AHEAD OF NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK, CR SMITH CELEBRATES 4TH ANNIVERSARY OF BESPOKE APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

CR Smith’s bespoke apprenticeship programme is celebrating four years in operation. Tailored specifically to meet the skills required by the home improvement firm in collaboration with Fife College, the scheme is on its second intake of apprentices and represents an investment of more than £100,000 by the firm in its future workforce. Eleven apprentices are…
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CR Smith apprentice joiners carve career through CR Smith apprenticeship programme

National Apprenticeship Week draws to a close today, and for us, apprentices are vital.  They are the next generation of employees and what help keep our wheels in motion. For some young people, when they’ve walked out of the high school gates for the final time and into the big wide world, venturing onto the…
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Opening Windows of Opportunity with Hand Picked

Hand Picked is a unique employer sponsorship programme, which supports young people into employment.  Set up by CR Smith Chairman Gerard Eadie CBE five years ago, the initiative has helped over 250 young people gain placements on work training academies and paid sponsorship programmes. “I had no experience when I started but I would ask people. I would read…
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