Business Commitment to Education & Skills

Best Commitment to Education & Skills

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*NB:  To enter, you must have a REGISTERED/TRADING ADDRESS in the London Borough of Croydon.

Is your business committed to helping the next generation upskill?

This category recognises businesses that go the extra mile to prepare young people for employment, through formal and informal employability and skills schemes, work experience, employment routes and apprenticeships.

*Please note this category is not for apprenticeship placement organisations.

THE JUDGES ARE LOOKING FOR A BUSINESS WITH:

  • Evidence of partnerships and collaboration that engage with broader schemes to meet needs of apprentices/young people within the area
  • Tangible support, including a range of activities such as school visits, employability skills (CV writing, interview techniques), work experience and routes to employment
  • Evidence of engagement and impact, including diversity and inclusion
  • Businesses that can showcase the commercial benefits of their commitment
  • A long-term, planned approach to employing young people.