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City & Guilds Group acquires Intertrain

City & Guilds Group, a leader in demand-led skills development, has today announced the acquisition of Intertrain, one of the UK’s leading training providers...

Employers: tax legislation poses risk to performance

Peter Schofield, chairman of Ford & Stanley Group, warns clients to make sure they're ready for changes to off-payroll working rulesThe 20th anniversary of...

Smart briefings = smart business

Traditionally, train and freight companies have organised pre-planned, face-to-face operational briefings with their staff, but these are often logistically difficult and costly to arrange....

In focus: Lens technology

Protective eyewear manufacturer Bollé Safety has developed ‘Platinum’, an exclusive new permanent lens coating that provides wearers in the rail industry with improved levels...

Women in rail freight

Railways have been used to transport vital goods since the early 19th century and, with an increasing focus on reducing the UK’s environmental impact,...

Reflecting society and shaping the world

Director Claire Jones and apprentice Imogen Parker talk about career paths, working for AECOM and what they love about engineeringI’m not Isambard Kingdom Brunel,”...

A talented team

Stobart Rail & Civils has gained a reputation as a business that invests in new solutions to drive safety and efficiency. Ballast undercutters,...

Accelerating gender balance and diversity with HS2

WSP Rail’s managing director, Darren Reed, and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) manager, Abi Frost, discuss how HS2 is helping the business and the...

Teams that reflect the communities they serve

Jean Cockerill, people director at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), on building an inclusive workplace where diverse talents can thriveI’m relatively new to rail –...

New problems require new thinking

Ford & Stanley chairman Peter Schofield asks whether talent policies are costing rail companies more than they saveThe UK rail sector is currently in...

Network Certification Body: Where it came from and where it’s heading

Sam Brunker recalls how Network Certification Body was established and discusses what he’s doing differently as its new managing directorAfter six years at the...

V for vitality

Why one of the uk's largest suppliers of skilled labour has launched a health mot roadshowWhen’s the last time you went to your doctor's...

How to procure innovation

Stuart Cairns, Claire Gamage & Chris Murray, of law firm Bird & Bird, encourage the public sector to be bold to boost innovationGovernment is...

AECOM careers open days: Your future starts here

Multinational engineering firm AECOM has organised open days across the country as it seeks to bolster its team with talented new recruits. In February, company...

My Life in Rail: Michele Swan

BakerHicks’ project manager Michele Swan on her unusual path into the industry, station renewals and a love of bridge reconstructions   In Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, the fruits...

New HQ for Auctus Management Group following significant growth

Specialist infrastructure services provider Auctus Management Group (AMG), as well as its subsidiaries INFRA Skills and RSS Infrastructure (RSSI), have relocated their headquarters to...

Colas Rail: Sense of identity

From rail grinding to freight, on-track plant to train maintenance, it’s difficult to know where to start with Colas Rail. A series of acquisitions...

Ganymede at 20

Safety and milestone celebrations at one of the industry's leading contingent labour suppliers  Gary Lobue, head of HSEQ at Ganymede, has made it his number...