BENTLEY RECOGNISED AS TOP EMPLOYER AT SCHOOL LEAVERS’ AWARDS
Bentley named Best Employer in the Automotive Sector
Four awards secured in total, ranking 2nd Best Employer for School Leavers in the UK
(Crewe, 8th June 2017) Bentley Motors has been recognised as a top employer for young people at the School Leavers’ Awards, as voted for by apprentices.
Bentley’s apprenticeship programme collected four awards in total, resulting in a 2nd overall national ranking of best employers for school leavers, and the highest position in the automotive industry.
Bentley was awarded top honours for Job Satisfaction, Medium-Sized School-Leaver Intake, Best Advanced Apprenticeship and Top Employer – Automotive, while also receiving commendations in the Higher Apprenticeship and Company Culture categories.
The awards are centred on feedback given by apprentices, including those on programme at Bentley, from 100 UK organisations, completing surveys based on skills development, career progression and training, and company culture.
Marlies Rogait, Bentley Member of the Board for Human Resources, comments, “Bentley is committed to attracting, inspiring and developing the next generation of talented employees, and the success at these awards is a fantastic acknowledgement of the commitment and expertise of the colleagues leading our training programmes.”
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Notes to editors
Bentley Motors is the most sought after luxury car brand in the world. The company’s headquarters in Crewe is home to all of its operations including design, R&D, engineering and production of the company’s four model lines – Continental, Flying Spur, Bentayga and Mulsanne. The combination of fine craftsmanship, using skills that have been handed down through generations, alongside engineering expertise and cutting-edge technology is unique to UK luxury car brands such as Bentley. It is also an example of high-value British manufacturing at its best. Bentley employs around 4,000 people at Crewe.