// Superdrug and Savers have pledged to offer 25,000 jobs across the UK by 2030
// The pledge also includes investing five million global training and coaching hours to upskill the younger generation
Superdrug and Savers have pledged to offer 25,000 jobs across the UK by 2030 in an effort to tackle unemployment.
The health and beauty retailers’ parent company AS Watson Group pledged to offer 200,000 job opportunities for young people globally, equipping them with essential skills.
The pledge also includes investing five million global training and coaching hours to upskill the younger generation by 2030 from training sessions to on-the-job coaching.
“We understand healthy business is only possible with a healthy society and believe that decisive action is needed to build a society that nurtures talent, embraces diversity, and improves livelihoods,” Superdrug and Savers people director, Amy Davies said.
“Our pledge will create a better, stronger business; ready for the huge societal changes we are experiencing today.”
AS Watson Group group people director of Europe, Joanne Mackie said: “Young people are an important source of talent and creativity; by developing their skills, we can make our business stronger and fitter for the future.
“We are not only offering job opportunities, we’re also providing training and coaching to give young people the skills they need to work. We plan to provide 5 million training hours for our global workforce to embrace the future. We look forward to 200,000 talented young people joining us between now and 2030 to help fuel the sustainable growth engine for A.S. Watson.”