Employer of the Year
“A key objective is to encourage school leavers and graduates to remain in the Highlands and pursue a professional qualification, whilst receiving on the job training.”
Equiom is a global professional services provider, working with clients to achieve their personal and corporate ambitions. The Inverness office offers leading accountancy services including management accounting, payroll, payments & collections and statutory accounting with exceptional capabilities in the fast growing hospitality sector.
Equiom (Scotland) values the inclusion of young people by employing trainees and supporting local schools and the University of the Highlands & Islands. A key objective is to encourage school leavers and graduates to remain in the Highlands and pursue a professional qualification, whilst receiving on the job training. Equiom undertake a robust recruitment process which focuses on getting to know the individual and drawing out their skills and personality.
Equiom have a dedicated in house Training Manager which means that there is a keen emphasis placed on training and development within the business. The Training Manager has a strong educational teaching background and is a CIMA accountant, so ideally placed to support students.
Alex Frew, HR Manager, Equiom: “As an employer of over 70 staff in Inverness and 700 globally, Equiom are very proud of our training programme and the opportunities we can offer. Beyond academic training, Equiom look at softer skills too (e.g. presentation skills, negotiation skills, learning to delegate, managing time effectively, managing stress etc.). Resilience in young people and how to support them in their day to day lives when problems arise is a key area of focus for us.
As an ICAEW Authorised Training Employer, CIMA Training Quality Partner, and ACCA Platinum Approved Employer, Equiom are completely committed to bringing in young people and ‘growing our own’ talent. We also support AAT as a bridging qualification and these accreditations show their continued focus on quality training and development for young people.”