Tag / scotland
Press Releases • May 10, 2018 08:00 BST
BT is on the lookout for 15 young people in Glasgow who are ready to kick-start their working life with a free work placement.
Press Releases • Apr 18, 2018 15:51 BST
BT is on the lookout for 15 young people in Aberdeen who are ready to kick-start their working life with a free work placement.
Press Releases • Mar 29, 2018 10:00 BST
Coding clubs have been launched in more Renfrewshire schools in a bid to interest local pupils in computing careers – and help stem Scotland’s digital skills gap. West College Scotland has scooped a BT-supported grant from digital skills charity Digital Xtra Fund to extend its coding club initiative in Renfrewshire high schools.
Press Releases • Mar 22, 2018 10:00 GMT
If you’re planning to donate money to Sport Relief during Friday’s telethon, there’s a sporting chance your call might be answered in Dundee. Around 100 big-hearted BT and EE staff are turning their offices at Telephone House in Ward Road into a Sport Relief pledge centre, taking it in turns to answer calls after giving up their Friday evening.
Press Releases • Mar 21, 2018 10:00 GMT
BT is creating 76 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs across Scotland as part of a new UK-wide drive to recruit the best tech talent available. Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Greenock are among the areas to benefit.
Press Releases • Mar 12, 2018 09:00 GMT
BT has appointed a Chief Information Officer for Scotland to work with its major corporate and public sector customers. Simon Haston joins BT from Aberdeen City Council, where he was head of IT and transformation, as BT further strengthens its major corporate and public sector business.
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2018 09:30 GMT
EE trials new 4G antenna solution – providing rural homes with superfast broadband as fast as fibre for the first time. 4G antenna and professional installation service will be available nationwide from 9 February. With 4G coverage in more places than any other operator, EE could help 580,000 UK homes, including 80,000 in Scotland, gain access to high speed connectivity.
Scottish businesses urged to compete in BT and Cabinet Office search for small companies with big tech ideas
Press Releases • Feb 08, 2018 10:00 GMT
BT has launched a competition for small and medium businesses in partnership with the Cabinet Office and TechHub to find the latest innovations to boost digital public services, defence and retail.
Press Releases • Feb 05, 2018 10:05 GMT
Young people kick-starting their careers on a free work placement with BT in Edinburgh have been congratulated by Joe FitzPatrick MSP. The three-week course, combining hands-on work experience, tech know how, coaching and training, was open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
Press Releases • Feb 05, 2018 10:00 GMT
Young people in Dundee have been kick-starting their careers on a free work placement with BT – and local MSP Joe FitzPatrick was there to help them graduate. The three-week course, combining hands-on work experience, tech know how, coaching and training, was open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
Press Releases • Jan 29, 2018 14:03 GMT
The licensee at a famous Edinburgh pub has been named BT Sport’s Manager of the Month for forging close ties with Hearts – despite being a huge fan of rivals Hibs
Press Releases • Jan 23, 2018 10:00 GMT
Half of Scottish primary schools have signed up to an initiative to boost tech literacy in the classroom in its first year – and today a campaign was launched to reach the rest. In the year since its launch, volunteers have delivered 210 free Barefoot Computing workshops to 3,000 teachers across Scotland, reaching around 82,000 Scottish school children.
Press Releases • Dec 04, 2017 07:00 GMT
BT Group has become the first-ever employer in Scotland to be awarded the highest possible marks in a review of its Modern Apprenticeship scheme by HM Inspectors. The company received ‘Excellent’ gradings in all five areas* assessed during the review, which was undertaken by HM Inspectors from Education Scotland.
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2017 11:00 GMT
BT is on the lookout for young people in Glasgow who are ready to kick-start their working life with a free work placement. The three-week course in November, combining hands-on work experience with coaching and training, is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
Press Releases • Oct 13, 2017 12:05 BST
Half a dozen intrepid cyclists from BT’s two Highland contact centres in Thurso and Alness have raised more than £1000 for the Highland Hospice thanks to a gruelling, sponsored cycle ride between the centres.
Press Releases • Sep 15, 2017 12:30 BST
More than 2,100 homes and businesses in Duns are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. enior pupils from Duns Primary School and Councillor Mark Rowley helped to unveil the latest street cabinet.
Press Releases • Sep 05, 2017 13:00 BST
MSP Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, visited BT’s Thurso contact centre to see at first hand the benefits it has brought to the Caithness economy.