Get to know... Katie Martin, Apprentice Saw Doctor

Get to know... Katie Martin, Apprentice Saw Doctor

Katie has been an apprentice with BSW for 18 months and is one of only three female saw doctors in Europe. We heard how she got the job, what it entails and what life’s like as one of Europe’s elite.

21 Mar 2019

BSW apprentices showcase skills with school pergola build

BSW apprentices showcase skills with school pergola build

Apprentices from BSW Timber’s Fort William sawmill have been involved in the construction of a pergola project.

13 Mar 2019

MSP supports BSW apprentice scheme at Dalbeattie

MSP supports BSW apprentice scheme at Dalbeattie

Finlay Carson MSP visited BSW Timber’s Dalbeattie based sawmill on Friday 8th March as part of the National Apprentice Week campaign.

12 Mar 2019

International Youth Day: BSW's graduate and apprenticeship opportunities

International Youth Day: BSW's graduate and apprenticeship opportunities

12th August marks International Youth Day, a global awareness day initiated by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change.

11 Aug 2018

10 questions with... Tony Lockey

10 questions with... Tony Lockey

Although based in Carlisle, Tony Lockey spends most of his time in various BSW mills helping to manage the learning and developing needs of the business. Tony is the Group Learning and Development Manager responsible for the training requirements of BSW's 1,300 employees.

19 Jun 2018

BSW promotes STEM opportunties at Inverness College career day

BSW promotes STEM opportunties at Inverness College career day

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, BSW recently attended Inverness College for a career day aimed at promoting the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) industries and apprentice opportunities across the company.

16 Mar 2018

BSW supports launch of Developing the Young Workforce in Scottish Borders

BSW supports launch of Developing the Young Workforce in Scottish Borders

Two BSW graduates attended the Developing the Young Workforce Industry Group (DYWIG) launch last week as the company showed support for the employment strategy.

12 Oct 2016

BSW Timber wins award for work with young people

BSW Timber wins award for work with young people

BSW Timber picked up an award for its commitment to helping young people last month – and just missed out on being an overall winner at the Highland Business Awards.

6 Oct 2016