Why our flexible working is a winning formula

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As a people champion, we offer flexible working patterns to employees.

They include Demi Bray, who joined The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC) after successfully completing the Bayford Foundation employment programme.

Twenty two year old Demi, a single parent, joined the Foundation in February 2016 following a recommendation by InterServe – one of our valued community partners who identify suitable candidates for training and employment.

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Why we’re helping inmates to become workmates

Our foundation manager, Nick Elletson, receives many invitations as a result of our powerful relationships with community organisations that refer future staff to us.

Invitations this year have included one to take part in a jobs resettlement fair at Leeds Prison, in Armley.

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On a high: we’re celebrating a double award nomination!

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Our first fab award nominations of 2017 have seen The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC), who runs our Foundation, shortlisted in two categories of TheBusinessDesk Business Masters Awards – Small Business and Employer.

The Small Business award recognises a business in the region that has demonstrated outstanding development and growth in performance. The Employer category celebrates a company that is “great to work for” – which might include a commitment to training and development.

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We’ve scooped a bronze award for our commitment to the armed forces community

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Our commitment as a ‘no barriers’ employer have been acknowledged with a bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) awarded to The Right Fuelcard Company, who runs our Foundation

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Our latest trainee reveals all about his busy first week

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As our fab foundation continues to go from strength-to-strength, we are very excited to welcome our latest recruit, ex-Royal Engineer, Ryan Hartle. We caught up with Leeds lad, Ryan, 19, who gave us the inside track on his exciting first week as a data inputter with our busy team.

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Why we’re adopting the inspiring Leeds Children’s Charity again

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We’re delighted to nominate Leeds Children’s Charity as our adopted charity for another year – because of its inspirational work to bring laughter into the lives of 7-11 year olds hailing from some of the most deprived areas in Leeds.

Our designated charity creates happy childhood memories for the neediest of families, with a fun-filled, week-long break.

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Why our foundation is off to a flying start in 2017

 

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The lively team at our foundation is all fired up and ready to go as we look forward to another exciting year.

With a dynamic series of developments and success stories already underway, we’ll be revealing the details in future blogs – so keep coming back to find out more!

The busy, buzzing first week of 2017 has seen us continue to be called on by the media for comment and opinion – with TRFC business director, Adam Walsh, invited to give his business predictions for the popular business publication Business Link.

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