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Hardware Group launches Aim High, Go Far ‘performance-related play’ reward scheme

Hardware Group has today launched a ‘performance-related play’ talent initiative to reward the best performers from the Hardware Group UK. Our aim is to develop an engaged workforce who feel inspired to deliver excellent results, and who are strongly aligned to the aspirations of our organisation. All employees will be given personal objectives which align to company-measured metrics and will also be measured on how well they uphold our CHAMPION core values. Our UK employees will have an opportunity to enjoy this…

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Proud sponsors of Bliss Baby Bikers: Part Deux

Hardware Group is proud to have been a Gold sponsor of Bliss Baby Bikers: Part Deux (BBB2), a group who cycled 550 miles from Paris to Nice to raise money for two charities. Setting off on 18th September, the group cycled south from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to arrive at the Promenade d’Anglais in Nice six days later. These 21 Bliss Baby Bikers cyclists raised £26,600 for two charities, Bliss and The Ashley Scrivens Foundation. Bliss is the UK charity working to…

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Hardware Group sponsors students to visit The Farm Project

Hardware Group sponsored students from The Peak Academy for their three-day visit to The Farm Project at Abbey Home Farm last week. It was an exciting opportunity to fully experience going behind-the-scenes at a working farm. The Dursley-based Peak Academy motivates and engages children to believe in themselves through matching the care and education to meet their needs. Abbey Home Farm is committed to organic practices and passionate about connecting the local community – especially children and young people – with…

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Hardware Group’s Apprentices Feature In Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

To mark National Apprenticeship Week Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard speaks to three of Hardware Group’s apprentices from Cirencester College about the success of the scheme. Read the full article ‘Apprenticeships are proving a popular way into a job’ featured in Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard. Jordan Selby, 19, studies accounting at Cirencester College and works at Hardware Group from Tuesday to Friday, taking weekends and Mondays off to study. He is in the first year of his three-year course. He said: “The apprenticeship scheme suited me…

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Hardware Group Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Hardware Group are celebrating the positive impact apprenticeships have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy during National Apprenticeship Week 2016 (NAW 2016) – 14 to 18 March. Apprenticeships embody one simple idea, “Opportunity” Eddie Murray, Talent Acquisition Partner at Hardware Group comments: “Apprenticeships are a fantastic opportunity for young people to gain hands on experience in the workplace whilst getting industry recognised qualifications.  Developing our current and future workforce is fundamental to the success of the Groups’ immediate and future business s growth…

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Hardware South Africa Project Water Drop

On Friday the 22nd January 2016 staff from Hardware South Africa responded to an announcement from Jacaranda FM that they were launching Project Water Drop, an initiative to donate and transport water to Lichtenburg in the North West. The initiative, which partnered with ‘Water Shortage South Africa’ was created to help people that had been severely affected by the recent drought. Hardware South Africa employees rallied together to collect and donate water with the local community, which totaled over 2 Million…

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Hardware Group Support Swindon Community Radio

Hardware Group are proud to be supporting Swindon 105.5 community radio. The not for profit radio station broadcasting in Swindon (UK) and online provides pro-active community education and works on projects with multiple schools, colleges and universities. The station provides courses and sessions for people with a wide range of disabilities as well as providing new skills for the unemployed. In 2014 the radio station was awarded the Queens award for Voluntary Services….

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Hardware Group’s Dean Sanders Takes Part In Ultimate White Collar Boxing For Cancer Research

Hardware Group’s HP Vendor Manager, Dean Sanders takes part in Ultimate White Collar Boxing  for Cancer Research on Saturday 5th December. Origination of White Collar Boxing For generations boxing has been the biggest form of training and sports that all ages, backgrounds and social circles can not only enjoy but also take part in. White Collar Boxing originated in the legendary Gleason’s gym in New York in 1988. The first contest was held between Dr. Richard Novak an attorney and Dr. David…

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Hardware Group Helps South African Children Have a Brighter Future

Hardware Group is proud to help the children of Laerskool Morester Primary School, South Africa by supporting them with books and trolleys. With many of the children coming from squatter camps, education provides them with a way out of poverty and the opportunity to have a brighter future. Watch the video made by the children. Laerskool Morester Primary School comments on the support from Hardware Group; “Laerskool Morester Primary is a school situated on the outskirts of Springs. We have currently 1054 black African learners from various…

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Hardware Group Gives Cancer A Kick

Hardware Group was proud to sponsor the FiberCupen 2015 Football tournament which raised over NOK 200,000 for the Nordic Cancer Union and the Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer campaign. The tournament took place on the 25th September 2015 at the Viking Stadium in Stravanger, Norway and involved teams playing a series of traditional and bubble football matches. Attending from Hardware Group was Thomas Olafsen, Sales Director from HardwareLifecycle in the Nordics….

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