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March 9, 2022 | SMC Admin

Auto Trader UK

At Auto Trader UK we want to offer apprentices the same career growth as their graduate counterparts, which is why we carefully consider the different types of programmes available. We offer levels 3-7, giving apprentices who want to achieve a degree the opportunity to do so in their chosen field. We do a lot of work to […]

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March 9, 2022 | SMC Admin

BP

bp provides heat, light and mobility to customers all over the world. With operations in Europe, North and South America, Australasia, Asia and Africa, we employ more than 63,000 employees and support thousands more in our supply chains. We want bp to reflect the diversity of the world around us and to be open to the […]

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October 8, 2021 | Alice Viner

The Co-op

The Co-op is a large organisation employing over 60,000 colleagues across its grocery stores, funeral care and life services and insurance businesses.

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October 7, 2021 | Alice Viner

MediaCom

In an industry that has shown a bias toward traditional forms of education, MediaCom’s leadership team has taken a different stance by understanding different backgrounds, life experiences and future potential as more valuable to a business than qualifications.

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October 7, 2021 | Alice Viner

Companies House

Companies House is the UK’s registrar of companies and sits in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. They have just over 1,000 employees with offices in Cardiff (head office), London, Belfast and Edinburgh.

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October 7, 2021 | Alice Viner

Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead is a music centre and charity in the North East, and one of the largest cultural organisations in the country with 500 staff in administration, orchestra, music teaching, leadership, front of house and back of hour work.

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October 7, 2021 | Alice Viner

Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence employs around 60,000 staff and 198,000 military personnel across the Armed Forces worldwide.

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Recap: T Levels: What, why, where and how?

T Levels are a new alternative to A levels and other further education courses in England. Equivalent to 3 A levels, a T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into employment, higher education or apprenticeships. Each T Level includes an in-depth industry placement that lasts at least 45 days, so students spend […]

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Social mobility and senior roles: why is it important?

14/11/2022

We were delighted to contribute to this article from d&i Leaders (Diversity and Inclusion Leaders), looking at why it’s important for social mobility that people don’t just ‘get in’ to organisations, but are also supported to ‘get on’ and progress in their careers.

Senior leaders from different socio-economic backgrounds have so much to offer organisations, and it’s great to see more and more people recognising the impact that diverse leadership can have.

Not sure where to start? Check out our toolkits for actionable steps to create an organisation where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. https://lnkd.in/dFWDx3M

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