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National Grid

National Grid is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. They play a vital role in providing energy to millions of customers across Great Britain and the Northeast US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner
Mike Westcott, Group Human Resources Director, National Grid

Mike joined National Grid in January 2007 as Group HR Director. Mike is responsible for setting and delivering the global HR... Read more

Kate van der Plank, Head of UK Community Action, National Grid

Kate leads National Grid’s UK community action programme which includes employee volunteering, citizenship and charity... Read more

Stuart Bailey, Head of Sustainability and Climate Change, National Grid

Stuart has held managerial positions within National Grid across technical and commercial disciplines, covering both... Read more

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14 July 2015 02:30 pm
We look back at the Responsible Business Gala Dinner 2015 and some of the things you may have missed.     1. National Grid brought its energy to the evening These centrepieces were generating...
17 December 2014 11:04 am
Carmen Watson, Chairperson, Pertemps writes about how traineeships have helped her company tackle youth unemployment. Although youth unemployment is decreasing, the current rate of 16.2 per cent is...
28 November 2014 12:59 pm
On the anniversary of Step Up To Serve and Generation Talent, Steven Holliday, Chief Executive of National Grid and Chair of the Talent and Skills Leadership Team makes the case for youth friendly...


09 February 2016 10:06 am
On Friday 29 January, BITC convened a Prince's Seeing is Believing Visit to show some of the region’s major employers the key role they can play in tackling the education attainment and employability of young people in the North West.
07 July 2015 09:18 am
The Responsible Business Gala Dinner 2015 was on July 7, but don't worry if you couldn't make it - read our coverage from the night below.
30 June 2015 04:51 pm
Last Saturday saw Business in the Community (BITC) members sponsoring and participating in Pride, joining the thousands attending events and showing their support for the LGBTQ+ community.