Kerridge Commercial Systems supports BMF Apprenticeship Pledge

Kerridge Commercial Systems announces it is supporting the Builders Merchants Federation’s Apprenticeship Pledge, and have committed to take on 70 apprentices.

The BMF started the pledge to help take control of the skills gap in the building materials industry and stated they want to achieve 15,000 apprentices by 2030.

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“We believe our people make a real difference and as a business growing our own talent is an important part of our people strategy,” explains James Mitchell, managing director UK & Ireland.

Kerridge Commercial Systems already employees 19 apprentices across a range of roles across their business. This includes leadership, research and development, support, finance and marketing.

Mitchell also said: “Our apprentice programme provides an avenue for driving talent into and growing it within the business, developing the skills we need for our future success. We all have an important role to play in our industry and the skills it needs to continue to succeed, by pledging our support to the BMF’s commitment to apprenticeships and taking on 70 apprentices by 2030 we will continue on our journey of not only developing new talent but also upskilling our existing colleagues to ensure our industry’s success.”

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