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The Great Annual Savings Group

4.9
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size51 to 200 Employees
IndustryEnergy
Description

Great Annual Savings specialises in giving businesses and their owners the power to control their costs. We're known as a great company for several reasons, not least our commitment to providing an unrivalled customer service. Our services are tailored to our customers' needs and delivered to support their long-term business objectives. No other cost reduction firm can offer our breadth of services. We can help a customer make savings on a vast range of running costs, including energy procurement, telecoms, insurance, security and surveillance, waste management and heatings, ventilation and air conditioning.

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EDF

4.0
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryEnergy
Description

EDF in the UK is leading the transition to a cleaner, low carbon future, tackling climate change and helping Britain reach net zero. We're the UK’s largest producer of low carbon electricity, meeting around one-fifth of the country’s demand and supplying millions of customers with electricity and gas. EDF generates low carbon electricity from eight nuclear power stations, more than thirty onshore wind farms and two offshore wind farms, and operates one of Britain’s biggest battery storage units, one gas and one coal power station, EV charge-points, and combined heat and power plants. EDF is leading the UK's nuclear renaissance with the construction of a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, and plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex. Hinkley Point C will provide low carbon electricity to meet 7% of UK demand. The project is already making a positive impact on the local and national economy as well as boosting skills and education. EDF also invests in a range of low carbon technologies including renewables, solar and battery storage. The company’s largest offshore wind farm is currently being built in Scotland and the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe project will be ready in 2023. It is applying research and development expertise to improve the performance of existing generation and developing the potential of new technologies. EDF is helping its customers, both in business and at home, to join generation electric and take their first steps to sustainably powering their lives. Whether it is buying an electric car, generating and storing electricity or selling energy back to the grid – everyone is welcome. EDF is one of the largest suppliers to British business and a leading supplier of innovative energy solutions that are helping businesses become more energy independent. In addition, the company’s energy services business, Imtech, is one of the largest technical service providers in the UK and Ireland. EDF in the UK is part of EDF Group, the world’s biggest electricity generator. In the UK, the company employs around 13,000 people at locations across England and Scotland.

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Barclays

4.0
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryBanks & Building Societies
Description

There’s no other business quite like Barclays. We are a consumer, corporate and investment bank, one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with a heritage of success, quality and innovation stretching back over 325 years. Operating in 50 countries and employing around 85,000 people across the globe, we help millions of communities, millions of individuals and millions of businesses thrive. And we’ve created financial solutions and technology that the world now takes for granted. This is a new world, and we’re redefining the future of finance for the digital age. Our industry is being revolutionised, and our customers are behaving differently. We have different competitors, and a different role to play in society. We’re redefining our roles, the way we work and the services we provide. All of this will take the talent and commitment of our colleagues, and we are committed to supporting everyone that works here to develop and enjoy a rewarding experience and build a truly rewarding career. There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re redefining the future of finance.

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npower

4.0
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryUtilities
Description

npower is one of Britain’s leading energy companies and is part of the Innogy group, one of Europe’s leading electricity and gas companies. We serve around 5.1 million residential and business accounts with electricity and gas. We offer a range of career opportunities from graduate schemes and jobs in customer services, to engineering roles at our power stations. You can find out more about working for us by visiting our recruitment websites: www.npowerjobs.com www.rweukjobs.com Our main priority across the business is customer service and meeting the needs of our customers, making sure they get the energy they need, whilst doing our bit for the environment too. Ethical matters and our impact on society are also key factors in our business decision making process as we strive to take on board stakeholders’ needs and concerns and consult with them over difficult decisions. We want to ensure that our employees understand and are engaged with social and environmental issues too.

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NHS

4.0
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryInsurance Operators
Description

In England, health care may be (mostly) free, but somebody has to watch over it. The National Health Service (NHS) administers the country's health care and dental services, with funding and support from its Department of Health. The system is divided into 10 regional strategic health authorities, and those are divided into trusts, which include about 40,000 doctors and more than 500,000 other providers such as dentists, nurses, and ambulance staff. The NHS provides care through gatekeeper physicians (sometimes referred to as "consultants") who direct patients to specialists and more complex treatment as needed.

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Kura

3.9
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size1001 to 5000 Employees
IndustryBusiness Service Centres & Copy Shops
Description

We are the UK’s Largest Independent Outsourcer and take pride in resolving complex calls on behalf of our customers, some of the world’s most successful brands. With our Headquarters in Glasgow as well as sites in Forres, Liverpool, Sunderland and Durban, South Africa, we are expanding, fast. Our unique business culture facilitates employee growth through our industry leading learning & development programmes allowing employees to progress throughout Kura.

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Caterpillar

3.9
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryIndustrial Manufacturing
Description

At Caterpillar, you build what matters—whether it’s the career you want, crucial work skills, strong relationships or new digital technologies. There are big jobs to be done worldwide—building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, meeting the demand for energy—and that work is powered by our people. Every single Caterpillar employee moves our company forward. Piece by piece, part by part, person by person. Together we create sustainable, world-changing solutions that impact lives around the globe. Join our winning team and help build a better world.

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Tesco

3.8
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryGrocery Shops & Supermarkets
Description

One of the world’s largest retailers of consumer goods from food to fashion. Serving customers a little better every day in our stores and online is at the heart of everything we do. Founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen using the £30 he received on leaving the Royal Flying Corp, we’ve come a long way from his small market stall in East London. Today over 400,000 colleagues work across our stores, offices, distribution and customer engagement centres in the UK, Europe and Asia. Share our passion for the people, products and places that make us great, and we can offer opportunities to get on with the right support to develop your skills. If you’re looking for work-life balance, a collaborative culture and flexible ways of working, explore our world at www.tesco-careers.com

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University of Sunderland

3.8
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size1001 to 5000 Employees
IndustryColleges & Universities
Description

The University of Sunderland is a global institution, with campuses in Sunderland, London and Hong Kong; and partners across the world. We offer life-changing opportunities to thousands of students across the world and are proud to be an anchor institution for the North East region. As an institution we are acutely aware of our social responsibilities and the impact of these responsibilities on employees, customers, partners and the environment. We will provide an INSPIRING, enterprising and empowering experience for both our staff and students. We value people for their creative thinking and using INNOVATIVE ways to update our knowledge and practice to enhance the student experience and improve our institutional performance. As an organisation, we believe in COLLABORATIVE working practices, working together as a community with all stakeholders to build lasting relationships and achieve our shared ambition. We celebrate our diverse culture and INCLUSIVE community where everyone's contribution is welcomed and valued. With the student experience at the heart of what we do, we strive to be EXCELLENT in the quality of our academic delivery, research and service standards. If you share our values, why not take a look on our Careers page at www.jobs.sunderland.ac.uk

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BGL Group

3.8
LocationSunderland Area
Global Company Size1001 to 5000 Employees
IndustryInsurance Operators
Description

BGL Group is a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services to more than 10 million customers. The Group is organised in two divisions: Price Comparison and Insurance Distribution and Outsourcing (IDO). The Price Comparison division offers customers access to a growing range of car, home insurance and breadth products (including life, travel, energy and pet insurance as well as utilities and money products). comparethemarket.com is one of the UK’s largest and most-loved price comparison sites and lesfurets is a leading player in the French market. In IDO, our partnerships business provides car and home insurance through some of the UK’s most well-known brands; Beagle Street and FiftyLife offer simple, fast online life insurance; and our own insurance brands, Budget and Dial Direct offer tailored car, home, life and van insurance products all supported by our state of the art contact centres.

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