AD Wins National Employer Earn & Learn Award - Inclusion and Social Mobility

AD Construction Group were honoured to attend The 5% Club celebration reception yesterday and receive our Gold Membership certificate; and we were absolutely delighted to receive an award in the 'National Employer Earn & Learn Awards 2023' for our commitment to Inclusion and Social Mobility.

At AD we work with regional employment and skills teams and local job centres to offer training, work experience and career opportunities. Our apprenticeship and graduate trainee scheme has been in operation since the 1980s and we are committed to the learning and development of our staff, teams and communities.

Thank you to the 5% Club for bestowing AD this prestigious accolade and for all the support the club provides for its members.

Also thank you to all the inspirational speakers, partner organisations and sponsors at yesterday's event who lead the club and inspire members and our learners.


Best in Class of The 5% Club UK National Employer “Earn & Learn” Awards

At a Celebration Reception held at Mansion House, London on 29th November, The 5% Club further recognised its outstanding members by identifying 12 top performing companies across six award categories.


The event attended by over 400 people and which marked the end of The 5% Club Tenth Anniversary year, saw the award winners drawn from insights and findings in The Club’s Employer Audit research conducted earlier in the year.


One hundred and Eighty employers who participated in this year’s Employer Audit Scheme to gain accredited Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze membership of The Club were shortlisted for the awards, with the winners as follows:


The 5% Club UK National Employer “Earn & Learn” Awards: Inclusion and Social Mobility

Sponsored by The School Outreach Company

Winner, Large Employer: Capgemini

Winner, SME: AD Construction Group


The 5% Club UK National Employer “Earn & Learn” Awards: Quality - Sponsored by BPP

Winner, Large Employer: Cross Country Trains

Winner, SME: Malakoff

The 5% Club UK National Employer “Earn & Learn” Awards: Growth - Sponsored by the St Martins Group

Winner, Large Employer: Tara Group

Winner, SME: Accuracy

The 5% Club UK National Employer “Earn & Learn” Awards: Breadth - Sponsored by the Open University

Winner, Large Employer: Bell Group

Winner, SME: Mivan

The 5% Club UK National Employer “Earn & Learn” Awards: Highest Percentage - Sponsored by Unifrog

Winner, Large Employer: Aecom

Winner, SME: Clive Owen LLP

The 5% Club UK National Employer “Earn & Learn” Awards: Employer of The Year - Sponsored by City & Guilds

Winner, Large Employer: William Hare

Winner, SME: Mivan


Mark Cameron OBE, CEO of The 5% Club commented:

“Congratulations to all our Award winners - they all demonstrated outstanding performance in their category Awards. We are keen that these Awards winners join us at future events in 2024 to talk about the secret of their success and share best practice in their emerging talent strategies.”