Our latest trainee gives us the lowdown on her dynamic first five days

New starter with The Bayford Foundation Vanessa Ible, a 46-year-old mother of two, hit the ground running as a trainee data cleanser and filled us in on her fast-moving first week. Continue reading

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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

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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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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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