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Willmott Dixon and University of Birmingham School build on success

Added: 5th November 2018 by Willmott Dixon

Groups of 35 students undertake the five-week Industrial Cadet course at a time, developing personal and professional skills including communication, teamwork, problem-solving and leadership.

Willmott Dixon launches pre-design concept for healthcare

Added: 5th November 2018 by Willmott Dixon

Next generation health hub provides practical solution for NHS Trusts and councils in meeting the social care challenge.

Leading the Way – Colas Rail is one of the first ten companies in the UK to achieve conformity to the new international standard for occupational health and safety.

Added: 5th November 2018 by Colas Rail

The new international standard, replaces OHSAS 18001 and sets out the requirements for those organisations who wish to create and maintain a safe and healthy working environment for all.

Rail Services Achieves the Network Rail Plant Award

Added: 5th November 2018 by Colas Rail

Our OTM team won the award for “OTM Supplier Demonstrating Operational Excellence”.

Our Early Careers are on Track for the Future Bridging the Skills Gap

Added: 5th November 2018 by Colas Rail

Rail business who are eager to bringing new talent into the business and bridge the skills gap.

Matching Up in Birmingham

Added: 5th November 2018 by Colas Rail

The Bouygues Group, with 115,000 employees, in 90 countries and a group turnover of £33 Billion is a significantly large organisation.

John Gosney, Graduate Technical Engineer-Infrastructure is taking action to #BeatPlasticPollution

Added: 5th November 2018 by Colas Rail

Which comes just in time for World Environment Day on 5 June. “Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment Day 2018, is a call to action for all of us to come together to...

Aircraft carrier sent to boost cyber fight with US in face of ‘perilous risk’, Defence Secretary announces

Added: 31st October 2018 by Royal Navy

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson will tonight announce that Britain’s new aircraft carrier will host a joint drive between the UK and US to outpace adversaries on the cyber battlefield.

US Navy's largest helicopter touches down on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Added: 31st October 2018 by Royal Navy

Two iconic warbirds have made their debuts on the flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth.

Grad Projects: An Inspiring Last Year on Our Graduate Programme

Added: 29th October 2018 by Atkins

Celebrating our Grads’ remarkable work, we ask Will Lavelle about the highlights of his final graduate year. Read on to see why he describes it as “the most action-packed, interesting...

Grad Projects: How Rose took a dream project to the next level

Added: 29th October 2018 by Atkins

In this Blog Series we’re showcasing and celebrating the work our Graduates are doing on projects. First up we hear from Rose Whitfield, whose mantra for 2018 is, “I HAVE THE POWER TO...

Mega Project. Multinational teams. Graduate Alex shares how it’s done

Added: 29th October 2018 by Atkins

More exciting work from our Graduates… This time we feature Alex Burnell, a Project Manager in Transportation, who manages teams across the UK and at our Global Design Centre (GDC) in...

Celebrating our Graduate Engineers: How Matt takes the lead at ADS&T

Added: 26th October 2018 by Atkins

Meet Matt, Junior Consultant in our Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology division (ADS&T). Though he’s only been with the business for 13 months, he’s already been...

Sand, Sailing and Civil Engineering

Added: 26th October 2018 by Atkins

When I was at school there wasn’t much career guidance. But I knew two things for sure: I enjoyed problem solving and I had serious wanderlust. So at the end of my A-Levels, I decided to...

ADL improves visibility with cameras in place of mirrors

Added: 25th October 2018 by Alexander Dennis

Alexander Dennis, Britain’s leading bus manufacturer, has delivered the first Enviro buses with high-definition digital cameras and interior displays instead of traditional mirrors.

Alexander Dennis wins Berlin contract for new double-decker fleet

Added: 25th October 2018 by Alexander Dennis

Leading British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis will build a new fleet of double deck buses for Berlin.

Could you be our next graduate engineer?

Added: 24th October 2018 by RWE

Here, we have a broad range of schemes to suit a variety of young professionals, and we’re always looking for talented people to join our team.

Why become a mechanical engineer?

Added: 24th October 2018 by RWE

The world of engineering is dynamic and offers plenty of opportunity for job seekers.

Great Place to Work and Fortune Name VMware One of the Best Workplaces for Giving Back

Added: 24th October 2018 by VMware

At VMware, we recognise that we are all interconnected; our culture of service guides us in all that we do – from transforming technology, to empowering our customers.

VMware Extends No. 1 Ranking and Increases Share in Cloud Systems Management According to Global Analyst Firm

Added: 24th October 2018 by VMware

VMware announced that leading analyst firm IDC has ranked VMware No. 1 in market share in both worldwide cloud systems management and IT automation and configuration management software.

Starlizard provides key expert evidence at Lamptey hearing at Cas

Added: 23rd October 2018 by Starlizard

FIFA has recently published the motivated arbitral award of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirming the lifetime ban imposed by FIFA’s Disciplinary and Appeal Committees on...

Starlizard Integrity Services joins SIGA

Added: 23rd October 2018 by Starlizard

Starlizard Integrity Services are proud to have joined the ranks of SIGA, the Sport Integrity Global Alliance.

UK public sector borrowing falls to 16-year low

Added: 22nd October 2018 by IG

Ahead of the autumn budget in October, Chancellor Phillip Hammond will have an extra £10 billion at his disposal to make good on government promises to end austerity.

Does this week’s data impact the GBP and FTSE 100 outlook?

Added: 19th October 2018 by IG

Retail sales points towards a strong Q3 GDP reading, but with inflation and jobs easing pressure on the BoE, where do the FTSE 100 and GBP/USD go from here?

The Journey to Finding the Meaningful Work

Added: 18th October 2018 by Orbium

Career development is very important at Orbium. We ensure they are given the opportunity to set their goals, develop their career path and attain what they set out to achieve.

The New Orbium Careers Blog: Attracting the Right Talent

Added: 18th October 2018 by Orbium

With the new Orbium careers blog we hope to recruit the right people that can help build, grow and sustain the company for years to come.

JCB employee makes international martial arts debut

Added: 16th October 2018 by JCB

HR Administrator Holly Cook, 22, will make her debut in international competition with the UK national squad, with the help of a £500 donation from JCB.

JCB donates £190,000 worth of machines to quake disaster zone

Added: 16th October 2018 by JCB

JCB today announced the donation of £190,000 worth of equipment to the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi following an earthquake and tsunami.

IPO report finds UK women inventors still thin on the ground

Added: 16th October 2018 by Intellectual Property Office

Under 10% of inventors named on Great British patent applications are women, according to research from the Intellectual Property Office.

Mott MacDonald joins United Nations Global Compact

Added: 16th October 2018 by Mott MacDonald

“By being part of the UNGC, we want to reiterate our support to this business practice and to promote the use of the UN SDGs as the common framework to achieve a truly sustainable development...

Alfa Employees Provide Accessible Facilities in the Community

Added: 15th October 2018 by Alfa

We have a growing CSR team at Alfa, populated by a wide spectrum of volunteers from across the company. It’s important to us to be able to engage with our local communities and provide...

Kier appointed to deliver state-of-the-art £42m school and leisure development in Ponteland

Added: 12th October 2018 by Kier Group

We have a strong track record in delivering first-class educational and local community buildings and our aim is to create, with the client team, learning environments in which students can thrive.

Women graduates tackle the world’s most pressing energy challenges at Schneider Electric

Added: 11th October 2018 by Schneider Electric

Meet the women graduates thriving at Schneider Electric.

Gerry McDonnell - The Enterprise Business

Added: 11th October 2018 by SSE

I joined SSE’s graduate programme 2 years ago after completing a mechanical engineering degree at Strathclyde University. I have since taken up a permanent role within SSE Enterprise.

Technology is revolutionising the built environment

Added: 11th October 2018 by GRAHAM

We discuss how technology is changing construction as we know it.

Lessons learned from Autodesk University

Added: 11th October 2018 by GRAHAM

GRAHAM’s Digital Construction Team shares the big takeaways from the recent Autodesk University Conference.

GRAHAM wins multimillion pound Procter & Gamble design and build contract

Added: 11th October 2018 by GRAHAM

GRAHAM has been appointed by Procter & Gamble to carry out the multimillion pound design and build of the Innovation Centre in Reading, Berkshire.

Ocado reveals near zero food waste levels

Added: 9th October 2018 by Ocado

Ocado redistributed 2,200 tonnes of fresh and ambient food in 2017 alone.

Ocado calls on kids to help bin the nation's food waste dilemma

Added: 9th October 2018 by Ocado

Ocado and Little Inventors have joined forces to encourage Britain’s young brains to come up with an invention that can fight against household food waste.

Simi Dubb talks Diversity & Inclusion

Added: 9th October 2018 by Centrica

Why we’re committed to diversity and inclusion at Centrica.

Centrica completes two 50MW fast-response plants in Brigg and Peterborough

Added: 9th October 2018 by Centrica

Centrica plc has completed construction of two new fast response power plants in Brigg, North East Lincolnshire, and Peterborough.

Inclusivity at the heart of Heathrow’s recruitment strategy as the airport prepares to expand

Added: 5th October 2018 by Heathrow Airport

Today, Heathrow announces that it is the first UK airport to use Textio to highlight unconscious bias in the airport’s job listings.

Strong local support for expansion as Heathrow announces second phase of consultation

Added: 5th October 2018 by Heathrow Airport

New Populus polling released by Heathrow today shows support for the airport’s expansion plan remains strong in local communities.

Heathrow on track for a quieter and greener year

Added: 5th October 2018 by Heathrow Airport

Results from Heathrow’s latest Fly Quiet and Green quarterly league table

My Information Security Internship at G-Research

Added: 4th October 2018 by G-Research

When selecting my degree I, like many other students, was mindful of how increasingly competitive the job market is becoming and how vital it would be to stand out.

What to expect from a Quant Platform Software Engineering interview

Added: 4th October 2018 by G-Research

The Quant Platform team, part of software engineering, develops and maintains the software at the very core of G-Research’s business.

A Bad Day At The Office

Added: 4th October 2018 by G-Research

In the Security Division (and at G-Research in general), we like to bring in skilled individuals at any point in their careers, and are very enthusiastic about partnering with universities.

Create Today. Predict Tomorrow.

Added: 3rd October 2018 by G-Research

G-Research has been on an incredible journey over the past few years. We’re a Quant Research and Technology company in the heart of London.

Fujitsu helps to launch University Technical College Cyber Security Group to prepare students for a career in cyber security in the UK

Added: 3rd October 2018 by Fujitsu

In conjunction with University Technical Colleges (UTCs) across England, Fujitsu today announced the launch of the University Technical College (UTC) Cyber Security Group, which looks to prepare...

New £2M Leonardo academy development opens in Lincoln to train the cyber and electronic warriors of the future

Added: 1st October 2018 by Leonardo

At a ceremony on Friday, Air Marshal Philip Osborn, the UK’s Chief of Defence Intelligence, officially opened a brand new training facility where defence and security company Leonardo will...