Highly commended for CN Specialists Training Excellence award

We're delighted that VGC Academy has been Highly Commended in the CN Specialists Training Excellence awards 2021....

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Shortlisted for Better Society awards

We've been shortlisted for two Better Society awards - National Commitment to Skills and Training, and National Commitment to the Community

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Highly commended for BCIA award for Go Beyond The Gates

We're shortlisted for the British Construction Industry award (BCIA) for Community Engagement Initiative of the Year for Go Beyond The Gates

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Our 2021 staff survey results

We had even more responses to our staff survey than last year, and our total net promoter score came out as an impressive 63.5 ....

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VGC staff gain 150 future-proof NVQ qualifications

Despite the challenges of COVID, we have continued to fund all our training programmes including life-long NVQ qualifications.

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VGC Academy shortlisted for REC award

VGC has been shortlisted for the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) People Development Business of the Year award for VGC Academy

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Chantal’s ongoing career progression

Chantal Austin has been promoted to quality and compliance manager. She first joined VGC as a resourcer after work experience in 2014....

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Achilles Building Confidence audit success

We have passed the Achilles gold one-day audit to achieve Building Confidence Accreditation, with no non-conformances or adverse comments....

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COVID-19 absence reporting and sick pay (SSP)

COVID-19 coronavirus: guidance for staff on absence reporting and entitlement to statutory sick pay (SSP) if you are ill or asked to self-isolate.

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Manual handling week campaign success

Our Feb 2021 manual handling week campaign gained 1,886 social media engagements, reduced injuries by 44%, and increased observations by 62%.

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Staff update meeting June 2021

About our online staff update meeting on 30 June - watch the recording for news including new starters, qualifications and commendations....

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We’ve won two Inspire awards

In the Inspire Awards ceremony (online) on 8 July, VGC was awarded 'Most Inspiring Employer' and 'Most Inspiring Employment Initiative'....

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