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Hanson joins The 5% Club

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Hanson has joined The 5% Club, which aims to create a shared prosperity by driving ‘earn and learn’ training opportunities, helping to address the skills shortage and youth unemployment in the UK.

“As a company, we are committed to supporting the UK’s growth agenda and acknowledge the importance of developing our people,” said HR director, Clare Mayo.

“We aim to play a role in transforming the fortunes of young, talented people in the UK and to ensure that the UK retains its reputation for innovation.”

As a member of The 5% Club Hanson is:

  • Committed to helping the country's growth agenda and acknowledging the importance of developing its people as both a business and social imperative
  • Playing its part in addressing youth unemployment and skills shortage
  • Pledging to work towards having a minimum 5% of its UK workforce enrolled on formalised apprentice, sponsored student and/or graduate development schemes within five years
  • Measuring and reporting on its progress annually against the above metric in our Corporate Social Responsibility section of its Annual Report and Accounts or equivalent document
  • Committed to encouraging other businesses to participate in the campaign

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