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Register your interest online and complete

1 the application form at

After submitting your application you will be

2 contacted by Norfolk Chamber to arrange

a short on-site visit to verify your application. Upon successful verification your award

3 will be confirmed and issued.

Promote the good work that you do by

4 using the liYP standard across your

Investment in young people



There is an administration fee for the award which covers the employer for a 2 year period.

Entry into the online awards register which lists employers who have achieved the IiYP award. This list can be viewed at An IiYP certificate. Electronic copy of the IiYP award logo for use on stationery, websites and marketing materials.

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Recognising the important work that you do to help young people gain skills and prepare them for future employment


INVESTMENT IN YOUNG PEOPLE AWARD There continues to be significant publicity surrounding the issue of young people effectively being prepared for the world of work when they leave education. Whilst many would agree that more can be done, there is considerable existing effort provided by local employers to help young people into work which, by and large, is not fully recognised. ‘Investment in young people’ is a national scheme that recognises the important work carried out by small to medium businesses helping young people aged 5 - 25 gain employability skills.

marking your contribution to the future of young people

Being recognised as an IiYP company shows your commitment in supporting the development of a young person’s ‘employability skills’ and their understanding of work. This award is a mark of recognition to demonstrate your company’s commitment in supporting young people plan for their future careers and employment. The IiYP mark can only be used by companies that have been successful in meeting the required standard. Companies that have achieved the IiYP award will be registered on the website where an up to date list of accredited companies is available to view. Successfully recognised IiYP companies will be able to use the IiYP mark on stationery and company marketing materials. Demonstrate to your customers and the wider community that you invest in and support young people into employment.

These are valuable skills that will assist their transition from education into the workplace. The award is granted for a 2 year period.

If you’ve worked with a local school, college or education provider by engaging in activity that helps students form a better understanding of enterprise and business whilst gaining a range of employability skills. This may include: • Providing structured support for apprenticeships • Providing structured work experience • Supporting school/college led enterprise activity • Attending and supporting local careers events • Supporting local young chamber activity • Supporting young enterprise or similar activity

(The above is not an exhaustive list and employers are free to provide their own examples of how they have engaged with their local school, college or education establishment).

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