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Company Updates

  • Congratulations to Phil Dent and Elkie Woodbridge who, due to their on-going hard work and dedication, have been promoted to become the Regional Directors of our Furniture stores in the North and South!

    They are on the look-out for talented people to join them during this exciting time.

    Find out more about our opportunities here:

  • We have an exciting opportunity for an Area Manager to join Phil Dent and his team covering Glasgow!

    Below is what Phil had to say about his team and the role:

    'At the BHF, Area Managers work together to drive sales and profit across their stores. The Glasgow area includes the second highest profit-making store in the UK and a brand new Home and Fashion store in Hamilton. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, driven and hard-working regional team!â€'

    If you would like a career that truly makes a difference every day then apply today!

  • Last week we opened up a brand new Home store in Chester! Congratulations to the team of staff and volunteers who had a very successful opening day.

     If you’re shopping in the area then pop in to meet our team and check out our great products!

  • Last week our new Technology directorate came together to celebrate IT & Digital becoming one team.

    It marks the start of even more collaboration, innovation and bigger successes. With all this talent working together, the sky is the limit!

  • Last week we held our 2019 Retail Conference in order to recognise the commitment of our talented retail team, to talk about our new strategy to 2030 and so much more!

    It was truly inspiring and we cannot wait for next year!

  • Congratulations to our People and Organisational Development team for winning 3 awards at the HR Magazine awards last night!

    We were recognised for the most effective use of internal comms; people focused workplace design and best talent management strategy for Gradunique with Macmillan Cancer Support.

    Well done to our fantastic team!

  • Happy Pride 2019 everybody!

    Come meet us at London Pride this Saturday to find out how we can work together to beat heartbreak for everyone.

    We’ll be in Leicester Square in the red marquee so please come meet our amazing colleagues and volunteers!

  • Our CEO, Simon Gillespie OBE, has been rated as one of Glassdoor's Top 50 CEOs in the UK 2019 and is the only charity CEO to make the list!

    The votes are based on ratings from former and current employees and volunteers, making it even more special.

    Thank you to everyone who has voted and a huge congratulations to Simon!

    BHF's Simon Gillespie rated best charity chief executive

    Simon Gillespie, chief executive of the British Heart Foundation, has been named as the best charity chief executive on a website that allows staff to rate their places of work. Gillespie ranked 44th overall in the UK with a 91 per cent approval rating on the recruitment website Glassdoor, which released its Employees' Choice Top CEOs 2019 list today.

  • We recently supported the International Society for Hypertension campaign May Measurement Month by offering our staff the chance to have their blood pressure checked.

    We trained our health and wellbeing champions to offer blood pressure awareness sessions and they tested over 380 of our office staff! Thank you to everyone who took part!

  • Say hello to our People team!

    This week they held their annual team away day to celebrate achievements from the past year, and to find out more about the new people experience strategy.

     It was a great day with the whole team gathered together to share ideas and attend a variety of insightful and interactive sessions.

    A massive thank you to our technology partner Rackspace for being such fantastic hosts on the day!

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