Palletways UK has celebrated the fifth birthday of its apprenticeship scheme. Since it launched at the end of 2012, 17 apprentices have entered the scheme, with 11 recieving full time employment at its completion. The scheme’s apprentice retention rate stands at 79%, which Palletways UK MD Dave Walmsley celebrated as “well above the national average of 67%”. He added: “Palletways has well and truly got behind apprenticeships. People are the foundation of our success as a market leader, so investing […]
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