Meet our sponsors

We would like to thank our generous sponsors for making the Young Women’s Trust Awards possible.

Wates Group, sponsor of the Apprentice Award

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Wates Group is one of the largest privately-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK.

“The construction industry needs to look at new ways to encourage greater diversity within our sector. It’s our responsibility to demonstrate why working for the Wates Group is the smart choice for talented young women considering their career options.  Supporting the Young Women’s Trust provides us with a great platform to reinforce our commitment to attract, develop, support and promote equality of opportunity for women in the construction and built environment sector.”

Paul Chandler, Group Managing Director, Construction Group, Wates Group

Venn Group

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“Venn Group is an acknowledged leader in professional interim recruitment, dedicated to helping our clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced contractors, locums and temporary staffing solutions. We pride ourselves on being positive, practical and collaborative; principles we share with the Young Women’s Trust. They truly make a difference to the lives of the young women they support, and ensure that the future of the UK’s workforce is a balanced reflection of our society. Their work is crucial in continuing the momentum of equality, and we are thrilled to assist in any way we can.”

Deirdra Moynihan, Chief Executive Officer, Venn Group Ltd.