John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd has thrown its weight behind a gamechanging new initiative to combat poverty and boost employment and social mobility.
The Dorset firm – known as REIDsteel – has become one of the first members of the Jobs Foundation, which is uniting industry leaders and entrepreneurs nationwide.
Managing director Simon Boyd has become a trustee of the independent charity. Quality, Health, Safety and Environment manager Jo White features on the foundation’s website and in its launch video.
Businesses are the most effective creator of jobs and social mobility, according to the foundation.
It will help firms to learn from each other to do even more in their local communities to relieve poverty and unemployment.
The foundation is headed by an advisory council of business leaders from a range of sectors, locations and sizes, all uniting behind the message that a successful society requires successful businesses.
Simon Boyd, managing director at 130-strong REIDsteel, said: “Business is a force for good.
“It makes an incredibly positive contribution to our society. Business provides jobs, drives the economy and funds our country’s vital public services through its taxes […]