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How technology is making leaders more responsive and responsible

Added: 1 week ago by Thomson Reuters

The challenge for society in this era of rapid technological change, automation and machine learning is to use its opportunities not only to improve our quality of life but also our purpose.

The Early Careers Network at Thomson Reuters

Added: 1 week ago by Thomson Reuters

The Thomson Reuters Early Careers Network strives to develop and equip early career professionals with the skills to take control of their career development, reach their potential, and become the...

Machine learning turns “fake news” on Twitter into old news

Added: 1 week ago by Thomson Reuters

In the past year, Twitter and other social media channels have come under fire for the personalised experiences they provide to users. Social media feeds currently employ algorithms to surface...

Bakkavor celebrates with employees for 895 years of service!

Added: 1 week ago by Bakkavor

82 employees from Spalding and Sutton Bridge rewarded for 10 and 25 years’ service   Bakkavor has today celebrated the long service and commitment of over 80 employees based at Spalding...

Bakkavor offers early careers opportunities

Added: 1 week ago by Bakkavor

Bakkavor Group, the leading international provider of fresh prepared foods, is once again demonstrating its commitment to Early Careers opportunities by welcoming 47 new young starters this...

Bakkavor looks for future graduate stars

Added: 1 week ago by Bakkavor

Bakkavor Group, the leading international provider of fresh prepared foods, is delighted to announce that applications for its 2018 Graduate Scheme are now open.

Build better, more affordably, and sustainably

Added: 1 week ago by Cundall

Guest blogger, Lydia Dutton, is Co-Founder of tech start up LOOP – a circular economy platform for the built environment. Prior to LOOP, Lydia led sustainability at Argent – with...

Our graduate conference was a great success

Added: 2 weeks ago by Lendlease

Held over an intense and dynamic two days, the opportunities were endless for attendees to learn, develop new skills, network and increase their understanding of Lendlease and the way we...

Britecloud simulation and trials

Added: 2 weeks ago by Leonardo

Since the unveiling of BriteCloud in late 2013, the Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) has continually undergone a range of trials with Leonardo electronic warfare technologists working alongside UK and...

Helicopters for Naval Missions

Added: 2 weeks ago by Leonardo

For hundreds of years, but more recently with the development of the global economy, the sea has been a major strategic channel for the transport of raw materials, goods and the exploitation of...

Costain awarded FEED study contract for Tolmount gas onshore plant at Dimlington

Added: 2 weeks ago by Costain

Costain will conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for onshore plant to receive gas from a new sub-sea pipeline in Dimlington, on the East Yorkshire coast.

New platform and tracks at London Bridge station

Added: 2 weeks ago by Costain

The London Bridge Station redevelopment project’s late August activity programme means the programme is on track for total completion by early 2018.

NowWeComply rebrands to autologyx

Added: 3 weeks ago by autologyx

NowWeComply has rebranded to autologyx. The rebrand follows the evolution of the company’s proprietary SaaS platform to enable businesses to realise the benefits of intelligent Robotic...

The Intern Returns...

Added: 3 weeks ago by Virgin Media

So far I’m two weeks into to my Engineering graduate role, but technically one year and two weeks as a Virgin Media employee.

A Few Months In As An Engineering Graduate

Added: 3 weeks ago by Virgin Media

I’m now two months into my first graduate rotation, and it has been an extremely busy and exciting few weeks. With the Engineering Graduate scheme, we are given the opportunity to attend a...

My Transition from Intern to Graduate

Added: 3 weeks ago by Virgin Media

The first few weeks of any new job can be an exciting and daunting time, especially if you’re stepping into a new environment, for me I was starting a new job in a familiar setting as a...

James Williamson - The Life and Times of a Graduate in SSE

Added: 3 weeks ago by SSE

In September last year I began on the SSE Engineering Graduate Scheme having completed my MEng in Mechanical Engineering at Robert Gordon University.

Grace Simms - Experiences of a New Graduate Engineer at SSE

Added: 3 weeks ago by SSE

At the start of September, I joined SSE on the Graduate Engineering Scheme, along with nine others.

My first week as an NQT

Added: 3 weeks 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: 3 weeks 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: 4 weeks 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: 1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month ago by HMK

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

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

Added: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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. 

QinetiQ signs a deal for battleships' autonomous future

Added: 18th August 2017 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: 18th August 2017 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: 18th August 2017 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: 18th August 2017 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...

BWB wins technology champion award

Added: 15th August 2017 by BWB

BWB’s focus on driving digital innovation has been recognised at a prestigious industry award ceremony in London. We've been crowned Technology Champions at the recent ACE Consultancy and...

BWB primed for expansion after becoming part of the CAF group

Added: 15th August 2017 by BWB

BWB, one of the UK’s leading design engineering consultants, is set to embark on significant expansion in the UK and abroad after becoming part of the global transport engineering giant CAF...

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

Added: 14th August 2017 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: 14th August 2017 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 –...