Employee News

Transformation Plan and Corporate Strategy – connect the dots

Today (April 20) we are publishing our Corporate Strategy and Transformation Plan – as promised in a number of our recent communications, including our ‘Ten Years of Sellafield’ campaign over the last few weeks. These documents set out our direction and our approach to fundamental and far-reaching change in our organisation, both focused on accelerating hazard reduction. These two new documents sit within a framework: • The Corporate Strategy, which...Read more

Unions deserve Credit for partnership launch

Our Unions have entered into a partnership with the Whitehaven, Egremont and District Credit Union, aimed at helping people save and borrow money responsibly.   A Credit Union is a not-for-profit co-operative which offers members the opportunity to make regular savings and access loans at rates which are cheaper than some high street lenders, and significantly cheaper than lenders who target those with bad credit histories, such as pay-day loan...Read more

Employee Recognition Award

The first individual winner of the Employee Recognition Awards has been chosen this month for personally making significant cost savings across the business. Darren Ellwood, Operations Support and Solid Waste Coordinator from Thorp was nominated by Jo Telfer, Head of Organisational Development Jo said: “I nominated Darren as he has personally saved the company over £1m in cost savings and cost avoidance since 2014, from an inventory recovery project which...Read more

Marathon man continues his campaign

A meeting of the Stronger Together group celebrated the excellent work of committee member, Gary McKee who is currently running a staggering 100 marathons in 100 days to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Vic Carlill, Employee Relations Director said “The Stronger Together group was founded by late employee Ged Blaney and provides valuable support and information to any present or past Sellafield Ltd employee and their family or carer...Read more

Supporting Transgender awareness day

Today we have marked International Transgender Day of Visibility to show support for employees within the transgender community, and demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. A small event was held today, with members of the transgender and LGBT communities coming together to raise awareness. Flags were also raised as a mark of support. Carl Lewthwaite, disability, equality and welfare adviser said: “Here at Sellafield and within the supply...Read more

All Dunne – Alan decides it’s time to go after retirement course

Sessions to explain retirement options and help individuals make future plans can now be booked via OPMS Self Service – and former course attendee Alan Dunne highly recommends attending. Over the past few months Human Resources have run 42 invitation only courses for those aged 55 plus, offering guidance and support to help people plan for life after work. Attendees have learned about volunteering, finding other work and the financial...Read more