Co-op pledge almost half a million to support apprentice firefighters

Supporting a cohort last summer and another who started in the Autumn, the Co-op have pledged a total of £492,000 from its Apprenticeship Levy to support 41 apprentice firefighters at Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service on two-year programmes. Co-op Group CEO, Steve Murrells, said: “As a champion of social mobility, we know how apprenticeships […]

Co-op takes on 5,000 store staff

Convenience retailer, the Co-op, has announced plans to create 5,000 store-based roles in a bid to provide temporary employment for hospitality workers who have lost their jobs and to increase support for local communities, amid the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. Recruitment procedures have been simplified so that candidates can apply for positions by walking into their […]