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Hanging With The Sheriff

13.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s Friday and it’s time to get our glad-rags on! But we had a very special event earlier this week that gave us another perfect excuse to dress up. On Monday 9th April, the UKFast Training and Education Team was presented with a High Sheriff’s Award Certificate. The award recognises valuable services which have enhanced the life of the Greater Manchester Community and incredible personal achievements which are an inspiration to others. High Sheriff Gerry Yeung met our team at his Greater Manchester’s Awards Ceremony and dinner to give them the certificate. We couldn’t be more honoured to receive it…

The Facts & Stats Behind UKFast’s 0.9% Mean Gender Pay Gap

6.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

Unless you’ve been stranded in a Siberian log cabin recently, you’ll know that this week the news has been taken over by the gender pay gap results. Thousands of companies from across the UK have had their heads down getting…

Fighting Fit: The 5 Benefits of an Office Gym

6.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

Dumbbells? Check. Running shoes? Check. Free gym for life? Check! Tomorrow, Saturday 7th April, is World Health Day and we’re already flexing our muscles. Many of our team members are massively into health and fitness – if you’re not in…

Meet the UKFast Happy Campers!

23.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Tuesday was not only the first day of spring (hurray!), it was also the UN International Day of Happiness. When visitors come into our offices, they always tell us just how friendly and happy everyone is, and they’re definitely not…

Get your head down on World Sleep Day!

16.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Raring to go? All coffee-d up? Great, because it’s World Sleep Day! We hope you jumped out of bed this morning to celebrate this momentous occasion. Just think, the harder we work today, the longer we’ll sleep tonight. Bliss. In…

Top Tips to Boost Your Team Spirit

2.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

They’re always there whenever they’re needed, they bring a huge amount of energy and they’re the kings and queens of the office party – we all just love our teams! Today is National Employee Appreciation Day, so let’s raise a…

Fast Fridays – 2nd June 2017

2.6.2017 by Al McCloud

We’ve gathered up the week’s technology links in case you missed them. With every passing week, tech seems to be getting more political. From email hacking to political AdWords campaigns, to the looming GDPR. It’s no wonder then, that this…

Fast Fridays – 25th May 2017

26.5.2017 by Al McCloud

It’s been a difficult week here in Manchester, but we’re adopting the mentality that has successfully seen this city thrive; keeping our heads up and carrying on. With that in mind, we’ve gathered up the week’s technology links - just…

Fast Fridays – 10th February 2017

10.2.2017 by Katherine Kelly

Welcome to Friday everyone – you made it, great work! This week we’ve been talking about all of the things from our exciting new deal that will bolster our security offering, to a double bill on Safer Internet Day. Now,…

Fast Fridays – 3rd February 2017

3.2.2017 by Katherine Kelly

Hello and welcome to Friday, and – even more exciting than that – the Friday roundup! In this week’s blog we’ve talked about all of the things, from why squirrels are more sinister than they seem, to why you should…