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British Gas Announces Management Changes

British Gas Announces Management Changes

31 October 2014

British Gas has today confirmed that Chris Weston, Managing Director, will leave the company on 31 December 2014, following his resignation in May.

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Young People in Yorkshire start careers with new British Gas Apprenticeship Scheme

Young People in Yorkshire start careers with new British Gas Apprenticeship Scheme

29 October 2014

Categories:
Apprentices & training
Skills

  • British Gas launches new Customer Service Apprenticeship scheme at its contact centre in Leeds
  • Its partnership with Leeds City College will recruit nine young people from Yorkshire into the new roles
  • Research commissioned by British Gas shows young people in Leeds are considering apprenticeships over university

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British Gas Energy Trust marks 10 years of helping people out of debt

British Gas Energy Trust marks 10 years of helping people out of debt

28 October 2014

Categories:
Corporate responsibility
Vulnerable support

  • In the last ten years, British Gas has given £75 million to the independent charity to help relieve fuel poverty and provide financial help to people struggling with their bills
  • Money donated to the British Gas Energy Trust has been used to give grants to help 120,000 people over the last decade
  • The Trust also funds other charities to offer debt advice and holistic help to those in need.

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SPEECH: Christine McGourty, Corporate Affairs Director, speaks at the British Gas 'Getting Ready for Winter' Parliamentary Reception

SPEECH: Christine McGourty, Corporate Affairs Director, speaks at the British Gas Getting Ready for Winter Parliamentary Reception

27 October 2014

Good afternoon everyone, and my thanks to Mark for kindly sponsoring and introducing our event today.

On behalf of British Gas, it's a great pleasure to be here - both to launch our Getting Ready for Winter campaign, and to mark a significant milestone for us: the tenth anniversary of the British Gas Energy Trust.

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