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Employers with a stand

Website: http://www.academicsltd.co.uk 

A route to your first teaching experience! Academics are a leading national education agency that specialises in the recruitment of permanent, long term, and daily supply teachers and support staff.  

Website: https://www.aldirecruitment.co.uk/

We’re the UK’s fourth largest supermarket, with over 990 stores across the UK and we’ll open our 1000th store in 2023 (not to mention our growing global presence). But we know our success has only been possible thanks to our amazing Aldi colleagues. That's why we celebrate everyone's achievements, offer competitive pay and create great working environments. And that's how we've become a multi award-winning employer - but it's the least we can do. We know that our people make Aldi mean even more.

We have Sandwich Year Placements and Graduate Roles available - come and chat to us at our Aldi stand!

Website: http://www.bet365.com

bet365, the world's leading online betting and gaming company, is a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. Delivering a globally unrivalled online experience to more than 83 million customers in 21 languages.

Website: https://barringtonjames.com/

Barrington James are a global life science recruitment agency, specialising in supporting the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. Boasting ten global offices and a multi million USD investment, we have ambitious growth plans! 

Website: https://concentricsolutions.com/

Concentric is consulting and managed services firm that helps the world's largest organisations become information-driven businesses. We link data, analytics and process to solve complex reporting problems in the office of Finance, enabling better business decisions. We have an internship and graduate programme with an intake for students from backgrounds in AI, machine learning, computer sciences and corporate finance. 

Join metal engineering and technology leaders in innovation
Guided by a strong commitment to innovation and development, Copper Alloys combines entrepreneurial spirit with consistent and visionary strategy, backed up with partnerships that further reinforce its diversity and exceptional capacity in the engineering world of tomorrow.

When joining Copper Alloys, you will be immersed in a culture of innovation and loyalty, sharing our passion for special metals. We’ll provide all the necessary tools and training needed to boost your skills and become a true professional.

You’ll be working with:

•    World-class material production
•    Critical complex components and equipment
•    Global leaders in engineering
•    Advanced and interesting engineering applications

Whether you are specialised in engineering, research, or sales, you will find a wide range of career opportunities waiting for you at Copper Alloys.

We are now welcoming applications for our Graduate Scheme. To find out more information, please get in touch with our recruitment team at careers@copperalloys.net.

Contact: careers@keele.ac.uk

Website: www.keele.ac.uk/careers

Careers and Employability have a commitment to provide careers guidance, advice and information to help you achieve your career plans. Whether you are looking to enter a graduate career, applying for further study or aim to become self-employed we will offer a wide range of services, resources and activities for you.

Website: https://www.dains.com/

Dains is the fastest growing accountancy firm in the Accountancy Age Top 50 + 50 rankings and now ranks 33rd largest nationally. A former winner of the mid-tier firm of the year at the British Accountancy Awards. 

We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we look to provide the best working environment. We listen, learn, and evolve as we strive to make Dains a great place to work.

Website: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/

Register with Get Into Teaching and our dedicated Teacher Training Advice service will give you free support and advice on how you can get into teaching. We’ll help you with everything from keeping you updated with the latest information on financial support, arranging school experience, to preparing a strong application to teacher training.
As a good teacher, you’ll always be in demand. Teaching welcomes talented people from all backgrounds and careers. Teaching is a professional career, where your degree and knowledge really counts and allows you to develop in the areas that you are most passionate about. 
Teaching is a career born from your passion and interest. Turn your passion into a career. Teach.

Website: https://www.djhmittenclarke.co.uk/

We are an award-winning accountancy firm for both our clients and our people, recently being voted one of the best accountancy practices to work for in the UK. Over the last few years, we have been busy building our Great Things Together group through growth and acquisitions, meaning DJH Mitten Clarke has gone from strength to strength!

Our people are our biggest asset, we’ve built a team that we’re extremely proud of. They’re talented, they’re passionate and they’re ambitious – they’re the reason our clients choose us. Our graduate scheme offers you your first-step in accounts, audit and tax, whilst also providing the training, coaching and mentoring you’ll need to become a superstar of the future.

Website: https://www.effectech.co.uk/

EffecTech needs analytical scientists and calibration engineers, to support the continued growth of our business in the UK and internationally. We are looking for individuals with a professional/academic achievement in chemistry or a related physical science at BSc level. Knowledge and experience of gas chromatography would be advantageous, however a genuine interest in mathematics and science is more important. 

EffecTech is a global leader in gas measurement with laboratory facilities in the UK. Supporting the bridge to an economy based upon 100% renewable energy, EffecTech plays a key role in the global measurement system ensuring traceability and accuracy of the analysis of transition fuels. We train our staff to be world experts in a wide range of gas measurement instrumentation.

EffecTech is a sister company of BOC, the largest supplier of industrial, medical and special gases in the UK and Ireland. Both EffecTech and BOC are part of the Linde Group, a leading global industrial gases and engineering company.

Website: https://careers.enterprise.co.uk/employee-profiles

Enterprise started life as a small business. Now it’s one of the largest “small” businesses in the world, with 9,500+ branches globally, an annual turnover of $22.5 billion and the biggest rental car fleet on the planet.

Our people drive our ongoing success. From our graduates to our senior leaders, we give everyone the freedom to explore their potential, and the opportunities they need to rise to new challenges and take their skills to the next level – because their growth is what makes our growth possible. 

Join us, and you'll help us write the next chapter of our success story.

Website: https://www.geotechnics.co.uk/

Geotechnics is one of the UKs largest independent Ground Investigation companies employing over 100 people across four offices in Leeds, Chester, Coventry and Exeter covering projects throughout the UK matching the right equipment and experienced personnel for each project wherever the project may be.  

Established in1983 to provide the full spectrum of geotechnical investigation and advisory services delivering innovative, award winning, quality and environment assured, sustainable solutions based on a culture of ongoing training, innovation and investment in our personnel and partnering with our wide client base. 

Website:  https://www.housingplusgroup.co.uk/

Housing Plus Group is a leading provider of homes across a range of tenures, to meet identified housing needs. We also deliver regulated care services and technology-enabled support to help people live independently in their own homes. We offer rewarding careers for around 1000 colleagues, many of whom live in the communities we serve.  

We are focused on building a resilient organisation providing even better services for customers and are inspired and guided by our CLARITY values: Communication, Learning, Accountable, Respectful, Inclusive, Trust and You. 

Following recent significant growth and change at Housing Plus Group, we are delighted to have been recognised with 1 Star accreditation by Best Companies, reflecting very good levels of workplace engagement and a great place to work. 

Our dedicated and diverse colleagues are critical to our success. We value our people and offer them challenging and worthwhile careers providing a sense of achievement in a vital sector. It is important that we offer opportunities to inspire our people to help us to make a positive difference to our customers’ homes, lives and communities.

Website: https://idns.co.uk/

IDNS is a privately owned company based in Bolton. They have been at the forefront of technology design, integration, and implementation for over 30 years and are a multi-award-winning company. 

IDNS are experts in delivering digital transformation across education, healthcare and local government. They aim to put back into society more than they take out by pioneering technological change, delivering social value and embedding sustainability into everything they do.

Website: https://www.jcb.com/en-gb/about/careers

JCB is a company focused on the future. We are always innovating, pushing boundaries and setting the standard. We can do this because our people share vision, enthusiasm and the drive to get things done. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of construction equipment in the world.

We design, develop, manufacture and assemble more than 300 different products over four continents. This means we can offer a variety of experience for anyone on our Early Careers schemes that you simply won’t find anywhere else.

Website: https://knste-shaw.org.uk/

Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education is a Primary Teaching programme leading to the following awards:
-Post-Graduate Certificate in Education with recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status
-Professional Graduate Certificate in Education with recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status
-Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) only

The programme can be studied either full time or via our 2 year flexible course and is offered by Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education and through the Golden Thread Teaching School hub. We are a small provider, with a nurturing ethos and an amazing partnership of schools. Our vision ‘Rooted In Evidence, Reaching for Excellence’; underpins our offer of a distinctive combination of subject specialisms rather than a purely generalist training combined with a strong emphasis on high quality school-based input.

Website: https://www.lainternational.com/

LA International is a multi-award winning Digital and Technology Resourcing and Project Solutions Consultancy, and a European market leader in the provision of Technology, Business and Project/Programme Management services. We are seeking graduates to join our academy programme to take their first steps into the recruitment industry.

Website: https://lilaconnect.co.uk/

LilaConnect provides full fibre broadband.

Website: https://www.nnl.co.uk/

As the UK’s national laboratory for nuclear fission, NNL is harnessing nuclear science to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges – from achieving 
deep decarbonisation to delivering lifesaving healthcare. 

Our two-year Graduate Programme offers the opportunity to join us as a permanent employee in a variety of roles – from technical to scientific to project management and security. With a starting salary of over £36,000, our graduates work on challenging projects, alongside industry experts, to expand knowledge, strengthen skills and develop their career. 

Website: https://www.new-era.uk/

The New Era Domestic Abuse service operates across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, providing free, confidential support for all those affected by domestic abuse.  Aiming to end relationship abuse, New Era focuses on prevention and early intervention as well as targeted and acute support for victims and their families. It also offers help to anyone who is displaying unhealthy or abusive behaviour within their relationship and wants to change this.

Website: Omnicom Health Group | Careers Center | Welcome (icims.com)

Omnicom Health Group is the largest healthcare marketing and communications group in the world. We blend scientific expertise with passionate creativity to drive innovation and advance health across the globe. The experts across our network do science differently, and so can you!  

Our agencies partner with some of the world’s most influential bio-pharmaceutical organisations that bring people, brands, ideas, and innovation together to change real lives in extraordinary ways. 

Website: https://www.earlycareers.ornua.com/graduate-programme/

Ornua (meaning “new gold”) is Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, proudly bringing the unique taste of Irish dairy to the world for over 55 years. Ornua operates from 10 business units worldwide, including 16 production facilities, and has sales and marketing teams working in-market across all four corners of the globe.

The Group is structured across two divisions: Ornua Foods and Ornua Ingredients. Our co-operative ethos lies at the heart of how we do business as a purpose and values-led organization, creating value for Irish dairy farming families. Our Values lie at the core of everything we do. Our five values encourage us to Seek and Embrace New Ideas, Make It Happen, Be Our True Selves, Show You Care, and Achieve Great Things Together.

Website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/probation-service/about 

The Probation Service is a statutory criminal justice service that supervises offenders released into the community, which protecting the public. The West Midlands Probation Region covers Birmingham, Coventry, the Black Country, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire.

You can find more information about what we do here: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/probation-service/about 


 Website: https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/postgraduatestudy/

Our postgraduate courses combine advanced level tuition with, if you choose a full master’s course, the completion of a research project and dissertation under the guidance of your tutor. In most courses, you will take a mix of core and elective modules so that you can tailor your programme to your own interests. 

Website: https://www.radwell.co.uk/en-GB/careers

As the world's leading provider of spare parts and repair solutions in industrial electronics, robotics and automation, we have been supporting our customers in maintaining their systems for more than 40 years. Thanks to our constantly growing stock of currently more than 35+ million parts globally and decades of cooperation with well-known manufacturers, our customers benefit from comprehensive solutions and fast response times.

We are currently represented worldwide, our HQ is in New Jersey, USA.

Website: https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/our-organisation/the-fighting-arms/royal-marines

The Royal Marines are the UK's Commando Force and the Royal Navy's own amphibious troops. They are an elite fighting force, optimised for worldwide rapid response and are able to deal with a wide spectrum of threats and security challenges.

Website: https://careers.staffordshire.police.uk/inclusive/

Staffordshire Police have a variety of Police Staff and Police officers roles. We are a disability confident employer and encourage applications from all the protected characteristics. 

Website: https://www.stoke.gov.uk/

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff who deliver 700 services to more than 260,000 residents. Our city comprises of six towns: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. We are a city of strengths, with a proud heritage and bright future.

We have undergone significant changes over the last few years. New ways of working have already transformed many service areas and we are determined to continue to develop more innovative approaches to ensure that we can maximise the benefits of transformation. We are embracing technological innovation to improve the way we communicate with our customers and we will use the insights we gain to help shape future changes and ensure that we deliver responsive, joined-up services which are sufficiently outcome-focused to achieve our strategic priorities. Our approach is work in partnership wherever possible, deep in local communities.

The City Council has a fantastic team of dedicated council members and officers who are passionate and ambitious about our brilliant city and its future. We have an enthusiastic, experienced and effective senior management team with a dynamic and ambitious political leadership – none of whom are afraid to challenge. 

This is an exciting time to join us here at Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

Website: https://www.tecman.co.uk/

Here at Tecman, we’re more than Microsoft Dynamics 365 experts. We’re business experts too! We focus on helping our customers achieve their company objectives and how technology can help. 

We understand the challenges facing manufacturers and distributors. We have tried and tested expertise across Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Dynamics 365 CRM, the Microsoft Power Platform and the underlying infrastructure and cloud platform. And we work as one team to bring it all together to help our customers succeed. 

So if you’re passionate about technology and the business benefits it can deliver, want to work in an industry sector that never stops changing or growing and work for a company where the whole team is truly “in it together”, then come and see us to find out more!

Website: https://www.co-operativebank.co.uk/ 

As the original ethical bank, it's our ongoing commitment to our planet, our people, and our communities that underpins who we are and how we operate. And it always will.

Website: https://www.law.ac.uk/

More law students have chosen The University of Law than any other UK university in 2021 (HESA 2020/21). Our innovative postgraduate law courses are designed and taught by lawyers with real commercial experience and have a strong emphasis on building the practical skills that employers are looking for. With options to study full-time or part-time at one of our many campuses, or online, we offer flexibility to suit your needs.

Website: https://upreach.org.uk/

upReach helps disadvantaged students from across the UK realise their potential by providing personalised programmes of support. If you are an undergraduate student, you could be eligible to apply for a programme of support to boost your employability. If you are a graduate and interested in the Charity and Social Impact sector, you can learn more about our Graduate Scheme: Future Charity Leaders Programme.

Website: https://vccpstoke.com/

VCCP Stoke Academy are a nonprofit with a mission to make the advertising and creative industries more accessible and socially diverse through valuable work-experience opportunities, skills training and career guidance.

Wardell Armstrong LLP is a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy with 13 offices across the UK employing approximately 500 staff. At the heart of our business lies a group of outstanding people. Working together with our clients, we deliver solutions to challenging problems in Mining & Minerals, Infrastructure & Energy, and Property & Development.

 Website: https://rskgroup.com/

RSK is a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions. Our family of more than 200 environmental, engineering and technical services businesses works together to provide practical solutions to some of the greatest challenges societies have ever faced. These challenges, and the responses to them, are perhaps best captured by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: “a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future”.

Website: https://www.thompsonwright.co.uk/

With offices located in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Hale and Leek, Thompson Wright is among the leading firms of Chartered Accountants in the Midlands and the North West of England.  Established in 1975, Thompson Wright has grown significantly over the years and is now an eight partner practice. We are dedicated to giving our clients the best support and advice but this would not be possible without the experience and knowledge of our team.  We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who want to take their careers to the next level.

Website: https://www.zesteducation.co.uk/

We are a specialist education agency, supplying teachers and support staff to nurseries, schools and alternative provisions across Staffordshire and the West Midlands.

Website: https://www.rsmuk.com/

RSM is a global leading Audit, Tax and Consulting adviser to mid-market business leaders. We pride ourselves on delivering a premium service to our clients, by building trusting, long lasting relationships with them. 

Our Early Careers programmes challenge you from day one. We value creativity, dynamism, and energy, and want you to share our exacting standards. In return, you can count on us to be by your side every step of your journey. 

We’re looking for ambitious graduates from all backgrounds to grow with us and make an impact. 

At RSM, ‘impact’ isn’t a buzzword. It’s something we consider all the time, in both our day-to-day actions, and when making the big decisions about our future. Making an impact means caring for our planet, our people, and our society, through various initiatives, including our volunteering scheme, supporting charities, pledging to achieve net zero by 2023, and focusing on employee welling. 

We run graduate programmes in Audit, Tax and Consulting, so you can choose the area that’s right for you. Whichever pathway you choose, you’ll be supported through the relevant professional qualifications and training at every step.  

You’ll enjoy a combination of on-the-job learning and structured graduate training, in a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking. You’ll be a key member of our team from day one, contributing to client work and projects and learning about a variety of businesses and sectors. 

Website: https://the-mtc.org/

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established in 2010 as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry. It represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and, after four years of planning and a 16 month build, the facility opened at Ansty Park in Coventry at the end of 2011.

Website: https://www.wincanton.co.uk/

Wincanton is a leading supply chain partner for British business. A trusted partner to many of the UK’s most recognisable brands and influential public bodies. Through a wealth of experience and knowledge Wincanton provides business critical services including storage, handling and distribution; high volume eFulfilment; retailer ‘dark stores’; two-person home delivery; fleet and transport management; and network optimisation for many of the UK’s best-known companies.

Whilst these organisations were unable to attend in person this year, they are still keen to hear from you.

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