Morris & Spottiswood awarded gold membership by 5% Club

Susan Hughes

CONSTRUCTION and fit-out specialist Morris & Spottiswood has been awarded a Gold accredited membership via The 5% Club’s 2022-23 Employer Audit Scheme.

The award recognises the firm’s development of employees through ‘earn & learn’ initiatives such as apprenticeships, graduate schemes, and sponsored students course placements.

The 5% Club is a movement of employers inspired to take positive action for increased, inclusive, and accessible workplace training for all. With a membership which now exceeds 750 companies, The 5% Club represents over 1.6 million employees.

Susan Hughes, HR director at Morris & Spottiswood, said, “We are proud of our investment in our staff members and are delighted to have met The 5% Club’s gold standard. The award reinforces our commitment to attracting and nurturing the best talent through our apprenticeship, trainee and graduate development programmes.

“We understand that our team is the backbone of this business and in order to achieve our ambitious 10-year growth plan we recognise the importance of investing heavily from top to bottom to have the necessary skill and competence.”

Mark Cameron OBE, chief executive at The 5% Club, commented, “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.”