It’s definitely looking a lot like Christmas following an action packed day which commenced with a colourful splash of Christmas jumpers – and finished with a festive feast for our fab team.
Our deep rooted ethos to give back to our local communities see us fundraise every Friday, our ‘dress down day’, to Leeds Children’s Charity whose inspirational work brings laughter into the lives of 7-11 from some of the most deprived areas in Leeds.
As a trailblazer of ethical and values-driven recruitment and development, we’re proud to sign up to the government’s inspirational See Potential campaign.
The programme encourages employers to recognise the potential within people – regardless of their background – and to hire from disadvantaged groups. They include the long-term unemployed, ex-offenders, care leavers, recovering addicts, the homeless people, single parents – and military veterans. Continue reading →
We’ve more exciting awards news to share with you!
Our reputation as a great employer – which creates opportunities for the disadvantaged and long-term unemployed – has been further acknowledged.
The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC), who runs our fab Foundation, has scooped the Diversity award in The Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business Awards 2017, where it was also shortlisted in the Outstanding Employer category. Continue reading →
The first of a series of profiles on our valued partners focuses on offender aid pioneer, Novus, which has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adult and young prisoners for more than 20 years.
The buzz and excitement continues as we celebrate retaining our cherished Investors in People accreditation for another three years.
Following our assessment, an IiP assessor said: “The organisation’s approach to The Bayford Foundation shows exemplary practice in working with individuals who have been unemployed for long periods to support and develop them back into working life; with some moving on to sales roles within The Right Fuelcard Company.” Continue reading →
Yet another new starter has entered the Bayford Foundation‘s pioneering training environment. Here, rookie data inputter, Nicola Tuke, 43, talks about her first impressions of working for an organisation with a very progressive approach to helping its people succeed.