Motion ref. S5M-24352
SME Employer of the Year Award for Zen Consultants
Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Bill Kidd, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan
That the Parliament congratulates Zen Consultants for winning the SME Employer of the Year - Promoting Diversity at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards on the 4 March 2021; applauds Zen Consultancy for its focus on diversifying its workforce through the championing of apprenticeships; praises its backing of the Foundation Apprenticeships course for school pupils; welcomes the opportunities given to the younger generation whilst addressing recruitment issues simultaneously; commends Zen Consultancy for staffing 50% of its workforce through its apprentice programme; recognises the importance of apprenticeships for propagating diversity, and applauds all the hard work done by Zen consultancy to offer opportunities to capable, and often marginalised, young people.