Providing a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy; where residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities – that’s what South Somerset District Council is doing every day.
As the authority responsible for delivering a wide range of services in South Somerset – from spaces that support businesses to grow to playparks that help our youngest residents develop – our residents and our businesses are at the heart of everything we do.
That’s 165,000 people in 72,000 homes across 121 parishes alongside an abundance of excellent small enterprises and many high-tech businesses which, together with our agriculture, manufacturing and service industries, contribute to a balanced economy that builds wealth and generates jobs.
South Somerset District Council is great to work for, excellent to work with, delivers for its communities and is leading the way with staff continually improving how we work and deliver services.
We are ambitious for South Somerset, ambitious about what we can achieve to make improvements with and for the communities we serve and we are dedicated to supporting initiative and innovation.
That’s why we’re so pleased and proud to be sponsoring the Apprentice Employer of the Year category at the Next Generation Awards. Recognising the employers who are playing a vital role in developing the skills we need to keep Somerset at the cutting edge of a wide range of industries is something we whole-heartedly endorse and support.
We would like to wish everyone who has been nominated every success and very much look forward to hearing about how they are playing their part in helping the workforce of the future to thrive.