QTS Group receives Armed Forces Covenant award for its work with veterans

QTS Group has been awarded an Armed Forces Covenant award for demonstrating its commitment to helping members of the military and their families.  The national rail contractor was awarded a ‘Bronze’ status certification in recognition of its support for progressing...

Next stop career success – Midland Metro Alliance apprentices celebrate halfway milestone

Apprentices at the Midland Metro Alliance are celebrating a major step forward in their career after reaching the halfway point of their course. Last autumn, the alliance, which is designing and building a number of Metro extensions on behalf of...

Siemens Mobility recruits ex-armed forces personnel for Military2Rail programme

Twelve former armed forces personnel have embarked on a new career in the rail industry. Recruited as part of Siemens Mobility’s Military2Rail initiative, the recruits undertook an intensive, six-week training programme before starting their permanent roles in the business. With...

New courses added to HS2’s fast track job training programme

HS2’s construction partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is expanding its fast track job training programme to help local people start a new career in information management. BBV has already helped over 30 people to secure a job on HS2 through...

TransPennine searches for Rail’s future stars

TransPennine Express (TPE) is searching for the next generation of talent and believes its apprenticeship scheme holds the key to unlocking hidden gems. The train company has four new apprenticeships available in its Business Development, IT, Performance and Service Planning...

Thales UK launches new jobs scheme to get engineers back to work after a career break

Global technology company Thales UK has teamed up with the STEM Returners to launch a pilot programme open to engineers who have had a career break. Thales UK develops high-tech solutions, services and products to help companies and organisations in...

HS2’s fast track job training programme opens to new applicants

HS2’s construction partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is encouraging local people who are out of work or looking for a career change to register for its fast track training programme which enables candidates to progress onto a paid work...

QTS Group rolls out new graduate scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has announced the launch of a graduate scheme to help develop talent within rail construction and position the industry as an attractive career choice for young people.   The company rolled out a pilot scheme in...

Amey Consulting launch new careers scheme to help engineers break the ‘career break curse’

Amey Consulting, one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies, has formed a new partnership with STEM Returners to help engineers get back into work after a career break. Working with clients such as National Highways, Network Rail and Transport for Wales,...

West Midlands Mayor welcomes HS2 jobs and skills boost

The Balfour Beatty VINCI Skills Academy, which sits within one of Birmingham’s most deprived wards, first opened its doors in November 2021, as part of a dedicated drive to upskill local people ready for work on HS2. Since it opened with...

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Two wheels, two days, one very good cause

Have you got what it takes to cycle across the country and raise money for vulnerable children? Can you handle...