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Healthy Eating Week – A blog from our Managing Director, Paul Kenward

Added: 22nd November 2018 by British Sugar

We recognise the focus on the food industry and our ingredient as policy debates continue about how to tackle the issue of obesity, and it is an issue we take extremely seriously as a business.

British Sugar and NFU Sugar Announce the 2019 Sugar Beet Contract Offer

Added: 22nd November 2018 by British Sugar

Today, British Sugar and NFU Sugar are pleased to announce their agreement on sugar beet contract terms for 2019/20.

BRE and Loughborough University complete first phase refurbishment of Dementia-friendly demonstration home

Added: 19th November 2018 by BRE Group

The first phase of a new ‘dementia-friendly’ home on BRE’s Watford Innovation Park, has been completed, having been further developed in partnership by BRE – the leading...

Arup designed Jaguar Land Rover Manufacturing Centre wins Project of the Year

Added: 16th November 2018 by Arup

The Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre, designed in collaboration between Arup’s architects and engineers, has received two prestigious awards at this year’s Structural Steel...

Mace grows to £2bn turnover

Added: 16th November 2018 by Mace Group

In 2013 Mace set out its ambition to become a £2bn turnover company by 2020. Thanks to the support of our clients, our supply chain partners, and our people we have grown at an exceptional...

Intel’s wireless HTC Vive add-on is where VR is headed

Added: 16th November 2018 by DisplayLink

Complexity is bad for VR. The lengthy wires you need to connect a VR headset to your gaming PC or PlayStation 4 might not be a huge deal to geeks, but they're the sort of thing mainstream consumers...

Frazer-Nash's Alex Cross Supports the Royal Navy's Engineering Reserve Branch

Added: 15th November 2018 by Royal Navy

Lieutenant Commander Alex Cross RNR, a former regular member of the armed forces, who joined Frazer-Nash's Glasgow office in 2015 has been helping to promote the Royal Navy's Engineer Reserve (RNR)...

Introducing Mastek's Graduate Development Programme

Added: 13th November 2018 by Mastek

Graduate Development Programmes are high on the agenda for many technology companies.

Mastek Wins NASSCOM ‘Women In Technology’ Hackathon

Added: 12th November 2018 by Mastek

Mastekeers made magic featuring among the top 3 winning teams at the recently held all India NASSCOM Hackathon-themed ‘Build for India and Women in Technology.’

Mastek announces multi-million-pound IT investment plan for UK

Added: 12th November 2018 by Mastek

Mastek, a leading enterprise digital transformation specialist, has announced its plans for a multi-million-pound investment in the UK’s IT economy over the next three years.

BAT welcomes House of Commons Science and Technology Committee e-cigarette report

Added: 12th November 2018 by British American Tobacco

Following the publication of a House of Commons Science and Technology Committee e-cigarette report in the UK, British American Tobacco spoke.

Helping to make new parents’ lives that little bit easier: BAT pledges new benefits for all new parents worldwide

Added: 12th November 2018 by British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco (BAT) is delighted to announce the launch of a new range of benefits available in all of the countries it operates in throughout the world.

Leonardo Helicopter Trainee Awards 2018

Added: 6th November 2018 by Leonardo

Leonardo Helicopter Trainees Celebrate 2018 Achievements!

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.

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.

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.