November marked the first anniversary of the Step Up To Serve campaign. Find out more about the initiative and how you can get involved.
One of our employees, Umar Hussain, substation craftsperson in ETAM, helped save the lives of three people on his way to work. Not everyone gets to literally save someone’s life. Even fewer get to save multiple lives. 22 year old Umar Hussain, a substation craftsperson within our Sundon Team of SE1 Operations, did exactly this at […]
Are you a Nigella in the kitchen or do you see yourself as a budding Jamie Oliver? This could be your opportunity to shine! The Community and Health & Wellbeing teams are currently running a ‘Macmillan Lunch Challenge’ with the aim of raising funds for the employee chosen charity. Employees are being asked to send […]
There are 80,000 young people currently homeless in the UK – that’s tough! National Grid has joined forces with a group of dedicated national businesses and UK leading homeless charities, with one common goal – to end youth homelessness. The End Youth Homelessness alliance aims to lobby local and national government to get homeless young […]
Back in December 2011, National Grid teamed up with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to deliver the ‘Energise Project’ as part of its commitment to working with local communities, near to Eade Road in Haringey, as part of the London Power Tunnels Project (LPT). As Energise is drawing to an end this spring, National Grid is […]
A team of National Grid engineers joined a multi-agency effort to protect a water works from a torrent that threatened to engulf it. On Friday (February 7) flood waters were drawing perilously close to Sutton and East Surrey Water’s Kenley Water Treatment Works near Croydon, which supplies drinking water to 47,000 local people. National Grid […]
National Grid is taking a leadership role in a national initiative designed to double the number of young people involved in social action and volunteering by 2020. The company is one of the pioneer organisations and is on the steering group of the programme Step up to Serve, which has been launched to inspire a […]
Our Employee Resource Group helps ‘save the day’ At National Grid, Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) is the signature program of our Enabling Disability Confidence employee resource group (ERG). So it was no surprise to see the group promoting the American Association of People with Disabilities’ program at Brooklyn’s MetroTech facility October 30. The day aims […]