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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 ...
COVID-19 KEEPING YOU INFORMED
COVID-19 KEEPING YOU INFORMED
The COVID-19 situation continues to develop rapidly, and in the light of the latest Government guidance, and in order to prot...
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
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: 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 ...
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...
How to make the most of your job search in the modern age
How to make the most of your job search in the modern age
The way that we hunt for jobs has changed massively in the past ten years. Whereas before we’d be trawling local newspa...
Chantel, Apprentice Mentor
Chantel, Apprentice Mentor
Chantel joined Travis Perkins in 2015 as a Management Apprentice, having graduated from her Programme she has now progressed ...
Matthew, Management Apprentice
Matthew, Management Apprentice
My name is Matthew Whiteside i am 31 years old, i have played rugby for the past 18 years at different levels. Also i have be...

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Customer Service/Sales Expert
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