Operational research uses mathematical methods to help come up with predictions and make better decisions. Problems such as how many buses to run or how much milk to buy can't be solved with one simple equation, and finding the answer often involves creativity as well as calculations.
As the country's central bank, the Bank of England plays a fundamental role in the UK economy - ensuring monetary stability and contributing to financial stability. Their work has an impact on the entire nation.
EDF Energy is one of the UK's largest energy companies and largest producer of low-carbon electricity. They generate around one fifth of the UK's electricity and employ around 15,000 people in the UK.