Ogilvie Construction recognised for developing young people
Ogilvie Construction is among the first Scottish companies in the sector to have been awarded Investors in Young People (IIYP) accreditation.
The award recognises Ogilvie’s commitment to recruiting, training and developing young people.
The company currently employs 51 young people, aged 16-28, who are at various stages of their apprenticeships and training. In August last year Ogilvie took on 10 new apprentices, creating the opportunity for them to develop skills and career opportunities in construction.
Donald MacDonald, managing director, Ogilvie Construction, said he was “delighted to have received this IIYP award”.
He added: “The development of our young people is fundamental to maintaining the long term values of our business and ensuring that we continue to operate with a highly skilled workforce that is well placed to meet the changing needs of our customers.”
Investors in Young People is a key recommendation from the Commission for Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce is being rolled out by Investors in People.