Social Value

We specialise in maximising the social value that can be generated from the construction industry

B4Box specialise in maximising

social value that can be generated from construction

This includes transforming the lives of people from disadvantaged groups who are furthest from the labour market through employment and integrated training opportunities. The backgrounds of our employees include:

> Long-term unemployed

> NEETs (Young People Not in Employment, Education or Training)

> People with no or low level qualifications

> Looked after children and care leavers

> Ex-carers

> Ex-armed forces personnel

> Ex-offenders

> People recovered from alcohol, drug and mental health issues

B4Box provides:

  • Secure employment for people in their local area
  • Industry recognised qualifications
  • Upskilling and increases in economic output
  • Sustainable careers
  • Increase spending in the local economy

Performance

  • 1 apprentice per million is the construction industry aspiration; B4Box has achieved 10 apprentices per million.
  • 90% of our workforce were long-term unemployed individuals at entry who faced multiple barriers to employment.
  • B4Box have 95% success rate in training its apprentices in Level 2 and 3 multi-trade, full-framework, construction apprenticeships.
  • Over 95% of previous apprentices remain in sustainable employment with B4Box and other firms who ask to hire our graduates.

Impact

  • For every £1m of construction we create savings of at least £1m for the public purse.
  • For every £1m of construction we create additional social value through improvements in beneficiaries wellbeing and quality of life.
  • We produce a Local Economic Multiplier of at least £2 for every £1 spent with us.
  • We produce public economic value ratio of at least 10:1 for every £1 of public investment in our industry-accredited training.

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