Year of Engineering 2018

2018 will be the Year of Engineering, a year-long government campaign to support the engineering profession in recruiting the next generation of engineers. It seeks to help tackle the engineer shortage, increase parent knowledge and improve diversity within engineering.

Education Business Partnership

Hi Jane This is just a brief letter to say ‘thank you’ for offering or considering offering work experience during this last academic year. Work experience really helps young people to develop those skills necessary for life in general and improves their work readiness for the future. However, we do recognise the time and effort […]

Student of the Year Award

EDT – Highly commended in Student of the Year Award. This award is for the student who has gained the most both personally and professionally from their Year in Industry Placement – Bion are pleased to announce that Dee was awarded Highly Commended for her entry, Her submission spoke about her development from learning how […]

Big Bang Careers Day

Big Bang Careers Day 4th July 2017 Leighton Park School During the year Bion and others have worked in collaboration with Leighton Park School to assist them in achieving their STEM goals. Earlier in the year we took part in a STEM day aimed at Primary schools within the surrounding areas. The event on the […]

Reducing our Carbon Footprint by 30%

During 2016 the Company took a long hard look at how we could make the factory a more comfortable environment during the coming winter months, as well as reduce our heating bill and as a result reduce our footprint. We took over the current premises in 2004 and although we had the heating regularly serviced […]

Big Bang Event Leighton Park School

STEM FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS – BIG BANG EVENT LEIGHTON PARK SCHOOL 7/3/2017 Thanks to the ambitions of Karen Gracie Langrick and her team at Leighton Park, an event was hosted today that saw 11 primary schools within the Reading area take part in a Big Bang. Each school came with up to 16 children and […]

Supporting STEM

During the summer of 2016 we had been approached by a student at Reading School with a view to doing some work experience to get a feel for engineering.  He wanted to get an understanding of engineering from a hands on point of view, before making a decision as to whether or not he should […]

Net Promotor Score Improvement

The net promoter score is an index that measures the willingness of our customers to recommend Bion to others. It is a measure of our customers overall satisfaction and loyalty to the brand. Results from our customer survey shows an improvement in our net promoter score , to a positive 37 for 2016. Thank you […]

Berkshire Senior Section trip to Switzerland

  This summer I was fortunate enough to participate in a Berkshire Girlguiding trip to Adelboden, Switzerland, having fundraised for the trip, with the support of Bion.  The purpose of the trip was to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Senior Section, a section of Girlguiding for young women between the ages of 14-25.  As […]

Work Experience Week

As the end of the academic year draws to a close those of us at Bion will be saying farewell to Michael as he embarks on his degree course and welcoming Dervla for her placement during 2016/2017. This will be the 5th year that we have worked with EDT and taken a YINI (year in industry […]