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Sycamore Process Engineering is awarded Gold membership by The 5% Club

Sycamore Process Engineering has been awarded Gold accredited membership via The 5% Club’s 2022-23 Employer Audit Scheme. This award recognises the company’s significant contribution to the continued development of employees through “earn and learn” schemes such as apprenticeships, graduate schemes and sponsored student course placements.

The company said it was proud of its investment in its team members, which is why it joined The 5% Club. The club is a dynamic movement of employers who are inspired to take positive action for increased, inclusive and accessible workplace training for all.

With memberships which now exceed 750 companies, The 5% Club represents over 1.6 million employees, 93,500 of whom are in “earn and learn” schemes. The employer audit is a unique scheme which validates the employers’ activities, explores their future plans and commitments, as well as examining their approaches to quality, social mobility, diversity, and inclusion.

From an impressive list of 129 members, Sycamore was one of the 107 Employers which met the Gold standard.

To achieve Gold membership of The 5% Club, companies need to exceed the five percent target of their workforce in formal skills development. Sycamore has  over 10 per cent of its team currently enrolled in further training.

Jerry Redman, Managing Director at Sycamore Process Engineering Ltd, said: “We are thrilled to be acknowledged for our passion, commitment and hard work in supporting those locally, who want to develop their skills and progress their career. Our apprenticeship scheme is fundamental to our future growth and sustainability.”

Mark Cameron OBE, Chief Executive at The 5% Club, said: “Our Employer Audit scheme recognises the efforts of all those employers who invest in their workforce through a broad range of workplace learning schemes.

“It is fantastic that in these challenging times so many are able to commit to the Employer Audit and to gain the credit for their efforts, and that the majority are striving to expand their schemes over the coming years. Their efforts and achievements are to be applauded.”

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