Doncaster faces an opportunity to transform employment, skills and economic growth. This is your chance to help build a growing, productive and inclusive local economy which supports a society that works for everyone.

Sign the Doncaster Promise


Sign the Doncaster Promise today and pledge your business' commitment to supporting the schools, colleges and young people who would benefit most.

Engaging with the Promise is easier than you might think. Choose one (or two, or all three) of the Promise Pathways:

Engage, inspire and celebrate

Give talks, host industry visits, engage with young people at careers fairs and through the Start Doncaster and Sheffield City Region Talent Bank platforms.

Skills for your future workforce

Offer meaningful work experience, apprenticeships or graduate schemes. Join the Enterprise Adviser network, become a school Govenor/Trustee or engage with the Advance programme.

Reach communities

Get your workplace Disability Confident, work with us to deliver Supported Internships, become a mentor and participate in community engagement events.

Sign the Promise


A fairer future begins in school. We believe every young person in Doncaster should have a clear line of sight of what they can achieve and how they can meet their aspirations, no matter their social background.

We can help your school provide high quality, vocationally relevant learning opportunities that help support your students to thrive in the modern workplace. All we ask from you is to:

Engage and be responsive

Engage with the Promise, businesses and the public sector to communicate your needs.

Develop learning in the classroom

Commit to business learning in the classroom by informing learners of relevant high quality employment and education pathways. Work with businesses to develop vocationally relevant learning opportunities for all.

Meet the Gatsby Benchmarks

Commit to meeting the eight Gatsby Benchmarks in careers education, information, advice and guidance.

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Doncaster Promise document

Download your copy of the Doncaster Promise.


Doncaster Promise communications pack

Download resources to help you communicate your involvement with pride.