Sam Delcoure, Recruitment Manager, Norse
“Being part of GtoE has not only helped our business fill skill shortages but provides an opportunity to individuals who constantly face barriers to finding work. It’s a rewarding process that not only fills a business need but allows us as a local employer, to support local people”
Bryan Hurst, Training Manager , Bernard Mathews
“Running innovative programs like Gateway to Employment in the work place at Bernard Matthews is one of our key aims as a business. As an integrated business, owning the whole process from ‘Farm to Fork’, it means we can recruit and offer employment experiences and a variety of skills across many different areas of the business.
“The Gateway to Employment programme offers us an opportunity to recruit a huge pool of talented and motivated people who may have much to offer, this helps us to access and tailor any skills we offer to suit to the employee’s, we are able to offer the correct level and type of experience helping them to become more employable, this program can also help change their lives, giving them a new start as well as helping them to fit in to the community, being employed gives them a sense of belonging which is key in supporting them in building for the future with a sense of purpose”