Adam Walsh, business director of The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC), which runs our Foundation, is a worthy finalist in the IoD Director of the Year Awards Yorkshire & North East.
Major impact: Jessica, (1stleft) with TRFC Sales Manager, Shubbi Seehra (3rd left), Foundation Manager, Nick Elletson (3rd right) and fellow team members.
One of our main aims is to unleash the potential of all employees – empowering them to embrace new skills and gain confidence.
We’re very proud of our culture, which looks beyond an individual’s situation – identifies inner talent and gives them career opportunities via our pioneering Bayford Foundation.
Our recent Foundation graduates include Jessica Rawling, 19, who embarked on our training programme before joining The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC) where she now sells fuel cards to businesses across the UK. Continue reading
We’re boosting job applicants’ chances of success with a dynamic new series of YouTube videos that give practical tips on how to write their CVs.
Each short #CareerTips film is presented by Foundation Manager, Nick Elletson, who takes viewers through simple steps to help them impress employers and find the right job.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our foundation’s surprise Christmas party was the icing on the cake – and a fantastic way to round off a momentous year for our top team.
The organisers – comprising dynamic duo Nick Dodsworth and Martin Taylor-Hemingway – managed to keep everything under wraps until the big night on Friday the 16th of December.
After guessing (and being wide off the mark!) as to where we were partying and letting our hair down – we all gathered with excitement and anticipation in Leeds city centre when all was revealed. Continue reading
We’re on a roll – and wanted to share the exciting news with you that we’re featured in a three-page, full colour feature in the Yorkshire Post’s ‘Yorkshire Vision’ magazine.
The article ‘Inmates to workmates’ by business reporter, Ismail Mulla, focuses on how The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC) and our groundbreaking Bayford Foundation training arm have solved a skills gap over the past few years.
The feature outlined how we achieved this by helping long-term unemployed people and ex-offenders – with no previous sales experience – into careers by uncovering their potential.
We’re celebrating the achievements of yet another fantastic Bayford Foundation graduate – but this time it’s for their success in an external qualification rather than a move to The Right Fuelcard Company’s (TRFC) sales team.
Our foundation manager, Nick Elletson, has gained his CIPD Level 5 Diploma in HR Management at a vibrant award ceremony at Leeds University. He was formally presented with his certificate by bestselling author, broadcaster and educator Gervase Phinn.
The event was the culmination of a year’s hard work for Nick which, along with his busy day role, saw him studying one evening a week at Leeds City College, followed by a raft of assignments and revision at home most weekends.