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2019

"There's a great level of responsibility, lots of exposure and variation during the scheme, a good work/life balance and strong focus on development areas and learning opportunities."
Marketing, Graduate, Brighton
"Our opinions are highly valued and respected."
Graduate, Peterborough
"ABF has a strong graduate community and the workplace training offered is great at bridging the gap between a university degree and a full-time job. The supply chain scheme has core functional training as well as non-functional training with the wider graduate cohort, which is a good opportunity to build networks and get different perspectives about challenges facing each of the businesses."
Procurement, Graduate, Brighton
"You can never be bored as it's such a fast-moving industry that has you working on many different projects across a year with many different employees of many different levels and experiences."
Entry level, Tilbury
"I have been given responsibility for real projects from my very first day, which means I feel like I'm adding value in each of my placements."
Graduate, Andover
"Flexible hours, great line managers and good mentoring support. There's a significant number of high-quality training courses. The culture of the business is great and really cares about people. We're given a high level of responsibility from day one."
Procurement, Graduate, Peterborough

2016

"You get real responsibility within the business and excellent training programmes run throughout the scheme. You also change roles and businesses over the two years allowing you to gain a breadth of experience."
Graduate,
"I get a lot of responsibility working and leading important projects as well as exposure within the wider ABF business."
Supply Chain, Graduate, Manchester
"The level of exposure and opportunities across the businesses."
Graduate, Maidenhead
"High level of responsibility at an early stage in your career. Flexible working hours and a high level of managerial trust. Relaxed and sociable working culture."
Marketing, Graduate, London
"Lots of responsibility in the roles you do. Opportunities to develop through training and interesting projects."
Graduate, Stevenage
"You get a real feeling that the company cares about your development and listens to your needs in order to get the best out of you."
Supply Chain, Graduate, Peterborough
"Variety of work, involvement in projects at the highest level of business, exposure around the business."
Midlevel, Maidenhead
"There are excellent levels of support from your team and management. It's a small group of graduates so you get real focus and don't feel like you're a small part of a large crowd. There's a very good training structure and excellent exposure to senior people throughout the group. The fact that ABF is made up of a multitude of businesses means that you get the feel of a small business within a large organisation and a great scope for variety."
Graduate, Home Counties
"Real responsibility and flexibility with working hours."
Graduate, London
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