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National rail contractor pledges to support new talent through the Kickstart Scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has signed up to the Kickstart Scheme to help tackle unemployment in young people and showcase the rail industry as a positive career...

Linking electrification & labour supply

ESL, the electrification and civil engineering specialist, has branched out to offer solutions in the labour supply market, forging a link between electrification and...

Young Rail Professionals – future industry structure and culture change

In the last edition of RailStaff I launched a series of editorials to voice the views of my peers – young professionals in rail...

HS2 offers more jobs for young people in the West Midlands

Following the success of its first youth unemployment scheme, HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is searching for more...

Vital Human Resources secure £150m Network Rail contract

Vital Human Resources, part of the Morson Group, has been awarded a £150m contract to provide Network Rail labour covering a range of strategic...

New Head of Rail Operations (Scotland) appointed by Ganymede Solutions

Further to the recent award of a national Frontline Labour contract by Network Rail to recruitment and workforce management specialist Ganymede Solutions reveal the...

Carrington West Awarded Share of £950m Frontline Labour Supply Deal by Network Rail

Carrington West are delighted to announce that after a rigorous tender process dating back to last year they have had confirmation that they are...

Vannin Solutions: A New Name in Permanent Recruitment

Founded by Ian Thomas and Victoria Hesketh in late 2020, Vannin Solutions are permanent recruitment specialists for the UK Rail Industry. Based in Ormskirk,...

New West Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy lays out fast-track to regional recovery

The development of HS2 in the West Midlands will turbocharge the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as it brings forward 175,000 new jobs...

Transport for Wales launches new Apprenticeship Academy

Transport for Wales has launched a new Apprenticeship Academy that will provide all apprentices with additional knowledge and skills to complement their learning within...

Webinar to showcase local job opportunities on HS2

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain’s new high-speed railway, is hosting a virtual careers fair on Wednesday 24th February to showcase the jobs the project...

GRAHAM welcomes new intake of civil engineering graduates

GRAHAM has welcomed the “next generation of talent” to its Civil Engineering Graduate Programme. An official launch day, hosted virtually at the end of last...

Meet Bob, the 76-year-old apprentice thriving on Govia Thameslink Railway’s apprenticeship programme

Pipped to be the oldest apprentice in the UKWith National Apprenticeship Week in full swing, GTR unveils its diverse fold of apprentices; setting out...

HS2 launches recruitment campaign to mark National Apprenticeship Week

‘Build the Future’ is the theme marking the 14th annual celebration of apprenticeships and HS2 is showing its support by recruiting more young talent...

A year like no other

COVID-19 challenged the whole rail industry to keep on working, despite the difficulties. Recruitment consultancies such as Advance TRS were no exception. At the beginning...

The Art of the Possible

A different way of thinking is transforming the fortunes of Northern Trains, where new possibilities are taking shape by bringing together a diverse range...

30 new apprentices for Alstom

Alstom has a long tradition of taking on apprentices, and this year it has welcomed 30 new apprentices to its UK business, three times...

SWR needs nine new apprentices

South Western Railway is looking for nine new apprentices to join its programme this year. But candidates are encouraged to apply quickly as the...