AkzoNobel is the largest global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers. Our portfolio includes well known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are Continue reading..
Advantage Healthcare Group was established in 1998 and re-branded in 2005. It is one of the UK’s leading providers of health care and social care workers, with a singular sense of purpose – to provide outstanding care and service to all its clients and workers. Including specialist agencies for doctors, registered nurses, carers, support workers, Continue reading..
Glen Walker has been Head of Human Resources at Action for Blind People since 2006. Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages. Its close relationship with RNIB provides a unique combination of complementary strengths and expertise to Continue reading..
When many of us hear the word “construction”, our immediate thoughts turn to scenes of cranes, bulldozers and men wearing hard hats. And while these images do depict one aspect of construction, they’re not the whole blueprint… This archetypal construction worker is shifting: firstly because more and more women are entering the industry (even though Continue reading..
Engineering is responsible for making things work – and so hands-on, practical skills are the lifeblood of the industry (and its closely linked partner, manufacturing). Of course then, apprenticeships and engineering make for the perfect match: an opportunity to get to grips with a hands-on discipline, hands on. During an apprenticeship, you will combine study Continue reading..
The telephone, the ATM, and the hypodermic syringe. All three engineering triumphs made The Radio Times’ 50 greatest British inventions list. All very different creations, but all equally invaluable to society – and very much indicative of the UK’s thriving engineering past, to which of course many modern developments can be indebted. Engineering is a Continue reading..
At a time when fossil fuel prices are on the rise, energy security is becoming increasingly political and there is a rising tide of sentiment towards becoming more responsible for climate change, clean energy is becoming a “must-have” alternative. By 2020, Europe has pledged to have renewables generating 20% of all of its power needs Continue reading..