sky Gardens

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Mace has completed Vauxhall Sky Gardens for Frasers Property. Located at 155 Wandsworth Road in London, the project compromises a mix of commercial and residential space, including a single storey...

Mace to project manage new terminal and pier at Schiphol Airport

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Mace has been awarded a project and construction management contract to manage the delivery of the new pier and terminal at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, as part of the Schiphol Capital Programme. 

Application Advice from CGI

Added: 1 month ago by CGI

We assess each candidate consistently against our requirements and the core competencies. Our complete assessment process is simple and consists of an online application form; if you are...

QinetiQ signs a deal for battleships' autonomous future

Added: 1 month ago by QinetiQ

QinetiQ, a British defence technology company, has announced the contract for the fourth stage of the Maritime Autonomous Platform Exploitation (Maple) project. Several other firms, including BAE...

Battersea Power Station to appoint Mace as Phase 2 Construction Manager

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Battersea Power Station Development Company has announced that Battersea Power Station has agreed to appoint Mace as Construction Manager for Phase 2 of the development, the Power Station - the...

Mace announced as project manager for Manchester's Our Town Hall project

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Mace has been appointed as the project manager for the Our Town Hall project, which will fully repair and upgrade Manchester’s iconic Town Hall and Albert Square.

Mace completes two new fire stations for Humberside Fire & Rescue Service

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Mace has completed two new stations for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service. The £14.5m project included the delivery of a 24-hour fully staffed station in Hull’s city centre and a...

INEOS employees cycle 300,000km to raise money for local children’s charities

Added: 1 month ago by INEOS

1,000 INEOS employees took part in a challenge to ride Tour de France distance for charity. Teams covered the same distance as the Tour over the same stages in July.

INEOS Shale obtains High Court injunctions protecting the public and its people, sites and supply chain

Added: 1 month ago by INEOS

The injunctions prohibit unlawful acts by protestors including trespass and harassment Any obstruction of INEOS Shale’s business, people or suppliers is now a contempt of court –...

INEOS Phenol plans investment in a world scale Cumene unit in Germany

Added: 1 month ago by INEOS

INEOS Phenol has today announced it is planning to build a world scale Cumene in Germany with planned start up in 2020.

INEOS moves towards OXO derivatives production

Added: 1 month ago by INEOS

Following the recent acquisition of Arkema’s 50% share of Oxochimie, INEOS Oxide has completed a strategic review of the business and is now moving forward with an engineering study into the...

INEOS Shale Challenges National Trust over refusal to allow Geological Survey

Added: 1 month ago by INEOS

INEOS Shale has today written to the National Trust asking the organisation to discuss plans to geologically survey Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire. INEOS has repeatedly tried to arrange a meeting,...

Royal Air Force typhoons test nato ground based air defence capability

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon aircraft have been playing their part in a multinational exercise to test NATO’s capability to command and control ground based systems to defend the skies. RAF...

MThree Diversity Network - Event Summary

Added: 1 month ago by MThree Consulting

(The evening’s guest speakers: From left to right - Dinah Diab - MThree Alumni and MiFID Business Analyst at NatWest Markets; Wendy Hersey, Programme Implementation Manager at RBS; James...

Alumni Academy Open Evening Event

Added: 1 month ago by MThree Consulting

Thursday last week we had the pleasure of hearing from special guest speaker Olympic Gold Medallist Dr Hannah Macleod, who spoke on the similarities between succeeding in the sporting and...

Alumni Women of Influence Event, London

Added: 1 month ago by MThree Consulting

On Wednesday we ran our first Alumni Women of Influence Event - connecting a group of female STEM undergraduates with our Alumni population to discuss the scope of their future careers within...

This week we welcome the latest group of Application Development trainees

Added: 1 month ago by MThree Consulting

Over the next 8 weeks, the Alumni trainees will develop their skills and knowledge through instructor-led, classroom based training and project assignments.

Good luck to everyone joining the MThree Summer Internship Programme

Added: 1 month ago by MThree Consulting

On Saturday July 1st the group of the 2nd year STEM undergraduates met for the first time at our London Training Academy in Canary Wharf where they were given an outline of the kinds of...

The Training Academy welcomes the first group of 16/17 summer graduates

Added: 1 month ago by MThree Consulting

As the summer arrives here in London, we welcome our latest group of Alumni Trainees who will soon be working in Production Support and Application Development.

A warm welcome to the latest group of Alumni Associates in London!

Added: 1 month ago by MThree Consulting

The journey begins for our Alumni Associates in London!

170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group

Added: 1 month ago by The British Army

Industry Engagement – EX MARTELLO STRETCH 17 - By Capt Terry Gillard RE Background Problem, how do you set yourself apart in a crowded recruiting environment for the Army Reserves? 170...

Deutsche Bank welcomes new graduates 2017

Added: 1 month ago by Deutsche Bank

The new generation of bankers has arrived and they could not have wished for a better way to begin their careers: over three days in London, around 650 graduates got to experience what awaits them...

Time-lapse footage of a C-17 engine change in Sudan

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Air Force

A C-17 Operational Engine Change Team was formed temporarily and at extreme short notice from 99 Sqn and Ground Engineering Flight personnel to urgently recover an unserviceable aircraft located in...

First new Type 26 frigate is named as steel cutting begins on the Clyde

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The first new Type 26 frigate to be built for the Royal Navy will be named HMS Glasgow, it has been announced today.

Royal Navy sailors lend a hand to flooded village

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Sailors from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose rolled up their sleeves today to help villagers clean up Coverack following a devastating flash flood earlier this week. Bracing the wet weather on the...

HMS Albion welcomed back into the fleet by royal guest

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Ship's sponsor Princess Anne was welcomed on board the Plymouth-based warship today as the guest of honour for the ship’s rededication.

CEK (Carillion, Eiffage, Kier) joint venture awarded two HS2 Lots worth £1.4 bn

Added: 1 month ago by Carillion

Carillion, the integrated support services company, is pleased to announce that the CEK joint venture partnership consisting of Carillion, Eiffage and Kier, has been successful in its bid for the...