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Dyserth eco-school given ‘green’ thumbs up by Chris Ruane MP

Dyserth eco-school given ‘green’ thumbs up by Chris Ruane MP

05 March 2015

Categories:
Generation Green

A Dyserth school which won a £65,000 energy makeover from British Gas’ Generation Green competition is reaping the benefits of the work, one year on since it was completed.

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British Gas Searches For New Sparks To Join Staines Apprenticeship Scheme

British Gas Searches For New Sparks To Join Staines Apprenticeship Scheme

02 March 2015

Categories:
Apprentices & training
Innovation
Skills

  • British Gas is offering a two year Information Technology (IT) apprenticeship
  • Seven new roles will be based at the company’s offices in Staines
  • An open day will take place during National Apprenticeship Week to officially launch the recruitment drive
  • The apprentices will gain a Level 4 apprenticeship on completing the programme

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Brummies becoming more energy savvy according to British Gas Research

Brummies becoming more energy savvy according to British Gas Research

27 February 2015

Categories:
Energy efficiency
The Green Deal

  • 87 per cent want to change their energy habits to cut down on their bills
  • Half of all residents want energy saving to be a priority at home
  • Half of all Birmingham residents try and save energy at home, though only three per cent knew how much insulation could save
  • Residents could save up to £4,000 of the total cost of solid wall, which helps keep homes warmer for longer and could save up to £270 on energy bills a year

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Boiler breakdowns put jobs in hot water

Boiler breakdowns put jobs in hot water

26 February 2015

Categories:
Service & repair

  • Nine million Brits have called in sick, taken unplanned holiday or arrived late to work because of a winter-related home emergency - such as a broken boiler or burst pipe
  • Time away from work arranging winter repairs amounts to over 12 working days over a career
  • One in 10 employees worry that taking time off could prevent them getting a promotion, a pay rise or could even cost them their job
  • British Gas engineers are ready to reach homes quickly when things go wrong, with its service and repair engineers visiting 237,202 households already this winter

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