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This business has signed the Mayor’s Corporate Commitment and has pledged to:

  1. Recognise the role employee volunteering plays in improving employability.
  2. Recognise the value of volunteering experience in recruitment of young people.
  3. Give staff a minimum of one day per year to volunteer.

This business is a signatory of the Mayor’s Corporate Commitment (#iwill campaign partner) The Mayor of London, CIPD and the #iwill campaign believe that social action benefits communities and is also vital to gain, sustain and succeed in employment. Taking part in social action can help people at all stages of their career gain confidence, experience and skills to help them achieve their potential and ambitions. Launched in June 2014 by Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, the Corporate Commitment ensures a baseline standard where every business commits to recognising the value of social action in staff development and the recruitment of young people. With our partners CIPD and the #iwill campaign, the Commitment will shine a light on the amazing work businesses across the capital are taking to support young people and the communities in which they work. Through signing the Commitment, organisations receive Mayoral accreditation, free advice and guidance on embedding social action and the opportunity to join a network of socially minded businesses.

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Businesses across the capital have a major role to play in promoting volunteering amongst their staff and are perfectly placed to offer young people the skills, confidence and support to succeed in the workplace, helping to boost London’s economy.’ Boris Johnson, Mayor of London