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 →
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.
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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 made the final line up in the Outstanding Employer and Diversity categories of The Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business Awards 2017. Continue reading →
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.
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.
We’re really keen for you to meet our Bayford Foundation mentors Alan Placid and Neil Dawson who are instrumental in our aspirational and inspirational programme to create jobs for the future through our ‘earn as you learn’ boot camp programmes.
Our pioneering Foundation is investing up to £5,000 to put trainees from all walks of life and backgrounds through rolling training programmes – and paying them a salary for their duration. Successful candidates will be awarded a university recognised qualification from the University of Derby and go on to earn a minimum £16k annual salary with our BE Fuel Cards team – with the potential to ramp up their earnings as they progress with us.
Lined up for jobs success Richard, front centre, with BE Fuel Cards team members and our recruits
Our fantastic Foundation was officially launched this week by our patron John Turner, and author and motivational speaker, Richard McCann, the son of the Yorkshire Ripper’s first victim, inspired our new recruits, to never give up – no matter what life throws at them.
John, who champions the Bayford Foundation as: “Investing is all about investing in jobs for the future and putting something back into local communities to generate vibrant employment opportunities” cut our royal ribbon in style. Continue reading →
We’re on the cusp of transforming our vision to create a storming job creation foundation – a UK first – into reality with fourteen fantastic recruits lined up for our first boot camp which takes off on Monday, August 12.
Our state-of-the-art offices at Gibraltar House in Hunslet, where the Foundation is based, are taking shape in readiness for our packed 12-week packed programme – and our existing team can’t wait to welcome our recruits. Continue reading →