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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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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Business audience gives thumbs up to our recruitment presentation

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Companies from wide ranging sectors have given Nick Elletson, who heads our foundation, fantastic feedback on a presentation he gave about how we attract and retain great people.

Spearheaded by Manchester College, one of our recruitment partners, the employer engagement event was held to encourage businesses to work with the college’s recruitment arm and give people a second opportunity.

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Hurrah! – another milestone as our first Post Graduate smashes sales targets

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Its cake time again as we proudly announce that Alan Placid – our top sales supremo – has become our first Oil Trader to reach Post Graduate status.

Alan’s milestone comes at a particularly formative period as The Right FuelCard Company (TRFC) – a committed people champion which runs the Foundation – is marking unprecedented growth less than four years after launching.

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Why strong leadership drives our dynamic vision and expansion

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Investing in training and developing our team to be the best that they can be is our mantra at The Right Fuel Company which runs the Bayford Foundation.

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Five tips for a fabulous frugal Christmas

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The average Briton will spend £868 on Christmas this year, but in these credit crunch times who can really afford to splash out so much cash on one day of the year?

No one wants to be seen as Scrooge, however we reckon that you can still enjoy a magical and special Christmas on a budget with planning and a sprinkle of creativity.

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Beating the winter blues: five tips for coping with SAD – guest post

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When the clocks go back many of us may feel the urge to retreat under our duvets. For around two million people in the UK who suffer with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), coping with the winter months is a real challenge.

SAD is a form of depression that affects people during a particular season, although most people experience it over the winter when it is colder and there is less natural light. Almost 20% of people in the UK experience SAD with 2% suffering from extreme symptoms that can make everyday living unbearable.

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Proud to be awarded Investors in People

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The Right Fuelcard Company and Be Fuelcards are delighted to announce that both our businesses have gained the prestigious Investors in People status at our first attempt.

Investors in People, which sets the best practice standard for how businesses manage and look after their employees, believes that good people make a great business. And that is our ethos too – and one of the reasons we set up our ground breaking Bayford Foundation.

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