Orange backs youth business skills qualification

Phillips, Lucy
October 2009
People Management;10/8/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p6
The article reports on the decision of mobile phone company Orange to support a new qualification for 16- to 19-year-olds to develop enterprise and business skills by sponsoring the National Enterprise Academy (NEA), which will deliver the said qualification. According to Linda Kennedy, vice-president of people at Orange, the partnership was necessary to recruiting new talent. Kennedy also said that human resources (HR) was also playing an important role in the business strategy at the company.


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