We’re the world's largest building society as well as one of the largest savings providers and the second largest mortgages provider in the UK. As a major provider of current accounts, credit cards, ISAs and personal loans, we have over 15 million members who can manage their finances in branch, via the mobile app, on the telephone, internet and post. Headquartered in Swindon with administration centres based in Northampton, Bournemouth and Dunfermline, with a number of call centres across the UK, we have around 18,000 employees. Built on the understanding that we are stronger together than separately, we are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion and advocating flexible working policies that support work-life balance. As a mutual, we’re owned by and run for the benefit of our members, not shareholders. Whether you are a candidate or colleague, we always aim to ensure that you positively experience what defines and differentiates us. Doing so allows us to recruit, develop and retain a workforce that at every level reflects the diversity of our members and the communities in which we operate. We’re also proud to be a founder member of the Equality and Human Rights’ Commission’s Working Forward Campaign and have a made a public commitment to HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter.
Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.3 billion in revenues. Arcadis. Improving quality of life Arcadis sees flexible working as a basic requirement, not a benefit reserved for a few. All our people want to feel they can be themselves and that fulfilling work doesn’t cost them in other areas of their lives – from family and caring to studying and sports. We are working with all parts of our business to create more part-time and flexible working opportunities which we hope will attract greater diversity. This includes roles at all levels of Arcadis, including management and leadership level where we are creating positive role models. We have successfully moved away from work as a physical place, instead embracing the notion of work as an activity. Part-time and flexible working empower our people to own their time and performance. We have created an environment where output and achievement are the measures used, not the amount of time you sit at your desk.
Relaunch Your Career with Barclays' Encore! Return-to-Work Programme Encore!, one of Barclays’ flagship diversity and citizenship programs, helps individuals who have taken a career break prepare to re-enter the workforce. Barclays values diversity of experience and perspective among its talent and views Encore! as a way to achieve this. We are now accepting applications for Barclays’ 12-week Encore! program in our London, Birmingham and Manchester offices until 15 November, 2018. Selected participants will join the program beginning 15 January 2019 to 5 April 2019. Encore! provides returners with the opportunity to refresh their skills through leadership and development training, mentorship, networking opportunities, and a paid working role for the program’s duration. Qualified candidates with strong performance are eligible to be considered for permanent roles based on availability and mutual interest. Barclays wholeheartedly embraces flexibility with their dynamic working policy giving everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. The program was established in 2016, and it has expanded in size and locations across India, UK, and US offices since launch. Applicant requirements: Achieved the equivalent of a VP level or above when previously in the workforce. Must have taken at least a one-year career break. Be able to commit to working full-time in the Barclays’ London, Birmingham or Manchester offices for the full 12 weeks and have an interest in a permanent position with Barclays after the program ends. For more information, visit: https://home.barclays/careers/our-programmes/encore/ Application Deadline: 15 November 2018 Please email us with any questions on the programmes: xraEncoreBIUK@barclayscorp.com
The Duchy of Lancaster is a private estate owned by Her Majesty The Queen, as Duke of Lancaster. The rural estates consist of 18,484 hectares of land in England and Wales and comprise commercial, agricultural and residential properties, the majority of which are in Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire. Additionally the Duchy has a significant commercial property portfolio largely in the Savoy precinct off the Strand in London, a portfolio of financial investments and a small urban residential portfolio.
innocent started with a simple mission: to make drinks that make it easy to do yourself some good. In 1999 we concocted a few smoothies in our kitchen and tested them on people at a music festival; today we’re blending every type of fruit & veg under the sun and selling drinks right across Europe. We have great ambitions: to show the world that you can build a successful business that cares about more than just profit, and to leave things better than we find them. We’re proud to call ourselves Europe’s favourite little healthy drinks company, but we’re still growing. And that means we need more brilliant people who share our ambition, to join in with the next, most exciting, part of our story.
LGT Vestra is a partnership between the executive partners and the private banking group LGT, owned by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein. When we set up LGT Vestra in 2008, our aim was to offer a fresh approach to wealth management. The plan was simple: put our clients first by providing a transparent service, designed around what is right for each of them.
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is an international markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on capital formation, intellectual property and risk and balance sheet management. LSEG operates an open access model, offering choice and partnership to customers across all of its businesses. The Group can trace its history back to 1698.
If you are seeking an opportunity to tackle interesting projects, work in a dynamic team, take on a challenging role or reignite your career after twelve months or more out of the workforce, then this opportunity may be for you! Starting in September 2018, Shell UK is introducing a six-month Return to Work Programme. The Programme has been developed to support experienced professionals, from all backgrounds, return to work. We have identified several exciting projects, aligned to our business plans, for talented Returners with experience in the following disciplines: - IT Project Management or IT Advisory (London) - Finance, Corporate Accounting & Treasury Management (London) - Geology (London) - Geophysics (Aberdeen) - Reservoir Engineering (Aberdeen) The programme will offer Returners: - Engaging work that matches your skills and builds on your professional experiences to date. - Flexibility around hours - you may well have personal priorities outside work, so we won’t expect you to work a typical 9-5. - Technical mentoring in your area of expertise to help you refresh your knowledge and get up to speed. - One to one and group coaching help you explore the next phase of your career. - Support from a manager who’s been trained to help you get the best out of the programme. - Clear points of contact before and during your placement so you can tap into support and navigate the world of Shell. - A paid contract for the equivalent of at least three days a week (All Returners will be engaged as contractors for the duration of the Programme). - Practical advice on your care arrangements, whether for children or anyone else you care for (via Bright Horizons, our external partners). We encourage you to use this opportunity to explore if a career in Shell is right for you. During the programme you will be able to continue to apply for permanent roles in Shell depending on availability. Find answers to your questions about the programme here. If you are able to identify critical issues, apply creative and innovative solutions to real world challenges, engage with a wide range of stakeholders and are passionate about taking the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply today!
At Virgin Money, our ambition is to build a bank that makes ‘everyone better off.’ We do this by delivering good value to our customers, treating colleagues well, making a positive contribution to society, building positive relationships with our partners and delivering sustainable profits to our shareholders. With a powerful brand, strong balance sheet, customer-focused culture and an experienced team, we have created a business which delivers our unique approach to banking and financial services to 3.3 million customers. Our people are essential to our success, and we can only achieve our ambition if we have a culture that attracts and nurtures the most skilled and committed individuals to share our purpose and reach their potential. Diversity at all levels of the business remains a priority as we strive to ensure that those who work for our business reflect the customers we serve, enabling us to provide a relevant, practical and personal banking service.
Our Tax, Pensions and Legal Services practice has designed a return to work programme to target qualified Tax and Pensions professionals who are looking for flexibility, allowing them to balance their commitments at home with a return to work. This includes people who may have taken time out from work and are now looking for opportunities to return to a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. The programme will support individuals in roles that are structured around agile working arrangements, with a focus on bridging the skills gap and building confidence to return to the workplace environment. We have roles across several KPMG UK office locations, or, for the right person we can consider remote home based working.
At Nomura diversity is critical to our success and we harness the value and perspectives that our employees different work and family experience and backgrounds bring to our firm. Your past experience is invaluable to us. Which is why, in partnership with Inclusivity Partners, we are launching our first returners programme for Technology professionals. Who Are We? Nomura is a financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries with head offices in Asia. By connecting markets East & West, we service the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through our four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Merchant Banking. What is on offer? The Technology Returner programme will be based in our London office and is designed for experienced IT professionals who are ready to build on previous skills and experience and want to embrace new opportunities ahead. The paid programme commences on April 29th and finishes on the 19th July 2019. Whilst there is no guarantee of a permanent position, it is our goal, and therefore there will be genuine consideration for an opportunity at the end of the programme depending on business needs and availability of appropriate opportunities. This programme is a great opportunity to learn new skills, build a new network and gain exposure to exciting projects in a truly global financial services organisation. We are looking for Returners to join us who have previous experience as IT Business Analysts, IT Project Managers, and Developers. The specific opportunities on offer include: IT Strategic Projects Manager, CTO Office IT Software Engineer IT Business Analyst Team Leader IT Security Consultant IT Project Manager Hybrid IT Project Manager/IT Business Analyst The programme is open to women and men who have had a career break of at least 18 months and have a minimum number of 5 years professional experience. You will need to be able to work in our City based London office for the duration of the programme and be eligible to work in the UK from April 2019 to July 2019. Opportunities are available on a 4 or 5 days a week basis pending your preference. How will I be supported? Our goal is to support you back into the workplace and get a taste of a career in a global investment bank. You will have the support of your line manager, your coach and your buddy. We also have employee networks that you can join to build your network across the firm. Prior to and during the 12 weeks you will be provided with a pre-commencement coaching and training day from Inclusivity, a one day induction to our organisation, three personal coaching sessions delivered by Inclusivity’s specialist coach, and relevant technical training for your role. Read more at our Diversity & Inclusion website. Remuneration and Benefits Each opportunity will have a salary, aligned with market rates. You will also have access during the programme to other Nomura services such as emergency childcare and adult dependent care, fitness centre, onsite restaurant and onsite GP, nurse and dental practice. How to Apply For more information on each individual role please visit Inclusivity’s website at https://inclusivity.co.uk/nomura We are here to help you through the application process. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us. Submit your C.V. and cover letter online by Tuesday 5th March at the latest. Please ensure that your C.V. shows a career break of at least 18 months immediately preceding the date of application for the programme. To help us get to know you better, include in your cover letter why you've taken a break from work and include what motivates you and why you want to return to IT and please place this cover letter in the same document as your CV. If you are shortlisted Inclusivity will be in touch with you to organise the first interview.
EY Reconnect is our programme for career returners, providing a bridge for professionals to re-enter the workplace after an extended career break. What is EY Reconnect? EY Reconnect is a 12-week programme which offers a supported route back into work following a career break of between two and 10 years. You’ll benefit from specialised inductions and coaching as part of a peer group of fellow returners. It’s an opportunity for you to reconnect with your career, your previous experience and expertise within business. You’ll join client teams in one of our business areas: Advisory Assurance People Services Tax Transactions What background and past experience is needed for EY Reconnect? You’ll have worked at manager level or above, with a background in professional services, consultancy, financial services, technology or a related industry. It’s not all about your technical experience. EY Reconnect is an opportunity to join an inclusive and diverse workplace where we encourage creativity and flexibility. It’s not just something we talk about – the skills you’ve acquired from your career break will be celebrated and valued as much as those from your professional CV. Which locations are available? Our 2019 EY Reconnect programme offers opportunities in various locations, depending on the business area you’re applying to. Discover our office locations around the UK. Why EY? We’re building the workplace of the future – smarter, more inclusive, more dynamic and more flexible – motivated by a sense of purpose. We’re continually investing in our people, offering you a range of experiences and assignments to inspire your professional development and help you move closer to your long-term goals. Brilliant people from different backgrounds are already thriving in our business, and we’re continuing to build a diverse, inclusive workplace where everyone can feel they belong. In fact, our recent accreditations include Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies, Times Top 50 Employers for Women, Top 10 Employers for Working Families, Stonewall Top Employer, and Business in the Community’s Best Employers for Race. We also have a range of well-established, thriving employee networks across the business, and are recognised as a Mental Health First Aid Champion and a Social Mobility Champion.
Cognitive Law is a contemporary law firm built on traditional foundations that empowers its team to reclaim its work-life balance. Headquartered in Brighton, consultants working with Cognitive Law do so on a virtual and flexible basis, many of them working from home. Each consultant manages their own client base and practice specialism, whilst being supported by a team based in the head office. We have ambitious development plans and are actively looking for like-minded solicitors to join us in changing the way law is practised. If you have ambition and skills we can give you the platform to practice law, outside of a traditional law firm environment. We are passionate about promoting a 100% flexible working environment, and are looking for solicitors to share our vision of working in a new way to deliver the best in legal services. It’s time to be properly valued and rewarded for your hard work. It’s time to enjoy more freedom, more flexibility and more money.
Rentokil Initial provides services that protect people and enhance lives. We protect people from the dangers of pest-borne disease and the risks of poor hygiene. We enhance lives with services that protect the health and wellbeing of people, and the reputation of our customers’ brands. Rentokil is the world’s leading commercial pest control services provider. Initial is the world’s leading commercial hygiene services provider. Ambius is the world’s leading commercial provider of plants and scenting. We have over 1800 local service teams across the world covering 91% of global GDP in over 90 of the world’s 100 largest cities across North America, Europe, UK and the Rest of World, Asia and the Pacific. Operating in 70 countries, approximately 90% of our revenues are derived outside of the UK.
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With around 8,000 talented people in the UK and Ireland and 42,000 globally, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network. We value our people and our reputation. Having a diverse and robust workforce enables us to look for answers, not problems, and we pride ourselves on offering clients clever, imaginative, future-facing solutions. If you are interested in finding ways to help society thrive, at home and further afield, an exciting career could be waiting for you here.
Senior executives at retail banks, card issuers and payemnets providers around the world rely on Lafferty Group for the research, news, data and insight that powers their strategy and decision-making. With over 30 years of experience steeped in retail banking, Lafferty is positioned to support retail banking as it evolves in a rapidly changing digital world.
Cascade Admin is a privately owned, boutique, full service administration firm providing high-quality administration and shadow accounting services to the alternative investments industry. Our focus is on hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity and other investment vehicles. Our background in client side administration and accounting allows us to provide unparalleled client service. Cascade Admin is committed to growing with our clients and provides a low entry fee structure to ensure that even the smallest of funds have access to high quality support.
Entrepreneurial Scotland is a member network and leadership development organisation providing opportunities for like-minded ambitious individuals to share experiences and develop their leadership skills. We aim to inspire, develop and connect Scotland's current and future leaders to build the most entrepreneurial society in the world. We offer a range of standard and tailored memberships to meet the needs of every kind of organisation whether they are family businesses, growing or leading organisations or corporates. Memberships provide access to a network of peers to share learning and challenges with, online development resources and exclusive events on a range of current and important topics. Our own organisation is growing and we see the development of regional presence as a key part of that growth. We are looking for an individual to join our team focusing specifically on supporting the growth and development of Entrepreneurial Scotland across the Highlands and Islands area. The role will work very closely with our partners Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to sell memberships, manage the local network and to work with our Glasgow based team to deliver first-class events which compliment programmes already offered throughout the highlands and islands. Invested, Curious and Responsive; We care. We ask questions and seek to understand those we engage with. We listen and we respond We unlock potential; We spot potential and we invest in it. We are not constrained by stereotypes and we embrace diversity of thought and experience. We encourage others to do the same We connect the dots; We consider what more we can do to help ideas to become reality. We look for opportunities, are imaginative and are not constrained by borders or the norm. We bring a broader view and embrace the opportunities a global perspective Actions Speak Louder; We deliver on our commitments. We do not compromise on quality and will go the extra mile to turn good into great. We are focused and clear on where we add most value. We are open, pragmatic and always mindful of our vision and priorities
New Financial is a think tank launched in 2014 that believes capital markets can be a force for economic and social good. We believe Europe needs bigger and better capital markets – and that this presents a huge opportunity for the industry and its customers to embrace change and rethink how capital markets work.
An award-winning London consultancy with a track record of delivering stand-out campaigns and headline events for major brands, we’re a big little PR agency with compelling peopl Founded in 2005 by Rachel O’Connor, Siren Comms today supports and champions a wide range of consumer clients in the lifestyle, travel and leisure space.
We work with clients that have widely varying business models, growth plans, complexity and scale. Given this, we help design and implement risk management and monitoring plans that are appropriate for our clients' business whilst properly addressing the risks faced. Thornbridge principals and senior managers have extensive experience of taking and managing risk as investors, entrepreneurs and professional risk managers.
A&O IT has been helping large and mid-sized businesses manage their IT for more than 20 years. Our team of experts work closely with our clients, both large and small, to deliver high quality, cost-effective IT services globally and locally.
We are a global, collaborative youth-driven network which believes in practical learning & value driven leadership. We activate leadership qualities in youth through learning from practical experiences in challenging environments.
Alceli Limited is a medical device start up which has developed a disruptive technology for proton beam therapy. This therapy is a particularly effective radiological treatment for brain and paediatric cancers. Proof of concept is complete and the company has ambitious growth plans to commercialise this offering via UK and International sales.
We play with science and imagination. We don’t accept average. Mixing contemporary with classic, All Shook Up is where raw passion meets plush luxury, skilfully tied together with a velvety bow...
We foster innovation, diversity of minds and the willingness to tread new paths. We can build on a solid foundation that enables our employees to work and develop the very best way. Explore our corporate culture, values and what makes us special. We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, in mutual respect and support. We are committed to ensure that our employees work in an environment that is inclusive and that everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are constantly working on creating a workplace at which you can feel at home.
Just as our customers trust us to do the right thing as a business, you can trust us to do the right thing as an employer, valuing your contribution and guiding you to be your best. Purpose Because we are owned by two charitable trusts, our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility underpins everything we do: our everyday work contributes to helping society at home and around the world. Passion We love what we do so much, we’ve won awards for it. Andrews Property Group has been honoured by ESTA with a gold in the Best Large Lettings Group Award and silver in Best Large Estate Agency Group, as well as winning several regional awards. Potential Our training and development is tailored to each role and career path and offers hands on and structured learning, supported by your manager and team.
We’re called Original Travel for a reason. It’s because we’re constantly looking for innovative ways to make your holiday even better, from the way we plan the trip to the authentic experiences you’ll enjoy while away. These additional services include several that really stand us apart from the competition. We like to call it Original Thinking. The Original Travel team has visited over 160 countries on fact-finding missions and created over 51,500 bespoke itineraries since we were founded back in 2003. The team is made up of 17 different nationalities who speak 15 different languages and who have 35 Original Travel children between them. Find out what sets us apart from the rest.
We’re cyclists, makers, and problem solvers. We’re brought together by a shared mission to find better ways to explore the world by bike. That journey led us to create ultralight, rackless packing systems that help us take our love of cycling further, and allow riders to unlock their instinct for adventure. While our team is based in London, we support riders and races around the world. These include our Ambassadors, a group of riders dedicated to pushing the limits of bikepacking and helping others discover its potential.
Ardingly College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2½ -18, a member of the HMC and a school of the Woodard Corporation. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.