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CPL Training Group shortlisted for Employer of the Year at the City of Liverpool Business Awards

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

CPL Training Group has been shortlisted for the Employer of the Year award at the City of Liverpool Business Awards, which is hosted by Downtown in Business Liverpool.

The Wirral-based company, who offer multi-platform training solutions that are utilised by hospitality and licensed retail sector, has been selected from companies across Merseyside. Also on the shortlist are Carringtons Catering and The Mothership Group. 

CPL Training Group’s shortlisting for this award is an acknowledgement of the growth of one of The Wirral’s biggest business success stories, who provide solutions for blue chip clients such as drinks businesses Coca Cola and Carlsberg and media corporation BSKYB. 

Established in 1991, the company, led by CEO Daniel Davies started out providing face-to-face training courses for licensees at four regional centres around the UK. This quickly expanded to over 70 locations nationwide, which currently provide training to over 30,000 learners annually. In 2010 CPL Online was established and is now the leading provider of e-learning courses and online business system solutions to the licensed retail sector. It provides 40 courses to over 600,000 learners a year, as well as delivering quality bespoke services and products to its clients.

An ideal candidate for this award, the company has experienced phenomenal growth, with the workforce doubling in the past two years. CPL is also committed to developing young talent and currently has 21 apprentices in various roles across the business. 

Daniel Davies, CPL Training Group’s CEO said, “It’s an honour to be recognised and to be shortlisted for this award. As the company has grown over the past few years, we have put a huge investment in people, recruiting the brightest talent, found here on the Wirral. I strongly believe that this is has enabled us to remain instrumental in our award-winning innovation.”

The winner of the award will be announced at the eleventh annual City of Liverpool Business Awards gala dinner on Thursday 16th July at Sefton Park Palm House.

Voting is open to the public and will close on Friday 12th June at 5pm.