City : Work Search Stadium : Local Employers
Below we've listed some of the big local employers, organised by sector! Check out what local employers are out there...
Energy / Skilled Manual
Thames Water: A private utility company that coordinates water supply and waste treatment primarily in the south of England. There have local sites in Reading, as well as sites in Swindon and London.
BP: A multi-national fuel and energy company which have local offices in Pangbourne and Swindon.
SC4 Carpenters: Operating in a 70 mile radius of Basingstoke SC4 Carpenters employ apprentices!
Engineering / Electronics / Science
Network Rail: One of the main railway networks in the UK with a number of jobs available for engineers.
SRG: A leading recruiter of scientific, clinical, and engineering jobs with roles across Berkshire.
Inelco Hunter Limited: A company with local offices in Theale who supply electronic components and solutions.
Newbury Electronics: Another local company specialising in electronic equipment and components.
Food / Beverages
English Provender Company: A company creating food products including dressings, condiments, and marinades with their head office in Newbury.
Compass Group: A multinational foodservice and support services company.
Holroyd Howe: This catering company provides services for independent schools.
PepsiCo: A well-known fast moving consumer goods company that owns a huge number of household brands, including Pepsi, Walkers, and Tropicana.
Greene King: A leading pub retailer with pubs, restraunts, and hotels across Berkshire and the UK.
Finance / Insurance
Ernst & Young: A multi-national professional services firm that provides, among other things, financial services and audit advice to businesses. They have jobs for students and those with professional experience.
PwC: A UK wide services firm who have career options for school and college leavers.
Visa Europe: One of the most widely recognised European payment system brands that have local careers in Reading, Basingstoke, and London.
P&G: With local offices in Reading, P&G offer a wide range of careers in consumer goods.
West Berkshire Council:There are a huge variety of jobs at the local council, from Refuse Management, to Electoral Administration, to Digital Communications, to Teaching roles.
Environment Agency: A public body which has the aim of protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development.
Royal Air Force: One of the main arms of the UK Armed Forces at RAF Benson (between Reading and Oxford) and RAF Northholt (between Slough and London).
Government and Civil Service: You can search for jobs within national Government as well as your local Council.
Dimensions: Careers across Berkshire in support services for those with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs.
Life Carers: LifeCarers is a private home care company with opportunities to become a Care Assistant.
(Don't forget you can use Health Careers NHS to search for a variety of NHS roles across the UK.)
Millenium Hotels: The Millenium chain has a number of hotels in Reading, Slough, and London and would be a great place to start for someone wanting to go into hospitality.
Hilton Hotels: Hilton Worldwide is one of the largest hospitality companies with a variety of hotels across Berkshire.
IHG Careers: Owners of many hotel brands, you can search for local hotel jobs via IHG.
Travel Lodge: A large Hotel chain with over 500 hotels across the UK!
IT / Telecomunications
Micro Focus: A major software company with offices in Newbury and Bracknell.
Vodafone: Another mobile network company with Headquarters in Newbury and offices in Bracknell
Code Wizards: An IT company focused on IT business solutions, based at Arlington Business Park in Theale.
Clearswift: A local Cyber Security company with a variety of roles, not just software developers!
Postal / Delivery
Downton Delivers: Whilst delivery jobs require plenty of travelling about, Downton have offices in Thatcham and offer apprenticeships.
DHL International: A leader in logistics and delivery services with jobs across Berkshire.
Royal Mail: The most well-known delivery service and sole provider of the universal postal service in the UK.
Hermes: A well known courier company with jobs across the UK. You can apply online to be a courier.
Sainsbury's: Job search through Sainsbury's, one of the UK's largest supermarkets.
Tesco: One of the UK's largest supermarket retailers with a wide range of job roles.
Asda: Another of the leading supermarket chains with a variety of stores across Berkshire.
Morrisons: A supermarket retailer with stores across Berkshire including their own bakeries, butchers, and fishmongers.
Amazon: A major on-line retailer with premises across Berkshire.
You can also check your local shops and UK-wide retailers for jobs in local branches!