Elevate Education Business Partnership have been awarded Aspiring status of Mayor Steve Rotherham’s Fair Employment Charter, a new initiative encouraging businesses in the Liverpool City Region to provide proper support, conditions and pay to their employees.
Over 50 organisations have already signed the Fair Employment Charter alongside Elevate EBP, committing themselves to offering staff the opportunities to progress and thrive, using local labour and supply chains, and recognising trade unions. The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority have reported there are a further 85 companies also in talks to sign the charter.
Gill Ditchburn, Chief Executive Officer at Elevate Education Business Partnership said:
“We are thrilled at the recognition of Elevate EBP as a fair employer; our team make a huge impact and we are dedicated to ensuring that they always feel supported, appreciated, and rewarded for their hard work.
“As an organisation, we are passionate about transforming lives and creating growth across the Liverpool City Region and the Fair Employment Charter is a fantastic opportunity to improve social mobility and boost our local economy. We’re very proud to be part of such an important initiative.”
The charter has three levels of membership; Aspiring, Accredited and Ambassador. The accreditation process has been designed so that employers can progress through these levels.
To read more about the Fair Employment Charter, please visit: https://www.liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk/liverpool-city-region-employers-sign-up-to-mayors-pledge-to-stamp-out-poverty-pay-and-improve-working-practices/
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