London Borough of Croydon

Winner: Chequers Contract Services Ltd

This multi-award-winning, family-run business was established in Croydon 30 years ago. They employ over 750 staff, 60% of whom are Croydon residents. Whether it be apprenticeships, training or job opportunities, this business is passionate about helping the people of Croydon find meaningful, sustainable work. They team up with Croydon Works, the council’s job brokerage scheme, to ensure local people are able to access their jobs and apprenticeships.