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10 Things We’ve Learned from Lawrence Jones

3.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

This week UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones MBE celebrated a big birthday. Happy Birthday, LJ – you’re one of a kind! To celebrate, we enjoyed a birthday bash on the UKFast beach. While the sun didn’t quite show its face, we still loved the team barbeque and beers! It’s at these milestone moments that you have time to reflect on what you’ve achieved and how you can lay the foundations for the future. It’s also a time to take a closer look at the way you live your life and what nuggets of advice make you who you are. Take a…

Hats off to Hawaiian Shirts!

29.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’ve got that #FridayFeeling here at UKFast – fancy a hula, anyone? While some of us are commiserating after last night’s defeat there might be a bit of a slump in the office, so we wanted to inject a bit…

Down at the Farm

22.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

What’s the perfect way to kick off the summer? Yesterday, some of the UKFast team took a day out of the office to get their hands dirty and give back to the local community. We spent the day at The…

Soaking Up That Summer-Shine!

8.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s only two weeks ‘til summer and we’re more than ready for our promised 25 degrees! But how can you celebrate summer when you spend 38 hours a week inside the office? Work doesn’t always have to be all emails,…

A Day in the Life of a UKFast Apprentice

5.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Apprenticeships have been shining in the media spotlight recently, with many businesspeople - including our own CEO - speaking up about the benefits of gaining experience on the job. Our very own apprentice, Sally, is here to tell you about…

My Two Weeks at UKFast

1.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

My name’s Marcin. I’m a 17-year-old from Cecil Jones Academy and I’d like to tell you about my work experience so far at UKFast. It’s been such an amazing first week, working in different areas of the company and shadowing each…

UKFast Premiere – Avengers: Infinity War

27.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

Not all heroes wear capes, but some do have red body armour and rocket-powered boots. Last night UKFast held a glitzy premiere for the new Marvel film Avengers: Infinity War (officially released today!) and had dose of Hollywood. UKFast hired…

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…

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…