City : Work Search Grandstand : Local Employers
Below we've listed some of the big local employers, organised by sector! Check out what local employers are out there...
Distribution and Logistics
UKMail: The largest independent parcels, mail and logistics services company within the UK, offering delivery solutions locally and worldwide.
Hermes: A well known courier company with jobs across the UK. You can apply online to be a courier.
DHL International: A leader in logistics and delivery services with jobs across Berkshire.
Royal Mail: The most well-known delivery service and sole provider of the Universal Service in the UK.
Energy and Utilities
SSE: A major UK energy supplier with vacancies from apprenticeships to experienced roles across Berkshire.
Thames Water: A private utility company that manages the water supply and waste treatment primarily in the south of England. There are frequently local jobs available in Reading, Slough, and Swindon.
Food and Beverages
Compass Group: A multinational foodservice and support services company.
PepsiCo: A well-known fast moving consumer goods company that owns a huge number of household brands, including Pepsi, Walkers and Tropicana, with a Berkshire office in Reading.
Greene King: A company owner of pubs, restraunts, and hotels across the UK.
Mars: A manufacturer of confectionary, food brands, and pet food based in Slough.
GSK: A leading pharmaceutical company with local offices in Maidenhead and Slough.
Ragus Sugars Manufacturing Ltd: A global sugars manufacturing and distribution company local to Slough.
Financial Services / Insurance
Bibby Financial Services: A leading UK independent invoice finance provider, supporting the growth of 7,000 businesses.
Haines Watts: A chartered accountancy firm who specialise in advising and supporting business owners.
Ernst & Young: A multinational professional services firm with an office in Reading that provides, among other things, financial services and audit advice to businesses. They have jobs for students or those with professional experience.
PwC: A UK wide services firm who have career options for school and college leavers with offices in Reading and Uxbridge.
Visa Europe: One of the most widely recognized european payment system brands that have local careers in Reading, Basingstoke, and London.
RBWM: The local council providing a large number of jobs in the local area, from teaching, to social care, to office roles.
Environment Agency: A public body which has the aim of protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development.
Government and Civil Service: You can search for jobs within national Government as well as your local Council.
Royal Air Force: One of the main arms of the UK Armed Forces at RAF Benson (between Reading and Oxford) and RAF Northholt (between Slough and London).
Frimley Heath NHS Foundation Trust: Provides hospital services to a large and diverse population of more than 450,000 which includes Ascot, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Slough, South Buckinghamshire and Windsor.
Dimensions: Careers across Berkshire in support services for those with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs.
Life Carers: LifeCarers is a private home care company with opportunities to become a Care Assistant in Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
(Don't forget you can use Health Careers NHS to search for a variety of NHS roles across the UK.)
Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5: Slough’s new premier hotel located in Poyle offers a great place to start for someone interested in working within hospitality.
Marriott Hotels: The Marriott chain has a number of hotels around the Slough area and would be a great place to start for someone wanting to go into hospitality.
Millenium Hotels: The Millenium chain has a number of hotels in Reading, Slough, and London and would be a great place to start for someone wanting to go into hospitality.
Hilton Hotels: Hilton Worldwide is one of the largest hospitality companies in the world with a 95-year history as pioneers in the industry.
IT and Telecommunications
O2: A mobile network company with an office based in Slough.
CISCO: A multinational IT company that specialises in designing and providing networking equipment.
Microsoft: A multinational company that is a market leader in developing technology.
Oracle: An integrated business software and hardware software company.
Symantec: A company which supports businesses in managing in an information-driven professional environment.
BT: One of the world's largest telecommunication companies and certainly a household name!
Tesco: Slough has one of the largest Tesco supermarkets in Europe, with a dedicated pharmacy, opticians, dentist and phone shop. Tesco Plc employs over 500,000 across 12 territories.
Nicholsons Shopping Centre: Windsor's main shopping centre with a variety of retail outlets and job opportunities in security and maintainence.
John Lewis Partnership: The JLP covers both John Lewis and Waitrose Stores and offers a variety of roles between the two.
(You can also search for local careers via supermarket or retailers own career websites - you could also inquire in your local store as to whether they know of any job openings)
Science and innovation
Johnson & Johnson: A manufacturer of health & medical products with a offices in Wokingham and Maidenhead.
Reckitt Benckiser: A global innovator, manufacturer and distributor of high quality consumer brands including Dettol and Nurofen.
AkzoNobel: A manufacturer of paint amongst other products and based in Slough.
UCB: A global biopharmaceutical company, with a focus on neurology and immunology.
Lonza: As a worldwide leader supplying the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with biopharmaceuticals, Lonza furnishes different markets with state-of-the-art products, services, and research.
SRG: A leading recruiter of scientific, clinical, and engineering jobs with roles across Berkshire.
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