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Apprentice of the Year 2020

Apprentice of the Year 2020 – East Midlands Chamber **Pippa Culverwell** It is always amazing when one of the apprentices we helped to hire goes on to achieve great things. In 2019, we worked with Soar Valley Press to recruit a new marketing apprentice for them via an assessment centre recruitment process. Pippa Culverwell stood […]

Assessment Centres

Assessment Centres are back During the COVID-19 pandemic we have been able to keep working and supporting businesses. There was a period when we couldn’t run apprenticeship candidate assessment centres but we are delighted to report that this is no longer the case. We have now completed a series of successful assessment days with EDF […]

How to employ a young apprentice

Our very own, Sarah Cripps is gracing the pages of Niche magazine with some top tips for employing a young apprentice. It is so important to us to help young people find a career through apprenticeships. To help make this happen, employers need to fully understand how to support their young apprentice to get the […]

Our ‘Little Gem’ Harriet’s First Assessment Centre

We couldn’t be prouder of our ‘Little Gem’ and that makes this blog very easy to write.  Our ‘Little Gem’ Harriet who has been a treasured Salad Skills apprentice for over two years carried out her first assessment centre just the other day. This is certainly a testament to her confidence, which has grown so much […]

Our chosen charity – The Laura Centre

We are delighted to be supporting The Laura Centre, as our chosen charity for 2018.   The Laura Centre The Laura Centre is a professional bereavement service. They specialise in the support of parents whose child has died. Or, to children or young people who have been bereaved of a parent or significant person in […]

My apprenticeship journey

Our very own apprentice at Salad Skills, Harriet, has detailed her journey in this wonderful post that explores what made her look into doing an apprenticeship, the highs, the lows and how she thinks everyone should be considering apprenticeships for themselves…