As National Tree week comes to an end Robert Hudson, woodland officer, reflects on the last 12 months for our trees and the benefits they bring to us all.
On 22nd November, Business in the Community will host its Waste to Wealth Summit, challenging business leaders to consider how their organisations can benefit from turning waste into wealth.
Martin Gee, our commercial director, shares his thoughts on how paying suppliers on time can benefit everyone.
Sally Ainsworth reflects on the progress United Utilities has made in improving customer satisfaction and reducing complaints, and what comes next.
Richard Ratcliff talks about how the company is helping to inspire young people to follow a career in a forward looking STEM organisation.
This week United Utilities commercial director Martin Gee talked to students from Broadgreen International School in Liverpool about their future careers.
Louise Beardmore, our Customer service and people director, reflects on a fantastic week of activity around National Inclusion Week.
Our Social Impact Manager, Lynn Johnson, shares her thoughts on overcoming barriers to work and how she’s helped to create and implement a programme to support local young people.
As part of National Inclusion Week 2018, Elaine Billington, our Director of Human Resources Operations, shares her thoughts on the importance of recruiting from a diverse talent pool.
During National Inclusion Week, Jo Harrison, our Director of Asset Management, shares her thoughts on workplace diversity and the importance of inclusivity.
Why our innovative under-sowing maize trial in Cheshire could help improve crop yield, water quality and soil health.
Brian Morgan-Scrutton talks about his role in leading our Identity LGBT+ network, why it’s important to the culture at United Utilities and how the team are preparing for Manchester Pride.
Paula Steer, Director of Operational Services & Transformation & sponsor of our gender equality network, shares thoughts on gender parity & creating an inclusive & supportive workplace.
Meet Emagin, just one of seven businesses who are currently working with us as part of our co-creation Innovation Lab Programme.
The next stop in our ‘Making Waves’ series takes us to a company who are using smart technology to reduce consumer water usage.
Datatecnics, a technology company based in Birmingham. “We’re a company who have set out to revolutionise global infrastructure markets” explains Suhayl Zulfiquar, the company’s COO.
Our Head of Innovation, Kieran Brocklebank, shares his views on innovation in the water industry and the launch of our Innovation Lab 10 week programme.
Our health and wellbeing lead business partner, Rebecca Eaton, shares her views about the workplace approach to mental health and why it's good to talk.
Our sustainability strategy manager, Jonathan Dobson, shares his views about our approach to Natural Capital in light of the Government's 25 year environment plan.
Commercial director, Martin Gee, explains the importance of sustainability in our supply chain and how his team take up the challenge.
This year, we’ve been working hard to reduce the number of burst water mains on our network, investing in repairs and improving our water efficiency. This not only ensures a better service for our customers, but also reduces any unnecessary costs.
A healthy river can provide us with a host of benefits, and clean water is only part of it. The river catchment land itself provides us with flood management, produce from agriculture, biodiversity and scenery to keep us fit in body and mind. All these benefits are interlinked and there’s an increasing awareness that if we are to improve our rivers we need to be thinking about both the water and the catchment as a whole.
Most of us know and understand the importance of diversity in the workplace. We have seen the numbers….. Not only do more diverse companies do better, but less diverse companies actually perform worse than average. There is a lot in it for the individual too, with increased job satisfaction and better career prospects.
Systems Analyst at United Utilities, Ian Richardson, talks about the United Utilities LGBT+ network and Manchester Pride 2017
Wastewater network strategy manager at United Utilities, Tony Griffiths, talks about ways we can all do our bit to help stop our communities from flooding