How – and why – our training programme transforms lives

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

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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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Check out our Foundation’s exciting new website

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Hats off to our top team at the Bayford Foundation whose colourful, vibrant new website has gone live.

The bright, eye-catching and informative revamp was key to keeping our pioneering training programme’s potential candidates and community partners up-to-date on our vacancies and developments. Continue reading

More career development celebrations as Nick goes top of the class

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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.

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Whoop whoop – another fantastic trainee graduates from the Bayford Foundation

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Well done to our latest terrific graduate from the Bayford Foundation who has just moved into her new role with The Right Fuelcard Company sales team.

Mum-of-two, Roxanne Barnes, from Swarcliffe is the first part time employee to graduate from the Bayford Foundation after making the grade as a fab part time data inputter very quickly.

Roxanne joined our new inclusive and flexible part time employment initiative in August. With team members working between 9.30am-2.30pm, it is geared towards those whose circumstances require a shorter working day, such as the parents of school age children. Continue reading

We’re celebrating another great career progression

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It’s congratulations time once again as we report on the progress of another fantastic trainee who has successfully graduated from the Bayford Foundation.

After undergoing seven months training and learning at the foundation, 20-year-old Adam Simpson of Leeds is about to step into his new role as an oil trader with the sales team. Continue reading

Working in partnership: Foundation and the Princes Trust boost career opportunities

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Since developing our job creation foundation in 2013, we have created and maintained powerful partnerships with organisations including the Princes Trust, the Hunslet Club, Probation Service and the Jobcentre Plus.

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