Case Studies

Here we showcase some innovative and socially responsible Manchester based businesses choosing to employ apprentices as part of their growth strategy.
By clicking their logo you can see for yourself what the employers have to say about working with their apprentices. You might be surprised to hear about the variety and complexity of the roles their apprentice’s are fulfilling.

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Network Rail

Apprentices play a key role in building a long-lasting legacy Network Rail’s ethos is to not only to…

Brother UK

The Future’s Bright for Local Apprentices Two teenagers from Tameside are building a brighter future for themselves as…

Gazprom Energy

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Rebecca Lilly We believe apprentices bring fresh enthusiasm…

Soft Surfaces

Established in 1997, Soft Surfaces is the UK’s leading installer of innovative safety surfaces for children’s playgrounds. Through its designated…

theEword

Building a Successful Business on Apprentice Talent Dan Nolan, Managing Director of theEword, is a proud apprentice employer…

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AstraZeneca

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Elaine Papworth The major benefit for an employer is…

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Squire Patton Boggs

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Alice Buttifant I would say the major benefits of…

OneFile

PA Apprentice Gives Directors a Time Boost OneFile saw an upturn in productivity after the appointment of a new…

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CANDDi

Meet our proud apprentice employer Tim Langley from CANDDi Here we meet Tim Langley the CEO of Manchester…

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Hill Dickinson LLP

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Sarah Grant The major benefit for an employer is…

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Spiral Colour

Apprentice Hannah helps her employer increase online sales by £190,000 in her first year. Hannah Lee joined Spiral…

BecomeUK

BecomeUK

Become is a creative and digital recruitment consultancy delivering freelance, contract and permanent recruitment services. Established over 15 years…

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Bruntwood

Bruntwood is a family-owned company that own and run over 110 buildings. These buildings are home to all…

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AON

Aon Risk Solutions based in Manchester recruited their first apprentice Annie to provide administration support to their client…

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Online Ventures Group

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: James Welch The major benefits are numerous. We have…

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Smith and Smith PR

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Alison Dwyer  Our apprentice Nathan brings with him digital attributes that…

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Asone

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Martin Mulvey A major benefit of employing an apprentice…

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John Good Shipping

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Alan Steadman As a company who has had a presence…

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Vital Space

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Paul Whiteman Our apprentices have been an enthusiastic and adaptable addition…

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Connections Recruitment

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Tricia Bullman Lydia has now been with us for nearly three…

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Kay Johnson Gee

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Nicola Evans We have employed so far 5 Apprentices’ over the…

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GodelTech

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Neil Turvin We have built a culture within the business where…

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MRJ Recruitment

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Jody Marks Their eagerness and willingness to always learn! Our apprentice started…

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Cruise Club UK

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Michelle Standiland The major benefits are that the apprentices…

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Douglas Scott

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Kathryn Riley They bring a youthful enthusiasm and perspective, experience…

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DPG PLC

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Mike Collins We have enjoyed great success with our…

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SDA Consulting LLP

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Anne-Marie Staley I would definitely recommend employing an apprentice.…

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Thornley Groves

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Kirsty Leigh I think that having apprentices come straight…

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GTD Ltd

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Sharon Tal I think the major benefits have been…

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MID Communications

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Danny Simpson  The benefits have been major as…

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Retirement Solutions

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Kevin Stelfox Here at Retirement Solutions (UK) Ltd after…

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Arcon Housing Association

What have been the major benefits of employing apprentices? Employer: Jim Bradley As an employer, the opportunity to have…