Clearview National September 2015 - Issue 166 - Page 89

businessnews Pledging to Prompt Core Values »»Scottish door and building envelope manufacturer and installer CMS Window Systems, which has just been named Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Youth Employer of the Month, is backing a major Scottish government initiative announced earlier this year by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. ‘a fantastic endorsement’ The company, which employs more than 200 people at its Castlecary factory and HQ, has signed up to the Scottish Business Pledge. In signing up to the pledge, CMS has shown how its business activities reflect the initiative’s core values. This includes proving its commitment to good employment conditions, improving workforce engagement and development and supporting youth development. CMS has recently been recognised for its commitment to youth development by being named “Youth Employer of the Month” by SDS, the national skills body which supports the people and businesses of Scotland. Over the past two years, more than 60 young people have completed Modern Apprenticeships with CMS in glass supporting structure fabrication, window installation, surveying and business administration. The company has also offered work placement opportunities to seven young peop