70,000 new Work Inspiration placements announced

The Work Inspiration campaign has achieved major success in its first year. Sir Stuart Rose, chairman of Business in the Community (BITC) and Chairman of M&S announced the results to business leaders and young people at an event held in London.

Results highlighted by Sir Stuart include 70, 000 new Work Inspiration placements across the UK and 400 new companies signed up to the campaign, including: ASDA, British Gas, Eversheds, John Lewis, Cadburys, CBI, Microsoft and Lantra – touching the lives of almost 6 million employees.