Forbes’ apprentice scheme highly commended

The quality of the apprenticeship scheme run by Forbes Solicitors has been recognised as Highly Commended at the Damar Apprenticeship Awards 2015.

Forbes was recognised in the Employer of the Year category which showcases the business benefits gained through their commitment to apprenticeships.

Judges were looking for employers who have an embedded training culture and can demonstrate a dynamic delivery model which is above and beyond the requirements and is achieving outstanding results.

Joanne Pickering, director of HR, training and quality commented: “I am delighted that the quality of our apprenticeship scheme has been recognised in these awards. As an Ambassador for the National Apprenticeship Service I understand first-hand the importance of these schemes for those starting out in their careers.” Forbes has been delivering the Business Administration Level II Apprenticeship in house for the last 15 years and several of Forbes’ employees started their careers as Apprentices with the firm including, Lisa Hale, the trainer who delivers the apprenticeship scheme.