Solutions 4 Plastic is a Lincolnshire based eco-friendly manufacturing company that produce water-soluble, biodegradable and compostable plastics. Solutions 4 Plastic work with a range of materials and utilise their technical expertise to offer a range of sustainable products to their customers. The diversity of their product range means there are many areas of the company that you could work within, from production to marketing and beyond. For people looking to take their first steps into renewable and eco-friendly manufacturing, Solutions 4 Plastic offers Production Assistant roles as part of the KickStart scheme. Solutions 4 Plastic would make an excellent, forward-thinking employer for those wanting to take their first steps into an eco-friendly manufacturing career.
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With a history stretching back over 165 years, Savills is now a world-leading property agent with offices across the globe, including in Lincoln and Stamford. Savills utilise its decades of experience to provide insight, advice, and outstanding property services for every one of their clients. Frequently ranked amongst some of the best UK employers, Savills recently won the Times Graduate Employer of Choice for Property for the 14th consecutive year. With 40% of board members initially joining the company as graduate trainees, Savills showcase their dedication to developing staff and progressing them through the company. Savills offer a range of graduate schemes from building and project consultancy to sustainability and engineering. With an outstanding track record and enticing graduate pathways to suit your desired specialism, Savills would make a brilliant employer for graduates looking to invest in their future.
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car is one of the largest transport solutions providers in the world, offering local and airport rentals, and exotic car and van hire. Alongside this range of rental services, Enterprise also provides business solutions for long-term commercial needs. Through its network and regional subsidiaries, Enterprise Rent-A-Car employs more than 100,000 people, operates more than 10,000 branches in over 90 countries, and has a fleet of 2 million vehicles. In the UK, Enterprise has branches and vehicles within 10 miles of 93% of the UK population. Enterprise has a variety of centres across Lincolnshire, as well as an effective Graduate Management Trainee Programme at the foundation of their company structure. This underpins their unique ‘promote-from-within culture’, with almost all their full-time employees starting within this programme – including their current CEO.
FACT: Putting sustainability at the forefront of their business, Enterprise has pledged to plant 50 million trees over 50 years and aims to use their values to become a leader in car rental, sustainability, and innovation.
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Founded in 1923, Interflora is now the world’s largest and most experienced flower delivery network. Located in the heart of Sleaford, Interflora’s business model works by utilising its network of around 900 florists across the UK. With a ‘big but small’ family culture, Interflora drives an ethos of collaboration and openness within their organisation. This is demonstrated through their regular events and get-togethers, allowing employees to unwind and have fun. Not only do employees benefit from such a friendly, supportive and flexible environment, but also receive generous holiday allowances, a company pension scheme, and health insurance among other benefits, as well as ‘peak-treats’ during busy periods and a bouquet on their birthday!
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The Lincolnshire Co-op is an independent consumer co-operative that operates in Lincolnshire and its surrounding areas. In business since 1961, the society now has over 215 outlets, with its main trading activity being food stores, funeral homes, travel agencies, florists and pharmacies. With over 289,000 members and over 3,000 employees, Lincolnshire Co-op has been named one of the country’s top employers and has been named a platinum ‘Investor in People’. Lincolnshire Co-op has a lot to offer their employees, including a generous annual leave entitlement and competitive rates of pay that is negotiated with trade unions. On top of this, employees can benefit from a range of development opportunities, discretionary staff bonuses based on the society’s performance, and a staff suggestion scheme (with a maximum reward of £1,000 for ‘Suggestion of the Year’).
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ALDI is the common brand name for two German family-owned discount supermarket chains (ALDI Nord and ALDI Süd). With over 11,000 stores in 20 countries and an estimated turnover of more than €50 billion, ALDI has grown into a global powerhouse in the retail industry. In the UK alone, Aldi now has over 900 stores, with plans to expand to over 1,200 by 2025. Aldi puts a strong focus on people – staff and customers alike – so on top of their fantastic rates of pay, they also offer great holiday entitlement, an impressive pension scheme and a subsidized healthcare plan. On top of this, ALDI’s Graduate Area Manager Programme is one of the best in the business – offering a £44,000 starting salary and a fully expensed BMW 3 series.
FACT: Aldi have won numerous awards for their employment, included being ranked 63rd out of the UK’s top 300 Graduate Employers, and 5th in the Time’s Top 100 Best Graduate Employers in 2020
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Batemans Brewery is an independent family-owned hospitality business specialising in the production of award-winning alcoholic beverages. Their main brewery and visitors centre is located at the site of an 18th century windmill in Wainfleet, just outside of Skegness. Batemans also offer enticing business partnerships with the licensees running their pubs that involves a competitive Profit Partnership model put in place to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between the proprietors and the publican. The company took part in the Graduate Skills Builder programme in 2019 and pitched a student-led project focussing on the improvement of their recruitment methods used to encourage and increase diversity in the licensees running Batemans pubs.
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