If you want to drive a shared national prosperity by helping bridge the skills gap, join us today.

Hear from the Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Select Committee as to why he thinks being a part of The 5% Club is so important for organisations.

Join The Club today.

  • We welcome employers from all sectors and all sizes of business.
  • Our membership is free and open to any organisation committed to the ‘ethos’ of earn and learn.
  • Our joining process is simple and there are two quick and easy steps to becoming a member:

Step One

We ask members (HRD/CEO) to sign our Charter, pledging  voluntary commitment to our goals. As a member of The 5% Club we are:

  • Committed to helping the country’s growth agenda and acknowledge the importance of developing our people as both an employer and a social imperative.
  • Playing our part in addressing youth unemployment and skills shortage.
  • Pledging to work toward having a minimum 5% of our UK workforce enrolled on formalised apprentice, sponsored student and/or graduate development schemes within five years.
  • Measuring and reporting on our progress annually against the above metric in our Corporate Responsibility section of our Annual Report and Accounts or equivalent document/website.
  • Committed to encouraging other employers to participate in the campaign.

Step Two

We ask members for a breakdown of numbers, specifically:

  1. Total UK workforce;
  2. Number of employees currently studying for apprenticeships;
  3. Number of employees on a formal graduate programmes;
  4. Number of sponsored students (i.e. year in industry placements,  trainees/cadets on a part-time, externally accredited course at least at Level 3 that lasts for an academic year such as HNC/HND/BSc/MSc/PhD and whose fees are paid by the employer).

And once a member – Step Three

Once you are a member there are many ways to show this to the community. Here are some examples:

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