Dortechs MD James Sutherland, was delighted to have been nominated at Apprentice Champion by Kirklees College during National Apprentice Week on the 15th March. James presented in front of a forum of local business leaders and representatives from The Chamber of Commerce about the benefits apprenticeships have brought to Dortech. Some of the key facts from the presentations delivered on the day include:
- Over 80% of those employers who employ apprentices agree they make their workplace more productive.
- 81% of consumers favour using a company which takes on apprentices.
- 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce.
- 83% of employers who employ apprentices rely on their Apprenticeships programme to provide the skilled workers that they need for the future.