Jobs Foundation

10 05, 2024

Join us at the Jobs Foundation

2024-05-10T14:49:32+01:00May 10th, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: |

REIDsteel was one of the first members of the Jobs Foundation when it launched last year.

Our Managing Director Simon Boyd is one of its trustees while our Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Manager Jo White featured on the foundation’s website and in its launch video.

The independent charity champions business as a force for good in society. It seeks to highlight the vital contribution that business makes in terms of creating jobs, providing training and funding public services and, in turn, ensure that Britain has a policy environment which allows business to thrive, so they can be an even more effective tool in alleviating poverty and boosting economic growth.

Key to its success will be developing its Business Council – a coalition of business leaders who share its ambitions for promoting the good that business does.

It already has nearly 300 members spanning global corporates to local SMEs, with the ambition being to build this to more than a thousand members by the end of the year, representing all nations and regions of the country, large and small […]

10 07, 2023

REIDsteel among firms coming together to show business is force for good

2023-07-10T15:13:05+01:00July 10th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: |

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 […]

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