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British Gas and Chef John Whaite Show How Smart Cooking is as Easy as Pie


  • GBBO winner John Whaite bakes the nation’s ‘Smartest Pie’ – an inspired recipe for British Pie Week 
  • His unique ‘Steak, Vegetable, Chicken and Apple Pie’ shows how homeowners can be smarter with energy use in the kitchen
  • Most people (58 per cent) admit to burning their bakes, so ‘Smart Home Economics’ is more important than ever to avoid ruined pies and unexpected energy bills
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Apprenticeships working to convince future leaders of their value as a career foundation


  • Most people surveyed do not view apprenticeships as best starting point to reach senior position
  • However, 90% of Centrica, owner of British Gas, apprentices feel better equipped for the world of work than friends who went to college or university 
  • Centrica calls on career-seekers to consider apprenticeships and explore the ‘learner to leader’ journey they offer
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