More ladies fork out for training

April 18, 2017 | posted in: BJB NEWS | by

2017 has seen a definite increase in the number of women wanting to learn to drive a forklift truck. At BJB Lift Trucks training centre in Grimsby, there has recently been a noticeable first with an all-female counterbalance novice course. Kristina Beel, Kelly Atkinson and Petya Shopova all decided they wanted to learn a new..

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BJB supporting Humber LEP Skills Pledge

Investment in employee training and skills is a top priority for BJB Lift Trucks. The Grimsby-based materials handling equipment specialist encourages its workforce to put forward suggestions for training or skills enhancement courses they would like to undertake. The significant investments made by BJB Lift Trucks have twice been recognised by the Hull and Humber..

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Welcome back Nikki!

April 7, 2015 | posted in: BJB NEWS | by

BJB Lift Trucks are delighted to announce Nikki Hale has returned to the company to take up the position of Marketing Manager. Having previously worked for the Grimsby-based firm for 4 years, Nikki had heard about how the company was continuing to grow and felt the time was right to return. Her past 12 months..

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Well done Train2Work!

March 20, 2015 | posted in: BJB NEWS | by

Train2Work (T2W) continues to support unemployed members of the community find full and part time employment. Thus far T2W has helped over 400 individuals gain valuable new skills as well as enhance existing skills in support of their job search, it doesn’t end there however. All staff members are passionate in supporting those looking for..

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BJB Lift Trucks hot shots on target

BJB Lift Trucks staff showed off their shooting skills at a recent activity day held for learners from their funded training division, Train2Work. The event, held at The Linden Homes Club, was kindly facilitated by a brilliant team from the Get Hooked on Positive Activities (GHoPA) charity. Groups of five were able to participate in..

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Joint presentation for BJB employees

June 13, 2013 | posted in: BJB NEWS, forklift servicing, forklift training | by

Two members of the BJB Lift Trucks team had cause to celebrate recently at a presentation held at The Linden Homes Club. Alex Flowers (20) was marking the end of his 4 year apprenticeship. Colleague Pat McMurray (65), who had mentored Alex in electronics, accepted some gifts to mark his contribution to Alex’s apprenticeship and..

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Rewards for dedicated learners

Dedicated learners who attended all their training sessions at BJB Lift Trucks funded training division, Train2Work, had cause to celebrate when their names were entered into a prize draw for supermarket gift cards. With a first prize of £50, there was much interest in the draw held on completion of their course. Two groups of..

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Jobs fair an attraction for BJB!

Representatives from BJB Lift Trucks and Train2Work attended a local jobs fair aimed highlighting employment and training opportunities available to job seekers. The event was organised by In-Training, an organisation that BJB has close ties with, was held at In-Training’s Armstrong Street branch in Grimsby. Funded Training and HR manager, Kim Bottomley, explained, “We have..

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BJB support growth at Humber LEP launch

Representatives from BJB Lift Trucks joined other regional industry leaders at the launch of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s latest round of funding. The prestigious event, held at the refurbished Baths Hall in Scunthorpe, saw MP’s, councillors and business leaders networking before a series of informative speeches. The packed hall heard from Minister of State..

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