06 Nov 2020
Openreach is backing the ICS's national Service With Respect campaign to ensure our engineers and other service workers get the respect they deserve.
02 Jun 2020
During the early days of the lockdown there was concern from some as to why our engineers were still outside working, we needed to quickly and widely communicate how essential the work they are doing is.
28 May 2020
A lightning strike left a couple cut off on Coll, a remote Scottish Island. An engineer has been nicknamed Openreach’s Bear Grylls after camping out on a remote island to keep remote customers connected during lockdown.
18 May 2020
Highest-risk premises, like care homes and hospitals, are being kept connected by engineers who volunteer to attend these appointments.
11 May 2020
A Motherwell engineer is hanging up his helmet after nearly half a century. He tells us how much things have changed in that time.
05 May 2020
Trainee engineers see the world from new heights as one of our training centres celebrates its first birthday.
04 May 2020
Many of our people, such as Simoné, are classed as key workers by the Government. Simoné, who works as a night shift fibre engineer, shares what her working life is like since COVID-19.
30 Apr 2020
Andrew, an operations manager, talks about how conspiracy theories peddled on social media are adversely impacting his people.
29 Apr 2020
In our series looking at days in the lives of key workers - we spoke with Robert in Scotland, one of our engineers who responded to an arson attack in Glasgow.
22 Apr 2020
Many of our people are classed as #keyworkers by the Government. We have interviewed some of them to find out what their working life is like now. The first in this new blog series features Jamie, a Senior Engineering Area Manager.
05 Nov 2019
We’re pleased to support the This is Engineering campaign, led by the Royal Academy of Engineering, to encourage more young people from all backgrounds to consider engineering careers.
23 Jun 2018
Giuseppe is an Openreach job allocator and army reservist. He explains how the skills he learns in both the army and at Openreach balance each other.
22 Jun 2018
Nicholas has moved from the Royal Military Police to become an engineer at Openreach. He describes the similarities, like staying fit and being on time.
20 Jun 2018
Meet Megan, one of our trainee engineers. Find out how training and qualifying as an Openreach engineer was a natural fit for her after leaving the army.
28 May 2018
Openreach trainee engineer, Hannah, shares the highs and lows of climbing ladders and poles. And she reveals what you can expect in weeks two–five of our training.
24 Apr 2018
Openreach trainee engineer, Hannah, explains what to expect during your application and interview. And she shares highlights from her first week of training.
16 Apr 2018
Hannah explains how a chance meeting with an Openreach team encouraged her to become an engineer. And how she’s hoping to inspire her young daughter and others.