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ROMFORD, ESSEX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/12 -- Neopost Limited has been recognised in the second Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list : www.neopost.co.uk/pr78
, announced at National Apprenticeship Awards at The Skills Show in Birmingham on 14th November, 2012.
The prestigious Top 100 list, compiled by the National Apprenticeship Service in partnership with City & Guilds, recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentices. After a rigorous selection process the most outstanding Apprenticeship employers from all four National Apprenticeship Awards employer categories (ranging from small to macro sized business) went forward to feature in the list, which showcases the breadth of employers who now offer Apprenticeships.
This recognition follows on from Neopost's success at the National Apprenticeship Awards, after winning the Large Employer of the Year award at the London regional final.
Commenting on the company's entry in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer's list, Katy Stanley of Neopost : www.neopost.co.uk/pr78
said. "We are very honoured by the recognition our apprenticeship scheme has received, both at the National Apprenticeship Awards and by receiving a spot on the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer's list. Our scheme has enabled us to recruit and develop our own talent, as well as offer realistic career opportunities in our local community."
David Way, Chief Executive of the National Apprenticeship Service, congratulated Neopost Limited on its success. "The breadth and depth of employers on our Top 100 list just goes to show the huge impact Apprenticeships have on companies of all sizes and the UK economy."
"Apprenticeships are the country's gold standard for vocational training. As part of the new era for Apprenticeships we are introducing measures to ensure there has never been a better time for employers to hire apprentices."
"With more Higher, degree level, Apprenticeships, rigorous new standards for all Apprenticeships and new financial incentives for small firms who hire their first apprentices, employers can be confident that Apprenticeships will deliver for them."
Meanwhile, CEO and Director General of City & Guilds, Chris Jones, said.
"At City & Guilds, we're all about helping people and organisations develop their skills for growth. Apprenticeships are integral to helping us achieve this; they develop the workforce of tomorrow, whilst giving people the skills they need to succeed in employment. To be named a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer is a sign of excellence and Neopost Limited should feel incredibly proud of what they've achieved. I hope that other employers will be inspired by their success to discover the benefits apprenticeships can offer."
To view the full Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers List, please visit www.apprenticeships.org.uk : www.apprenticeships.org.uk/
www.neopost.co.uk/pr78 : www.neopost.co.uk/pr78
Neopost is the European leader and number two world-wide supplier of mailing solutions. It has a direct presence in 18 countries, with 5,600 employees and annual sales of EUR1003 million in 2011. Its products and services are sold in more than 90 countries, and the Group has become a key player in the markets for mailroom equipment and logistics solutions. Neopost supplies the most technologically advanced solutions for franking, folding and inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost also offers a full range of services, including consultancy, maintenance and financing solutions.
Neopost is listed in the A compartment of Euronext Paris and belongs notably to the SBF 120 Index.
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