British Gas trebles its number of apprentices

Phillips, Lucy
September 2008
People Management;9/18/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p9
The article reports on the decision by British Gas to treble its recruitment of apprentice engineers, creating 1,600 new jobs. The British energy company will invest £40 million in the training of the new recruits, helping to solve a shortfall of 20,000 domestic gas engineers. Two state-of-the-art training academies will be opened in Scotland and Leicester in 2009, adding to the firm's three existing centers.


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