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Case Study: Jez Scott, HGV Driver
Case Study: Jez Scott, HGV Driver
Jez currently works at Keyline, our civil specialist business, as a HGV driver at the Poole branch – but he didn’...
Case Study: Jason Saxby, HGV Driver
Case Study: Jason Saxby, HGV Driver
Jason was an extremely practised HGV driver - with over 19 years of experience - before he came to work for BSS and further h...
Case study: Esa Halminen, HGV Driver
Case study: Esa Halminen, HGV Driver
Esa began his driving career 18 years ago and started driving on and off before he came to work for Keyline. Keyline is a par...
5 career resolutions for a more productive 2020
5 career resolutions for a more productive 2020
Understanding what drives our productivity is tricky - the approaches your colleagues successfully use may not be the most he...
What does it take to become a Travis Perkins Group Driver of the Year?
What does it take to become a Travis Perkins Group Driver of the Year?
Drivers within the Travis Perkins Group are different from the rest of the industry. We encourage our drivers to be skilled n...
Case study: David Duffy, HGV Driver
Case study: David Duffy, HGV Driver
David started working at Keyline well before it was known under this name and became a part of the Travis Perkins Group. Keyl...
Case study: Derek Staines, HGV Driver
Case study: Derek Staines, HGV Driver
Derek was driving professionally for 14 years before he began working for a third-party company which delivered goods for the...
A father’s experience of Shared Parental Leave at Travis Perkins
A father’s experience of Shared Parental Leave at Travis Perkins
Shared Parental Leave has been available in the UK since December 2014, but did you know that just 1% of new parents used t...
Case study: Ian Thompson, HGV Driver Class 2
Case study: Ian Thompson, HGV Driver Class 2
The Travis Perkins Group has been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers for the last nine years. We pride oursel...
Case study: Peter Fillery, Warehouse Assistant/Driver
Case study: Peter Fillery, Warehouse Assistant/Driver
Peter has been working with us here at Benchmarx Kitchens & Joinery for the last 11 years. Our company was founded in 200...
Case study: Jan Bancyzk, Driver/Warehouseman
Case study: Jan Bancyzk, Driver/Warehouseman
For Jan Bancyzk, the best thing about working at BSS as a Driver / Warehouse Assistant is the diversity of work and ever-chan...
Case study: Scott Husband, HGV Driver
Case study: Scott Husband, HGV Driver
As a leading insulation and interior building products distributor, CCF is an integral business within the Travis Perkins Gro...
Case study: Nick Miller, Driver
Case study: Nick Miller, Driver
As a Driver at CCF, Nick Miller knows that ambition and hard work are the key to taking advantage of the many opportunities a...
Case study: Frankie Sanders, HGV Driver
Case study: Frankie Sanders, HGV Driver
CCF is an integral part of the wider Travis Perkins group. As a leading distributor of interior building products within the ...
From the warehouse to Branch Manager: Rion Davison’s journey
From the warehouse to Branch Manager: Rion Davison’s journey
As the nationwide distributor of insulation and interior building products to the UK construction industry, CCF has an abunda...
Celebrating Work Life Week at Travis Perkins
Celebrating Work Life Week at Travis Perkins
Work-life balance should always be a priority, but especially during National Work Life Week! Did you know that one in four ...
Secrets of good customer service
Secrets of good customer service
A career in customer services can be exciting, dynamic and incredibly rewarding, allowing you to showcase your communication ...
Taking time out of the workplace: Regional Director Gemma McRae’s story
Taking time out of the workplace: Regional Director Gemma McRae’s story
Gemma McRae has been with Travis Perkins Managed Services since 2015, joining us as a Bid Manager before working her way up t...
How to stay healthy in the workplace
How to stay healthy in the workplace
The average person will work 1,791 hours a year, which totals  84,171 hours over the course of their career. T...
How Travis Perkins supports ex-Armed Forces members
How Travis Perkins supports ex-Armed Forces members
Just over two years ago, Travis Perkins signed the Armed Forces Covenant, becoming the 1500th organisation to do so. Our effo...
The ultimate guide to your first week in a new job
The ultimate guide to your first week in a new job
A new job is always exciting, especially if it’s your first ever. You’ve made it through the interview stage and ...
Tom, Digital Merchandiser - CCF
Tom, Digital Merchandiser - CCF
At CCF, I am a Digital Merchandiser with the role of maintaining and updating the CCF and Tradeline website, which can invo...
Victoria, Digital Marketing Apprentice
Victoria, Digital Marketing Apprentice
Victoria Nazarov is one of Group Technology Services’ first colleagues to take on the challenge of an apprenticeship. M...
What are interviewers looking for during a job interview?
What are interviewers looking for during a job interview?
Every job role – and therefore every interview is different, but there are some traits that hiring managers and recruit...
How important is customer service – and how can you improve your skills?
How important is customer service – and how can you improve your skills?
Many jobs require you to communicate directly with customers, making them an important part of presenting the company’s...
Common job hunting hurdles — and how to overcome them
Common job hunting hurdles — and how to overcome them
Job hunting can sometimes feel as time-consuming as a full-time job itself. If you’re unsure where to begin, or feel ov...
From school to success: how to plan your career after sixth form
From school to success: how to plan your career after sixth form
CVs. Personal statements. Taxes. Loans. Welcome to the world of adulthood. You’ve completed your secondary school or si...
Celebrating apprentices at Travis Perkins
Celebrating apprentices at Travis Perkins
Apprenticeships aren’t just for 16-year-old school leavers. They provide an innovative and practical approach to studyi...
5 types of interview questions – and how to ace them
5 types of interview questions – and how to ace them
Successfully getting an interview for your dream role is a big achievement and it’s one of the hardest parts of the job...
How job sharing benefits both team members and Travis Perkins
How job sharing benefits both team members and Travis Perkins
When Birmingham’s BSS Industrial Smethwick branch experienced business growth that led to expanded hours, Branch Manage...
Rising up the ranks with an Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Rising up the ranks with an Advanced Level Apprenticeship
When you think ‘apprentice’, your mind naturally wanders towards either Alan Sugar’s annual televised sacka...
From telephone sales to operations director: Steve Bareham tells us how he did it
From telephone sales to operations director: Steve Bareham tells us how he did it
Steve Bareham is one of Travis Perkins’ great success stories, joining the company in 1994 and enjoying 24 happy years ...
How important is work-life balance in the modern world?
How important is work-life balance in the modern world?
Work is an inescapable fact of life for most of us - which makes it important to ensure your days in the workplace are bene...
4 different types of interviews - and how you should be tackling them
4 different types of interviews - and how you should be tackling them
Whatever stage of your career you’re at, going for an interview can be tough. You’ve whetted the interviewer&rsqu...
Jake, Warehouse Operations (former Royal Engineer)
Jake, Warehouse Operations (former Royal Engineer)
My name is Jake Woodcock. I work for BSS and I am the General Manager at the National Tube Distribution Centre in Coventry. ...
Daniel, Assistant Manager (Former Infantry Soldier, 2nd Battalion Royal Anglian)
Daniel, Assistant Manager (Former Infantry Soldier, 2nd Battalion Royal Anglian)
My name is Daniel Pack, and I’m the Assistant Manager at Travis Perkins Rushden where we provide general building produ...

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Customer Sales Assistant
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Paddington, Greater London
  • Help a £5 billion business to be even better  Work on the shop floor, directly with customers   Help boost the profits of a thriving company  Play your part in the success of a
Yard Customer Assistant
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Paddington, Greater London
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Yard Customer Assistant
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire
  • Grab a hands‐on role in a £5 billion business Or Be part of the team behind a safe, successful yardJoin an industry leader and work with quality building materials   Bring your
Customer Sales Assistant
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Help a £5 billion business to be even better  Work on the shop floor, directly with customers   Help boost the profits of a thriving company  Play your part in the success of a