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ABM launches sixth year of its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

Facility services provider, ABM, is inviting the sixth cohort of students to take part in its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.) ABM’s continued investment in creating a pipeline of technical talent comes as SVP and President of ABM UK and Ireland, ...

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Sodexo supports The Purpose Coalition Awards

The Purpose Coalition has launched The Purpose Coalition Awards 2023 – Breaking Down Barriers. The awards, which are sponsored by leading Purpose Coalition partner, Sodexo UK and Ireland recognise leaders who have made remarkable contributions to levelling up and breaking ...

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Amey joins DWP SWAPs initiative

Amey is working with the Department for Work and Pension’s (DWP) to deliver a Sector-Based Work Academy Programme (SWAPs). Launched by the DWP in 2013, SWAPs provides people with the opportunity to learn new skills and gain real-life experience in ...

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Compass launches career hub for people struggling to gain employment

Compass Group UK & Ireland has launched the Social Partner Hub which will support candidates from a range of backgrounds who are facing barriers to entry into the job market. These include ex-offenders, care leavers, long term unemployed and people ...

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Compass ‘Changing One Million Lives’ event: Driving forward social mobility in the UK

Compass Group UK & Ireland has hosted over 100 clients and stakeholders to discuss the importance of enabling social mobility, alongside learnings and insights, at an event, which marked the anniversary of the launch of the company’s ‘Our Social Promise’ ...

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Compass becomes a patron of the Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance

The Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance, powered by Pathway Group, has named Compass Group UK & Ireland as its latest patron. Formed in 2017, originally as the ‘BAME’ Apprenticeship Alliance, The Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance strives to promote social mobility, diversity, inclusion and ...

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Compass commits over £1.6m Apprenticeship Levy funding

Compass Group UK & Ireland has committed over £1.6million of its Apprenticeship Levy funds to support over 100 organisations to invest in and develop their staff. Compass is helping small and medium sized enterprises, charities, and social enterprises across the ...

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Mears Group named in Top 75 Social Mobility Employer Index

Mears Group, the support services business to the social housing and care sectors, has been recognised in Top 75 Social Mobility Employer Index for its outstanding work in social mobility. The company has been placed at number 37 in the ...

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Mitie wins silver at the UK Social Mobility Awards

Mitie has won a silver award in the ‘Community Programme of the Year’ category at the sixth annual UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs). The award recognises Mitie’s school volunteering programme, which is part of its wider community support programme, Giving ...

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ABM expands Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

ABM has opened its doors to the fifth cohort to take part in its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.), with an additional school on the roster.   The 2022 programme kicked off at Bobby Moore Academy in London with the immersive course then touring schools in Bradford, Manchester and London between September and ...

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