British Steel employee secures prestigious scholarship
Bruce Jones, Technical Account Manager for Scunthorpe Rod Mill, visited the US after being awarded the Wire Link Travelling Scholarship.
British Steel's employee newspaper wins coveted award!
Steel Matters, British Steel’s new employee newspaper, last night won the prestigious CIPR’s Excellence Award for Best Internal Publication in an inspiring ceremony hosted by comedian and writer Andy Parsons.
British Steel delivers £126 million turnaround in first year
British Steel today reported a £126 million turnaround in its first year as an independent business, providing a solid foundation for further growth.
British Steel employees to receive 5% share in the business
A unique share scheme will see thousands of British Steel employees given a 5 per cent stake in the business by its owners, Greybull Capital LLP.
Roland Junck visits Materials Processing Institute
British Steel has strengthened its ties with The Materials Processing Institute (MPI) after a visit by our Executive Chairman Roland Junck.
British Steel welcomes Prime Minister to Scunthorpe
Employees and management at British Steel welcomed the Prime Minister Theresa May to its Scunthorpe site earlier today.
Blast Furnace renovation
One of British Steel’s Blast Furnace teams has successfully and safely completed a £1.2m project to replace corroded structures and the high line trestle bridge, while keeping operations running and sustaining no injuries.
British Steel to exhibit premium rail products at IAF 2017
British Steel will be helping its customers enhance their rail performance with its premium rail range at IAF 2017, Münster from 30 May to 1 June.
British Steel forms partnership with Canon to modernise print systems
Today we’re proud to announce that we’ve formed a new partnership with Canon, the world leader in imaging solutions.
Workers remembered in Central Park
More than 100 people gathered at the memorial stone in central park to pay their respects to those who have tragically lost their lives in the workplace.
British Steel plans to boost Special Profiles business
British Steel today outlined plans to improve its Special Profiles business. The plan will cover both the Skinningrove site on Teesside and the Darlington site in County Durham.
British Steel rises to corrosion challenge with long length rail
British Steel has delivered another world first by becoming the first manufacturer to produce and deliver ultra-long corrosion protected rail.
British Steel to promote premium solutions at Railtex 2017
British Steel will be unveiling its new brand to the UK rail industry for the first time at Railtex 2017, while promoting its premium solutions to meet 24/7 railway industry needs.
5,400 people apply for trainee roles at British Steel
British Steel has received 5,400 applications for 140 trainee positions at its Scunthorpe and Teesside operations over the last 6 months.
British Steel puts National College on track to train high speed rail engineers of the future
British Steel has donated and delivered 200 metres of rail track to The National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham, in preparation for its launch this September.
18 new Manufacturing Trainees start work at British Steel
British Steel's Scunthorpe workforce has been bolstered by fresh talent after the company recruited 18 trainees in brand new roles.
British Steel Lisburn helping build Northern Ireland's biggest hotel
Hundreds of tonnes of steel from British Steel's Lisburn operation are being used to help build Northern Ireland's biggest hotel.
British Steel celebrates 6 award wins for new brand
British Steel is celebrating after its new brand scooped 6 awards at the Transform Awards Europe in London last night (Thursday 30 March 2017).
British Steel expands European rail operations by opening new logistics centre in Italy
British Steel has expanded its European rail operations by opening a new long length rail logistics centre in Italy.
Potential opportunity to work more flexibly as employees prepare for their future retirement
We're providing employees with a potential opportunity to work more flexibly as they prepare for their future retirement.
Unite Union visits British Steel in Scunthorpe
Len McCluskey, from the Unite Union, visited our Scunthorpe site yesterday and met with some of Unite’s trade union members and senior management. The visit enabled Len to see first-hand the hard work and dedication that employees have shown to help deliver our transformation plan.
Northern Powerhouse Minister visits Teesside to meet British Steel & Caterpillar employees
Northern Powerhouse Minister Andrew Percy MP visited Teesside to meet the management and employees of British Steel and Caterpillar.
British Steel to exhibit at electrodes conference in Iceland
The conference will focus on technical innovation of anodes and cathodes in the aluminium smelting industry.
British Steel wins award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to employee health’
British steel wins award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to employee health’
British Steel apprentices undertake charity work in the community
Apprentices from British Steel’s Scunthorpe site have continued giving a helping hand to the community by volunteering at Jerry Green’s Dog Rescue and Lindsey Lodge Hospice.
British Steel's pledge to customers and suppliers endorsed by prestigious quality award
British Steel’s employees have been described as ‘a credit to the business’ after helping the company become one of a small number of UK firms to achieve a prestigious quality mark.
British Steel recruiting for more key roles in Scunthorpe
Can you negotiate a new career with British Steel? That's the question job hunters are being asked as the company looks to recruit more people into its Procurement team in Scunthorpe.
British Steel searching for 40 new apprentices in Scunthorpe
Apply now! That’s the message from British Steel as time runs out to apply for 40 apprentice positions in Scunthorpe.
Roland Junck to be guest speaker at 84th annual LISI dinner
Roland Junck, the executive chairman of British Steel, will be the guest speaker at the 84th Annual Dinner of The Lincolnshire Iron and Steel Institute (LISI).
British Steel's entrepreneurial spirit praised
We have reiterated our commitment to building strong and long-lasting partnerships at a stakeholder engagement event.
British Steel sends senior staff back to the workshop for National Apprenticeship Week
Apprentices at British Steel will get the chance to see the old guard try their hand at some apprentice work as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2017.
British Steel showcasing at Hull's Women in Manufacturing and Engineering event on 11 March
British Steel will be attending an event aimed at encouraging women to choose a career in the manufacturing and engineering industry.
Teesside's new generation of steelworkers start careers with British Steel
A new generation of Teesside steelworkers have started their careers this week in a partnership between British Steel and Middlesbrough College.
British Steel to sponsor ‘Meet the Buyer’ construction event in Leeds
We will provide insights into how our steel solutions can help the construction industry build stronger futures.
British Steel appoints Peter Bernscher as new CEO
British Steel has today named its new CEO.
British Steel family day takes place at Glanford Park
The children of British Steel employees helped fly the flag for the company at Scunthorpe United's latest match.
British Steel delivers 16km of rail as part of £350m Metro renewal
British Steel has delivered hundreds of tonnes of rail to the Newcastle area to help upgrade the Metro.
British Steel to share expertise at rail conference in India 2017
British Steel will be exhibiting at the 4th annual conference on Urban Rail-based Transit Systems in India.
British Steel employee wins IoM3 competition
British Steel employee Chris Webster has won the local round of IoM3’s Young Persons’ Lecture competition.
Scunthorpe United staging British Steel family day this Saturday
Scunthorpe United are staging a special British Steel family day this weekend to celebrate our community partnership.
British Steel donates rail to train HS2 students at National College for High Speed Rail
British Steel has given its support to the new National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR) by donating more than 700 metres of rail to train the engineers of the future.
1,000 people flock to North Lincolnshire Jobs Fair hosted by British Steel
British Steel’s Scunthorpe site was packed with more than 1,000 job-seekers of all ages as it hosted the North Lincolnshire Jobs Fair.
British Steel ends Q3 2016 in profit
British Steel has ended Q3 2016 in profit following its first seven months of independence, and starts the new year in a strong position to execute the next stage of its turnaround plan.
British Steel launches new manufacturing trainee scheme
British Steel is recruiting 25 people to join them on their brand new manufacturing trainee scheme.
British Steel searching for 20 new employees for its distribution network
British Steel is looking to recruit 20 new people to its UK-wide distribution network.
John Leggott College students visit British Steel as business reveals work placement plans
More than 80 students from John Leggott College (JLC) visited British Steel in Scunthorpe to see how the business operates and learn about the work placements it is offering.
British Steel celebrates awards recognition for new brand
We're celebrating as our new brand is shortlisted for 5 European awards.
Community Union head visits Scunthorpe site
Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community Union, has been visiting our Scunthorpe site this week to meet with trade unions leaders and employees and recognise the hard work and dedication they have shown to help deliver our transformation plan.
British Steel and Middlesbrough College searching for 12 apprentice steelworkers
British Steel and Middlesbrough College have joined forces to find and train 12 new apprentice steelworkers.
British Steel hosts North Lincolnshire Jobs Fair at Scunthorpe site
British Steel will host the North Lincolnshire Jobs Fair this month, with hundreds of opportunities available from the company and the 19 other employers scheduled to attend including BAE, Tesco and the NHS.
British Steel employees hand over collections to their local foodbanks
Employees at nine British Steel locations have collected items for their local food banks.
British Steel Express raises £500 for Lindsey Lodge Hospice
The British Steel Express, which toured the Scunthorpe works at the weekend, has raised more than £500 for our community partner.
British Steel welcomes 28 new Industrial Cadets to Teesside
British Steel has welcomed 28 more youngsters to its Teesside Beam Mill as the business reaffirms its commitment to the Industrial Cadets scheme inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales.
New British Steel logo recognised as one that defined 2016
British Steel’s new logo has this week been recognised as ‘one of the logo designs that defined 2016’ by popular design and branding website Design Week.
British Steel marks Rail anniversary with European contract win
British Steel is celebrating the 10th anniversary of rail production at its Scunthorpe plant today (Wednesday 7 December 2016) with the news it has secured another contract in Europe.
British Steel scoops national rail industry award
A premium track innovation from British Steel’s Rail team has picked up the award for Most Interesting New Product at the Rail Exec Gala.
Industry Minister Nick Hurd visits British Steel’s headquarters
Industry Minister Nick Hurd has visited British Steel's headquarters to meet with management, owners and trade union leaders.
British Steel recruiting 57 more apprentices for 2017
British Steel is launching a drive to recruit 57 new apprentices across its business.
British Steel choose Lindsey Lodge as their charity
British Steel employees in Scunthorpe have chosen Lindsey Lodge Hospice to be their nominated charity.
British Steel delivers world first with revolutionary long-length coated rail
British Steel has become the first company in the world to manufacture and deliver a revolutionary new long-length coated rail, providing major benefits to rail operators and passengers.
British Steel launches festive foodbank appeal
British Steel will once again be holding a nationwide foodbank appeal to help those in need this Christmas.
New Fuchs deal for British Steel
British Steel has awarded a long-term contract to Fuchs Lubricants to become it's preferred supplier of lubrication products.
Hayange employees heralded by Roland Junck on visit to our French operations
Employees at our Hayange plant have been heralded for helping to improve our European operations.
Blast furnaces lit purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer
British Steel is supporting Pancreatic Cancer UK's 'Purple Lights' campaign.
British Steel to exhibit at ALUMINIUM 2016
British Steel will be showcasing its premium cathode collector bars for the first time at ALUMINIUM 2016 from 29 November to 1 December.
Return of an icon
The iconic slag tipper ladle feature at one of the main entrances to our Scunthorpe site has been refurbished, relit and returned to its former glory.
Scunthorpe United visits British Steel to see how we will make steel for their new stadium
The Iron are set to move from their current Glanford Park base into a new 12,000 seat stadium, which will be built as part of the Lincolnshire Lakes housing development to the west of the town.
British Steel employees join European steelworkers on Brussels march
Employees from British Steel today (Wednesday 9 November) joined thousands of other steelworkers from across Europe in a march through Brussels, demanding more support for the industry.
British Steel apprentices volunteering in the community
Today some of British Steel’s apprentices have been out helping a local housing association.
British Steel recruits former SSI employees on Teesside
British Steel has recruited eight employees who lost their jobs as a result of the SSI closure.
Apprentices help build stronger communities
Some of British Steel's third year apprentices have been out and about in the community volunteering for Scunthorpe-based organisation Empathy Support.
British Steel packs a punch with new community fund
We have launched a new community fund - find out more here!
British Steel apprentice champions Lincolnshire and Nottingham Air Ambulance
British Steel 2nd year Technical Apprentice Adam Clarkson has been awarded a £200 community champion award for his fundraising efforts for the Lincs and Notts air ambulance.
Right on track
The Internal Logistics team has started a long-term partnership with GB Railfreight (GBRf) for the supply and maintenance of up to 10 Di8 locomotives, to transport steel and raw materials around our Scunthorpe site.
Hundreds of students have applied to join British Steel as the firm continues its drive to recruit a new generation of steelworkers
Just days after opening applications for 2017’s graduate intake, the company has already received 317 applications from students wanting to take up permanent engineering and technical roles at its Scunthorpe and Teesside sites.
Use British Steel! Business leaders hail Teesside operations
Developers have been urged to use British Steel in their construction projects by some of the North East’s top business leaders.
Our story so far
British Steel, the newly-formed steel manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it's on track to return to profit for the financial year ending 31 March 2017.
British Steel on the search for innovative service providers
British Steel is looking for innovative service providers to support its manufacturing operations in Scunthorpe, Immingham and Teesside.
New apprentices start work at British Steel
A new generation of steelworkers have started their careers at British Steel. The company has taken on 48 apprentices in a variety of roles.
British Steel is to be used in prestigious London projects following a new partnership with William Hare
UK steel will be used in some of London’s most prestigious new buildings after William Hare, one of the country’s leading structural contractors, agreed a new partnership with British Steel.
British Steel to showcase premium rail at SITCE 2016
British Steel will be showcasing its premium rail at SITCE 2016, Singapore from 19-21 October.
British Steel commissioning new £10m benzole plant in Scunthorpe
British Steel is commissioning a new high-technology £10m benzole plant at its Scunthorpe works.
Steam loco back on track at British Steel in Scunthorpe
A steam locomotive which has been lovingly restored over the last nine years is taking visitors around British Steel’s Scunthorpe works.
100 trainees joining British Steel as firm recruits new generation of steelworkers
British Steel today announced it was recruiting a new generation of steelworkers by taking on more than 100 trainees.
British Steel to make Football League debut as Scunthorpe United play Bristol Rovers
Scunthorpe United will start the new season tomorrow, proudly wearing their new British Steel shirts for the first time in competitive action.
British Steel One Million Steps challenge complete
Employees clocked up 18 million steps in July as part of British Steel's One Million Steps challenge.
British Steel gives cash boost to Scunthorpe Parkrun
Scunthorpe’s hugely popular Parkrun, which attracts hundreds of runners every week, has been given a cash boost by British Steel.
British Steel to exhibit at InnoTrans 2016
British Steel will be exhibiting its premium rail products at the upcoming InnoTrans 2016 exhibition at Messe Berlin, Germany from 20-23 September.
Three businesses to benefit from £3m British Steel Support Fund
Three companies are the first to benefit from the newly named £3 million British Steel Support Fund.
Appointment of Executive Chairman
British Steel today announces the appointment of Roland Junck as the company’s new Executive Chairman.
Scunthorpe United’s new stadium will be built using British Steel
Scunthorpe United’s new state-of-the-art stadium will be built using homemade steel after the Iron forged a new partnership with British Steel.
British Steel wins gold award from Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
British Steel's Teesside Beam Mill (TBM), which has just achieved five years without any lost time injuries, has won a prestigious Gold award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
British Steel takes on 80 new employees
British Steel has taken on around 80 new employees at its Scunthorpe site.
British Steel in landmark partnership with Materials Processing Institute
The Materials Processing Institute (MPI) has signed a landmark contract with British Steel, the UK’s second largest steel producer.
Steelworks taskforce and support fund to be renamed British Steel
The taskforce and support fund for Scunthorpe steelworkers and businesses are following in the footsteps of the steelworks and have been renamed to British Steel Taskforce and British Steel Support Fund.
British Steel backs drive to get more women to join engineering industry
National Women in Engineering Day takes place on Thursday June 23 and students from local colleges have been invited to a celebration at the town's steelworks.
Revolutionary new rail product launched
British Steel, the UK-based manufacturer of premium steel products, has launched a revolutionary new rail product which can withstand the rigours of being laid in some of the most corrosive of environments.
British Steel: Building Stronger Futures
The first day of trading for the new British Steel follows the successful completion of the sale of Tata Steel UK’s Long Products Europe business to Greybull Capital LLP.
More support for Children's Hospice
Our apprentices from the Scunthorpe site continue to support the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, located in Sheffield, with another successful fundraiser.
Apprentice open evening success
More than 100 potential apprentices and guests attended an open evening in our Apprentice Training Centre in Scunthorpe earlier this month to find out about starting a career with British Steel.
Shining stars at apprentice awards
Two of our employees had their names in lights in March as they were awarded apprentice awards from North Lindsey College.
Open day at Humber UTC
Humber UTC hosted an open day on Saturday 9 April from 10am to 2pm for prospective students to drop in with their parents to tour the facilities and talk to experts.
Tata Steel UK Limited agrees Sale and Purchase Agreement for Long Products Europe business
Tata Steel UK Limited today announced the signing of an agreement to sell its Long Products Europe business to Greybull Capital.
Promoting premium rail products at Infrarail
Tata Steel's Long Products Europe business (soon to be British Steel) will once again sponsor the On-Track display at Infrarail, installing 30 metres of track inside the ExCeL, London from 12-14 April 2016.
HRH The Prince of Wales shows support
It began with a conversation between HRH The Prince of Wales and Jon Bolton, former Director Long Products Europe. Now in its fifth year, Industrial Cadets has built a credible reputation as a national accreditation for industry workplace experiences.
We are exhibiting at wire 2016 in Dusseldorf from 4-8 April 2016. Click to find out more.
Industrial Cadets celebrate graduation
Twenty-seven students from across Scunthorpe have graduated as Industrial Cadets. The year nine students all graduated with a bronze award.
Apprentice success at the welder test centre
Apprentices from across the business are proving they have what it takes to become first-class welders following a flurry of recent achievements.
Engineer Graduate wins two awards
Our Electrical Graduate Matthew Jarvis has won two prestigious engineering awards; the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Graduate of the Year Award and the Festo award for the Best Project in Control Automation and Robots.
Tata Steel UK Limited signs Letter of Intent regarding Long Products Europe business
Tata Steel UK Limited has today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent with Greybull Capital to enter exclusive negotiations for the potential sale of its Long Products Europe business.
Apprentice training and safety take a positive step forward
Changes made to our apprentice training programmes have resulted in an improved safety performance and a higher level of engagement among our apprentices.
Tata Steel secures five year rail supply agreement in France
Tata Steel's Long Products Europe business (soon to be British Steel) will continue to supply French rail operator SNCF for at least five more years after a new deal was signed.
Tata Steel’s Long Products Europe business wins national rail industry award
A high-performance track innovation from Tata Steel’s Long Products Europe business’ (soon to be British Steel's) Rail team has scooped the award for Most Interesting New Product at the Rail Exec Gala.