In the press: Veolia receives Princess Royal Training Award

by Nov 4, 20192019 awards, In the press

Veolia has been awarded a Princess Royal Training Award for its recent initiative Respect at Work, which aimed to help staff “better manage potential abuse from members of the public”.

The awards were presented by HRH Princess Anne, at a ceremony held at St James’s Palace in London on 30 October 2019.

Veolia explained that it had identified that the verbal and physical abuse of its employees by members of the public was a significant issue. Consequently, it designed the Respect at Work training programme, which was completed by around 3,500 employees.

The programme was developed by Veolia to help its operative workforce who are out working with the general public on a daily basis.

Implemented by Veolia’s dedicated People Development team the programme included the use of a training bus which was deployed across the UK in order to maximise reach across its operational sites.

Read the full article on the Let’s Recycle website: https://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/veolia-princess-royal-training-award/

Other news stories

City & Guilds Group hosts Alumni pop-up conference on leading with purpose

The City & Guilds Group recently invited Princess Royal Training Awards recipients past and present to attend a pop-up conference in East London. Attendees gathered ahead of the awards ceremony to share best practice in being purpose-driven organisations. It...

In the press: World-leading motorsport engineering company Xtrac wins Princess Royal Training Award for its apprenticeship programme

Thatcham-based transmission technology company Xtrac has received royal recognition for the “extremely high standard” of its apprenticeship scheme, which started more than 25 years ago, shortly after the business was founded in 1984. The firm, which now...

In the press: Unipart recognised for 3rd time by HRH Princess Anne for outstanding workplace training

Unipart was among 44 UK organisations including IBM, The Co-Op and Lloyds Banking Group, commended with a Princess Royal Training Award for their workplace learning at a ceremony held at St James’s Palace in London last week. Presented by HRH Princess Anne and...

Oakman Inns to receive royal accolade

Multiple operator Oakman Inns will be presented with an annual Princess Royal Training Award in November. Read more on the Morning Advertiser website: https://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Article/2020/08/20/Oakman-Inns-Princess-Royal-award and the Rugby Advertiser...

Oakman Inns’ training is recognised by HRH The Princess Royal on her 70th birthday

On 14th August 2020, The City and Guilds Group announced that pub group, Oakman Inns, will be one of just 43 recipients from 39 organisations who will be presented with the annual Princess Royal Training Award in November. This is the second time that the independent...

Sky: What are your sure-fire ways to get new-starters inducted well?

Sky recently took a look at their induction process and made some changes that increased speed to competence and improved Net Promoter Score! With the pandemic creating a growing need for advisers to help customers, and to help colleagues with the...

In conversation with Aaron Saxton about UKFast’s £5m commitment to their Community and Education Trust

At our Alumni event in Manchester we caught up with Aaron Saxton, Director of Education at UKFast, to talk about the organisation's Community and Education Trust which has committed £5 million to provide more opportunities to young people in the community. It’s clear...

Celebrating 46 UK organisations who have outstanding workplace training programmes with HRH The Princess Royal

London, Thursday 8th December: On Tuesday 6th December, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, welcomed 46 organisations to Banqueting House in London to celebrate successfully achieving a Princess Royal Training Award for their commitment to training and development....

In the press: Eyres Monsell Primary School is first in COUNTRY to win new Royal award

A primary school in Eyres Monsell has become the first in the country to be honoured with a Royal award.Eyres Monsell Primary School received a Princess Royal Training Award for their well-being and mental health programme for teachers.Head teacher, Kerry Hill, said:...

Next Alumni meet-up: Manchester Wednesday 1 May 2019

Everybody agrees that employee experience is crucial to business success ― and yet not many organisations are actively addressing this need. How can employee training and development hep you improve employee experience and enhance the performance of your organisation?...

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.

Celebrating the impact of learning and development

At the heart of City & Guilds is our purpose which has skills development deep rooted in it. And through the Foundation one of our jobs is to celebrate where really great skills development is happening, and an example of how we do that is our Princess Royal Training Award programme.

Princess Royal Training Awards 2023 Recipients: in the press

Here is a roundup of the media coverage following the announcement of the 2023 Princess Royal Training Awards recipients. National news FE News:...

53 Princess Royal Training Awards across UK and Ireland for achieving positive impact through skills development

HRH The Princess Royal, President of the City and Guilds of London Institute, has approved 53 Awards to a range of organisations across the UK and Ireland, for their outstanding training and skills development programmes, all of which have shown a significant positive...

Demonstrating the impact of outstanding training with The Princess Royal Training Awards class of 2022

It’s not often you can bring a range of employers together in a room from large multinational banks to small charities devoted to the welfare of donkeys; this is what makes The Princess Royal Training Awards so unique. Now in its seventh year, The Princess Royal...

Celebrating 46 UK organisations who have outstanding workplace training programmes with HRH The Princess Royal

London, Thursday 8th December: On Tuesday 6th December, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, welcomed 46 organisations to Banqueting House in London to celebrate successfully achieving a Princess Royal Training Award for their commitment to training and development....

Outstanding workplace training programmes recognised in HRH The Princess Royal’s training awards

HRH The Princess Royal, President of City & Guilds, awards employers with outstanding training and skills development programmes which have been proven to have significant positive impact on their business or their staff More apprenticeship programmes have been...

HRH The Princess Royal visits Xtrac Academy

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal’s visit to meet recipients of her eponymous Princess Royal Training Award, assessed by City & Guilds she serves as president, was accommodated by the motorsport & automotive transmission technology specialist Xtrac at its...

HRH The Princess Royal visits The Thames Skills Academy

HRH The Princess Royal met members of The Thames Skills Academy (TSA) on 10 May, in a visit showcasing pioneering work to improve safety skills for everyone working on and beside the river. At the end of her tour at Butler’s Wharf, led by TSA’s CEO Katherine Riggs and...

48 UK organisations celebrate the Princess Royal Training Awards with HRH Princess Anne

On Thursday 28th April, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, welcomed 48 organisations to Mansion House in London to celebrate them receiving Princess Royal Training Awards for their commitment to training and development in 2021.   Currently in its sixth...

Why (and How) there are more Women in Leadership roles at Finance Company, Towergate Insurance

Which women in leadership do you admire? Head of Learning & Development, Ian Sadler, adds to the conversation amongst today’s thought leaders on why more women in leadership are needed in male-dominated industries to help organisations stay competitive, and tells...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This