Apprentice providers receive top acclaim

Apprentice providers receive top acclaim

A host of businesses from across London and the South East are set to represent the region at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2016.

Some of the region’s top apprentice providers were announced yesterday (18 Oct) at the regional heat of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2016.

The awards now in their 13th year showcase many success stories and the benefits apprenticeships have across for businesses across the country.

Winners for London included:

  • Unilever Small Employer of the Year: Integrated Payment Solutions
  • Medium Employer of the Year: Troup Bywaters + Anders
  • BAE Systems Award for Large Employer of the Year: DHL International (UK) Limited
  • EON Award for Macro Employer of the Year: BT plc
  • Santander Award for Newcomer SME of the Year: ElliotLee
  • Rolls-Royce Award for Newcomer Large Employer of the Year: Pickfords Move Management Limited

And the winners for the South East were:

  • Unilever Small Employer of the Year: Invotra Limited
  • Medium Employer of the Year: URT Group Ltd
  • BAE Systems Award for Large Employer of the Year: AWE PLC
  • EON Award for Macro Employer of the Year: Capgemini
  • Santander Award for Newcomer SME of the Year: Your Service Centre - Skybreak

Skills and apprenticeships minister Robert Halfon said: “Apprenticeships are a ladder of opportunity, giving young people and adults the chance they deserve to get on and fulfil their potential.

“Congratulations to everyone that has taken part in the National Apprenticeship Awards so far and the winners representing London and the South East.

“They have demonstrated just how much businesses and learners can gain from an apprenticeship.”

Following the six regional ceremonies taking place across England, winners from each category will have their entries sent for national judging. Three from each category will then be selected as national finalists.

The very best employer category entries are also in the running to feature in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list 2016.

 

 

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