City : Work Search Stadium : Local Employers
Below we've listed some of the big local employers, organised by sector! Check out what local employers are out there...
Bracknell & Wokingham College and Reading College - Part of Activate Learning, Bracknell and Wokingham College and Reading College have a range of education job opportunities.
University of Reading: A leading academic institution based in Reading which provides a vareity of job opportunities from Catering Assistants to academic staff.
Energy and Utilities
Thames Water: A private utility company that manages the water supply and waste treatment primarily in the south of England. There are frequently local jobs available in Reading, Slough, and Swindon.
SSE: A major UK energy supplier with vacancies from apprenticeships to experienced roles across Berkshire.
BP: A multi-national fuel and energy company which have local offices in Pangbourne and Swindon.
Food and Catering
Compass Group: A multinational foodservice and support services company.
PepsiCo: A well-known fast moving consumer goods company that owns a huge number of household brands, including Pepsi, Walkers and Tropicana, with a Berkshire office in Reading.
Greene King: A company owner of pubs, restraunts, and hotels across the UK.
Mars: A manufacturer of confectionary, food brands, and pet food based in Slough.
GSK: A leading pharmaceutical company with local offices in Maidenhead and Slough.
Financial Services / Audit / Insurance
Ernst & Young: A multinational professional services firm that provides, among other things, financial services and audit advice to businesses. They have jobs for students or those with professional experience.
Covea Insurance: A european wide insurance company often with local job opportunities in Reading.
PwC: A UK wide services firm who have career options for school and college leavers.
Prudential: An international financial services firm which offers permenant, temporary, and contract roles in Reading.
Visa Europe: One of the most widely recognized european payment system brands that have local careers in Reading, Basingstoke, and London.
Bracknell Forest Council: Bracknell Forest Council provides a large number of jobs in the local area, from teaching, to social care, to clerical roles.
Environment Agency: A public body which has the aim of protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development.
Royal Air Force: One of the main arms of the UK Armed Forces at RAF Benson (between Reading and Oxford) and RAF Northholt (between Slough and London).
Government and Civil Service: You can search for jobs within national Government as well as your local Council.
Health and social care
Dimensions: Careers across Berkshire in support services for those with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs.
Life Carers: LifeCarers is a private home care company with opportunities to become a Care Assistant in Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
(Don't forget you can use Health Careers NHS to search for a variety of NHS roles across the UK.)
Millenium Hotels: The Millenium chain has a number of hotels in Reading, Slough, and London and would be a great place to start for someone wanting to go into hospitality.
Hilton Hotels: Hilton Worldwide is one of the largest hospitality companies in the world with a 95-year history as pioneers in the industry.
Coppid Beech: An Alpine style hotel in Bracknell.
Travel Lodge: A large Hotel chain with over 500 hotels across the UK!
IT and Telecommunications
BT: One of the world's largest telecommunication companies and certainly a household name!
CISCO: A multinational IT company that specialises in designing and providing networking equipment.
Microsoft: A multinational company that you will definitely have heard of which is a market leader in developing technology.
Oracle: An integrated business software and hardware software company.
Symantec: A company which supports businesses in managing in an information-driven professional environment.
Dell: The famous manufacturer of laptops and desktops based in Bracknell.
HP: A major software and information technology corporation based in Bracknell Forest.
Fujitsu: another major IT company with offices in Bracknell, offering professional and early careers.
CA Technologies: A major software company with UK HQ in Datchet.
O2: A mobile network company with an office based in Slough.
Vodafone: Another mobile network company with Headquarters in Newbury and offices in Bracknell.
Micro Focus: A major software company with offices in Bracknell.
Sainsbury's: Job search through Sainsbury's, one of the UK's largest supermarkets.
Tesco: One of the UK's largest supermarket retailers with a wide range of job roles.
John Lewis Partnership: John Lewis Partnership manage jobs across John Lewis and Waitrose. Waitrose is a large employer in Bracknell Forest as its head offices are here!
Fenwick is a large department store right in the City Centre of Bracknell which often have a variety of roles.
Amazon: A major on-line retailer with premises across Berkshire.
You can also check your local shops and UK-wide retailers for jobs in local branches!
Sports & Leisure
Laithwaites Wines: A well-known wine merchants specializing in delivering wines from across the globe, with a head office in Theale.
3M: a major multi-national company producing all sorts of scientific and industrial products from automative parts to cables with an office in Bracknell.
Honeywell: A leading supplier of domestic heating and energy in the UK with an office in Bracknell.
Panasonic: A major manufacturer of electrical products with an office in Bracknell.
Boehringer Ingelheim: A leading pharmaceutical company with an office in Bracknell.
Johnson & Johnson: A manufacturer of health & medical products with a offices in Wokingham and Maidenhead.
IQVIA: Previously Quintiles, IQVIA is a pharmaceutical company with an office in Reading.
AkzoNobel: A manufacturer of paint amongst other products and based in Slough.