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February 13, 2019

What intelligence can do for the water-utility sector

With advancements in technology, there has never been a better time to enhance the knowledge and skills of those staff in analytical roles. Intelligence analysis training […]
February 12, 2019

Sustainable Water: How to play your part in saving our precious natural resource

Sustainability is an important matter in today’s environment, with the utility sector making big changes to tackle the impact of climate change. The water industry is […]
January 22, 2019

The benefits of apprenticeships for existing employees

Apprenticeships used to be the only way for young people to learn a skills-based trade or get into particular industries. That is no longer the case […]
December 4, 2018

Apprenticeship Levy: Use it or lose it

The Apprenticeship Levy was introduced on 6th April 2017, yet in the first 18 months, employers had only used 14% of their funds. The Skills Minister, […]
November 8, 2018

The impact of ignoring a skills gap in your organisation

In the day-to-day operations of your business, it can be easy to misjudge the extent of any skills gaps, perhaps presuming the individuals will learn on-the-job and […]
October 11, 2018

The cyber security threat facing the water utility sector

With Cyber Awareness Month underway, we thought we would revisit the ‘2017-2021 Water Sector Cyber Security Strategy’ – published by the Department for Environment Food & […]
September 12, 2018

How water companies are playing their part to support our wildlife and environment

Water is precious to our environment and the wildlife that roams it, so with National Wildlife Day occurring earlier this month on 4th September, we thought […]
August 20, 2018

Watertrain’s Apprentices at Northumbrian Water

Here is one of Watertrain’s apprentices at Northumbrian Water talking about his role in a multiagency safety exercise and of his apprenticeship as a whole..