North Ayrshire Business Case Study: James Frew Ltd committed to opportunities for local young people

James Frew Ltd is a fourth generation North Ayrshire company based in Stevenston that has been trading for over 100 years. They provide both commercial and domestic plumbing, heating, electrical and renewable services.

They are an outstanding example of a business that invests in its employees.

Not only do they pay the Living Wage and promote fair working practices, they also provide invaluable work opportunities for local young people through their ambitious Apprenticeship programme. Currently, they have 45 Apprentices working with them and benefiting from their award-winning James Frew Training Academy.

In this video we hear from Roddy Frew, Managing Director and Andrew Fogarty, Head of Organisational Development.

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