A bus firm is holding a female recruitment day at its depot in Rashes Green Industrial Estate in Dereham.

The event on Tuesday, May 14 is the first of its kind for Konectbus and runs from 9am to 4pm.

Konectbus says it will welcome women to highlight recent changes that have been made to the company's recruitment processes. 

Some of the changes include opportunities to progress in the industry, flexible working and part-time shifts.

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The open day is part of Konectbus' latest recruitment campaigns to reach its 50pc gender equality objective by 2025.

The campaigns, Right Route and Go-Ahead Women, outline how a career in the industry can offer progression through training, development and competitive rates of pay.

The company says that it recognised that it "needed to change the way it recruited people into the business". 

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Davina Langley, head of commercial and marketing for Go East Anglia, said: "Our parent company, the Go Ahead group, set an objective early this year to bridge the gender gap and achieve true gender diversity."   

There is no registration for the event. However, those attending will need a clean UK drivers licence.