CPI are delighted to have been awarded Gold Standard from The 5% Club for our significant contribution towards developing employees through our early careers schemes.
The 5% Club is made up of dynamic employers who are committed to incorporating inclusive and accessible workplace training. Upon joining the Club, CPI pledged that 5% of our workforce would be made up of employees in ‘Earn and Learn’ schemes. Due to the success of these programmes across all areas of CPI, we’re proud that these employees currently make up 10% of our workforce.
Following the 5% Club’s Employer Audit that explored activities and approaches to quality, social mobility, diversity and inclusion, CPI was recognised as one of the 58 employers who met the Gold Standard — the highest level attainable.
Hayley Carter, Learning and Development Business Partner at CPI, said: “Our ‘Earn and Learn’ programmes have thrived throughout the pandemic. Across science and innovation, a skilled workforce is invaluable, so we see the importance of creating space in the North East for the development of field-specific attributes…Read more