Celebrating success: we won a prestigious gong in the Yorkshire Post Excellence Awards!

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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 scooped the Diversity award in The Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business Awards 2017, where it was also shortlisted in the Outstanding Employer category. Continue reading

Why we passed our Investors in People re-accreditation with flying colours!

 The buzz and excitement continues as we celebrate retaining our cherished Investors in People accreditation for another three years.

Following our assessment, an IiP assessor said: “The organisation’s approach to The Bayford Foundation shows exemplary practice in working with individuals who have been unemployed for long periods to support and develop them back into working life; with some moving on to sales roles within The Right Fuelcard Company.” Continue reading

We’re hiring highly motivated sales people – do you fit the bill?

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Our recruitment campaign to find fab telesales people is storming ahead and it’s great to hear the news that ONS statistics out this month revealed that unemployment is at 6.2% – its lowest since 2008.

As a Telesales Executive working for a rapidly expanding business, which is proud to be listed in the Insider Growth 100, you will be working for one of the major players in the UK fuel card industry.

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Now the interview is over … how do you follow up?

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Having shared some tips and techniques on how to prepare for an interview, and how to keep your cool at an interview – we’re putting the spotlight on what to do next.

This is a challenging time when you feel in limbo waiting to hear if you got the job. You’re probably also feeling relieved that the preparation and the interview itself is over – as well as feeling nervous about the outcome.

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We’re recruiting again – our fourth bootcamp kicks off on April 22

The Bayford Foundation

It’s full steam ahead at The Bayford Foundation in the countdown to our fourth bootcamp which gets underway on April 22 and runs for eight weeks.

Our dynamic journey has seen us recruit 13 new employees to date and it’s been fantastic to celebrate the achievements of our latest graduates from our third successful bootcamp.

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Trio of successful trainees graduate to full time roles

The Bayford Foundation

We’re celebrating as three more trainees have graduated into full time positions following the end of our third bootcamp.

Our trio are Terry Barker, Chantelle Robinson and Rob Wood – taking the number of long term jobs we have created in the energy industry to 13.

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Our Fab Feature in the Yorkshire Post

The Bayford Foundation, June Forsyth

Brittany Taylor, June Forsyth & Chantelle Robinson

We’re over the moon after our pioneering foundation which is creating dozens of telesales jobs in the short term – and hundreds of long-term job opportunities – has been prominently profiled this week in the Yorkshire Post.

Feature writer Chris Bond came to meet us at our offices in Hunslet to find out what our training programmes involve at the Bayford Foundation.

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Getting your foot through the door

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As the New Year begins many people are looking to make a new start, take on new opportunities or and even make a promise to do something different in their lives. For others it’s not always that simple.

The Princes Trust has released information on how unemployment has effected the youth of today. The research involved interviewing 2,000 young people from across the UK. Their findings reflect how youngsters are feeling in the current economic climate. Continue reading

Six More Graduates Employed Full Time as Third Bootcamp Launched

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Celebrating success: l to r) Adam Walsh, MD of The Right Fuel Card Company with graduates: Waqas Khan,
Steve Connolly, Jackie Pfumojeno, Luke Storey, Jamie Gormley and Calum Brown
with June Forsyth, Bayford Foundation Project Leader.

We’re celebrating a flying start to 2014 as our Foundation promotes six of our recruits into full time employment – and launches our third bootcamp.

The achievements of our second bootcamp – fuelled by the success of our first four graduates from our first bootcamp – has seen the Foundation has created ten jobs for employees  – all of whom are now earning a minimum £16k annual salary with our BE Fuel Cards team with the potential to ramp up their earnings as they progress. Continue reading

Festive Thanks to the Great Companies We Collaborate With

The princes trust, the hunslet club, job centre

The last four months have been momentous since we launched our job creation foundation with author and motivational speaker, Richard McCann, who inspired our new recruits, to never give up – no matter what life throws at them.

In the 2013 year end countdown we want to thank and celebrate our fantastic partners who have been instrumental in helping us to fulfil our goals of investing in jobs for the future and putting something back into local communities to generate vibrant employment opportunities.

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