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Vertu Motors Plc Recognised As A Top Apprenticeship Employer In 2023 Rankings

Vertu Motors Plc Recognised As A Top Apprenticeship Employer In 2023 Rankings

Vertu Motors plc, the third largest automotive retailer in the UK, has been recognised as one of the nation's top apprenticeship employers.

The Department for Education has ranked Vertu Motors plc 98th on the list of the top 100 employers in the UK for its commitment to providing exceptional apprenticeship opportunities.

Compiled annually by the Department for Education in partnership with High Fliers Research, the employer rankings showcase England's outstanding apprenticeship employers. The rankings aim to assist future apprentices, parents, and career advisers in identifying apprenticeship opportunities at the country's leading employers.

In 2022, more than 550 apprenticeship employers across various industries and business sectors entered the rankings, including engineering, manufacturing, technology, accounting and professional services, health and social care, and retailing.

Vertu Motors plc's recognition as one of the top apprenticeship employers highlights the company's dedication to nurturing talent and creating pathways for apprenticeship success.

"We are honoured to be recognised as one of the nation's top apprenticeship employers," said Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors plc. "At Vertu Motors, we firmly believe in nurturing the future of our industry, and our apprenticeship scheme equips individuals with the skills required for a successful automotive career. This acknowledgement is a testament to the hard work and commitment of our colleagues in providing exceptional apprenticeship opportunities."

With a network of 190 sales outlets across the UK operating predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu, and Macklin Motors brand names, Vertu Motors plc has established itself as a leader in the automotive retail sector. The company is dedicated to supporting and developing apprentices, enabling them to build rewarding careers within the industry.

In March 2023, 7.4% of Vertu Motors plc colleagues were apprentices, showcasing the company's commitment to providing valuable training opportunities. Additionally, between April 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023, 203 apprentices embarked on their apprenticeship journey with Vertu Motors plc.

The recognition as one of the top apprenticeship employers reaffirms Vertu Motors plc's dedication to fostering talent and investing in the future of the automotive industry.

For more information about Vertu Motors plc and its apprenticeship opportunities, please visit https://www.vertucareers.com/

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