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Why Samantha believes it’s important to have females in leadership roles
Why Samantha believes it’s important to have females in leadership roles
At Travis Perkins, creating a truly inclusive workplace is one of our keycommitments we’re working hard to achieve. Mak...
Considering a career change? Read Kim’s experience of joining the Travis Perkins Group
Considering a career change? Read Kim’s experience of joining the Travis Perkins Group
Kim is a Customer Sales Assistant. She’s been working with us for a yearand a half now, and when we spoke to her, one t...
Why Louise believes having more female leaders matters
Why Louise believes having more female leaders matters
Louise joined the Group just over a year ago as a Regional Director. Likemany other female colleagues at Travis Perkins, Loui...
Considering a career move? Hear Charlotte’s Apprenticeship story
Considering a career move? Hear Charlotte’s Apprenticeship story
Charlotte joined Travis Perkins Tool Hire with no previousexperience in the industry but has since gained a promotion and is...
Why Charlotte loves her part-time career with Travis Perkins
Why Charlotte loves her part-time career with Travis Perkins
Charlotte is a Counter Sales Assistant at our Travis Perkins branch inWoodley and she’s coming up to her three-year ann...
Samantha Smith: My Keyline Apprenticeship Journey
Samantha Smith: My Keyline Apprenticeship Journey
We recently caught up with Samantha Smith, National Sales Manager atKeyline, to learn more about her career and how the Keyli...
Georgie Johnson: My Keyline Apprenticeship Journey
Georgie Johnson: My Keyline Apprenticeship Journey
We recently caught up with Georgie Johnson, Assistant Branch Manager atKeyline Civils Specialist Newcastle, to find out what ...
Celebrating our female colleagues this International Women’s Day
Celebrating our female colleagues this International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day 2021 has arrived, under the global theme, #ChooseToChallenge. This year, we’re doing ju...
The ultimate guide to your first week in a new job
The ultimate guide to your first week in a new job
You’ve made it through the interview stage, and now it’s time to get to business. A new job is always exciti...
Build an exciting career with an entry level apprenticeship at Travis Perkins
Build an exciting career with an entry level apprenticeship at Travis Perkins
When applying for a job in, say customer service, you might see that previous experience in customer service is needed. But h...
How Jang became a Kitchen Designer through an apprenticeship programme
How Jang became a Kitchen Designer through an apprenticeship programme
For us, apprentices are the future of our business and we like to think of them as our pipeline of specialists. Apprenticeshi...
Apprenticeship spotlight: Katie James
Apprenticeship spotlight: Katie James
For us Apprentices are the future of our business. They’re not only our future pipeline of specialists, but also curren...
Apprenticeship spotlight: Brian Tshuma
Apprenticeship spotlight: Brian Tshuma
For us Apprentices are the future of our business. They’re not only our future pipeline of specialists, but also curren...
Apprenticeship spotlight: Michael McGurn
Apprenticeship spotlight: Michael McGurn
For us Apprentices are the future of our business. They’re not only our future pipeline of specialists, but also curren...
Apprenticeship spotlight: Tina Campbell
Apprenticeship spotlight: Tina Campbell
For us Apprentices are the future of our business. They’re not only our future pipeline of specialists, but also curren...
Apprenticeship spotlight: Megan Simpson
Apprenticeship spotlight: Megan Simpson
For us Apprentices are the future of our business. They’re not only our future pipeline of specialists, but also curren...
Apprenticeship spotlight: Anthony Carter
Apprenticeship spotlight: Anthony Carter
For us Apprentices are the future of our business. They’re not only our future pipeline of specialists, but also curren...
A journey into finance at Travis Perkins: Lucy’s story
A journey into finance at Travis Perkins: Lucy’s story
The Travis Perkins finance team is down-to-earth, hard working and always welcoming to new colleagues. Lucy Chambers spoke to...
A journey into finance at Travis Perkins: Joshua’s story
A journey into finance at Travis Perkins: Joshua’s story
The Travis Perkins finance team is down-to-earth, hard working and always welcoming to new colleagues. Joshua Sole spoke to u...
How Hannah found and started a new job at Travis Perkins during the pandemic
How Hannah found and started a new job at Travis Perkins during the pandemic
Starting a new job ranks high on the list of the most challenging life events people. However, starting a job during a global...
4 different types of interviews - and how you should be tackling them
4 different types of interviews - and how you should be tackling them
While companies have usually favoured in-person interviews, seeing them as the best way to engage with candidates and assess ...
5 career resolutions for a more productive 2021
5 career resolutions for a more productive 2021
Low productivity can harm your morale which is why you need to develop habits that will energise you at work and foster enthu...
Apprenticeships at Travis Perkins - Our 3 Year LEAP
Apprenticeships at Travis Perkins - Our 3 Year LEAP
In just three years, our “Learn and Earn” Apprenticeship Programmes (LEAP) grew to a 38-strong apprenticeship off...
Part 2: An A-Z of workplace wellness
Part 2: An A-Z of workplace wellness
To help you stay on top of your wellbeing at work during the pandemic we put together an A-Z (almost!) of workplace wellness ...
Marianna explains how an apprenticeship at Travis Perkins got her excited for the future
Marianna explains how an apprenticeship at Travis Perkins got her excited for the future
Apprenticeships are an opportunity for people with any experience level to gain essential skills and develop a career. The Tr...
How David came to work at Travis Perkins after the Army
How David came to work at Travis Perkins after the Army
David joined The British Army in 1983 at the aged of 16. He enjoyed a varied career with the Light Infantry, serving in the F...
Jake's story: From military life to life at Travis Perkins
Jake's story: From military life to life at Travis Perkins
My name is Jake Woodcock. I work for BSS and I am the General Manager at the National Tube Distribution Centre in Coventry. ...
Dan's story: The transition from military to civilian life
Dan's story: The transition from military to civilian life
My name is Daniel Pack, and I’m the Branch Manager at Travis Perkins Rushden where we provide general building products...
What does Diwali mean to people?
What does Diwali mean to people?
Colleagues around our Group celebrate Diwali in November - the beautiful Festival of Light - here's their messages on what Di...
From Apprentice to Assistant Branch Manager: Asa’s story
From Apprentice to Assistant Branch Manager: Asa’s story
Asa Barnett has had an interesting journey into his Travis Perkins career, and is a prime example of how hard work, ambition ...
An A-Z (almost!) of workplace wellness
An A-Z (almost!) of workplace wellness
Whether you’re back in the office, on site, in branch, working from home or perhaps looking for your next work opportun...
What does it mean to be a Young Apprentice Ambassador?
What does it mean to be a Young Apprentice Ambassador?
Chantel Marshall started with Travis Perkins as a Management Apprentice in 2015 and hasn’t looked back. Now, she’...
How to look after your mental wellbeing at work and home
How to look after your mental wellbeing at work and home
As life continues to be impacted by Covid-19, many of us are looking for ways to support our mental health. Whether you&rsquo...
Supporting wellbeing during COVID-19
Supporting wellbeing during COVID-19
Mental, physical and emotional wellbeing should always be a priority but it has become increasingly important since the ...
Case study: Sam Bush, Kitchen Designer
Case study: Sam Bush, Kitchen Designer
When Sam saw a Kitchen Designer job come up at one of our Peterborough branches he knew it would be a great opportunity to pr...
Case study: Mark Harrington, Kitchen Designer
Case study: Mark Harrington, Kitchen Designer
Mark started his journey with us in 2018 at Benchmarx. As a member of Travis Perkins plc, Benchmarx is a part of a leading or...
Case study: Louise Green, Kitchen Designer
Case study: Louise Green, Kitchen Designer
Louise has been working as a Kitchen Designer at Benchmarx Kitchens & Joinery – a company in the Travis Perkins Gro...
How to nail a video interview
How to nail a video interview
In the current climate, it may feel odd to even think about job hunting and interviewing. But for many of us, work life must ...
From apprenticeship to branch manager: Samantha Nice’s career journey
From apprenticeship to branch manager: Samantha Nice’s career journey
At Travis Perkins, we pride ourselves on providing clear career pathways and encouraging colleagues to develop and progress w...
A lawyer’s journey to Travis Perkins
A lawyer’s journey to Travis Perkins
As well as having a multitude of different businesses under its group umbrella, Travis Perkins also offers a wide variety of ...
Running towards greatness: How Gavin Simpson improved his mental health and career at Travis Perkins
Running towards greatness: How Gavin Simpson improved his mental health and career at Travis Perkins
The focus on mental health in the workplace has intensified in recent years, and at Travis Perkins we know how important it i...
Case study: Louise Charlton, Kitchen Designer
Case study: Louise Charlton, Kitchen Designer
Louise has been designing kitchens for over 10 years now but recently brought her career to Benchmarx – a company in th...
What is a finance career at Travis Perkins like?
What is a finance career at Travis Perkins like?
The Travis Perkins finance team is friendly, hard working and always welcoming to new colleagues. Ayesha Amjad joined the bus...
Life as a Finance Business Partner at Travis Perkins
Life as a Finance Business Partner at Travis Perkins
Travis Perkins has a variety of different finance roles providing opportunities for people at every level and with all kinds ...
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...
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 Civils Specialist well before it was known under this name and became a part of the Tra...
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
This means both parents have the option to take leave in a more flexibleway during the early months of having a baby, making ...
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: 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: Jan Bancyzk, Driver & Warehouse Assistant
Case study: Jan Bancyzk, Driver & Warehouse Assistant
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: 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 ...

Latest jobs across our group

HGV Driver Class 2
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Driver
  • Location: Windlesham, Surrey
  • Drive your career forward by getting behind the wheel of one of the UK’s largest fleets and join us on our journey to continue building Britain...What’s in it for me?Full time,
Yard Sales Assistant
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Joining our friendly and hard working family as an Yard Sales Assistant, you'll be on the front line dealing with our customers that come into our yard.  As part of the branch
Tool Hire Manager
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Branch Management & Supervisory
  • Location: Glasgow, City of Glasgow
  • Tool Hire Manager - BSSLocation: Glasgow£Competitive + Benefits (which includes an achievable and market leading annual bonus, contributory pension, life assurance, sharesave
Yard Sales Assistant
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire
  • Joining our friendly and hard working family as an Yard Sales Assistant, you'll be on the front line dealing with our customers that come into our yard.  As part of the branch