Steve and Marcia evaluate each submission and speak to colleagues of the apprentices to get a true and accurate picture of their performance and contribution to the Group. A winner is then decided on the basis of performance, attitude, achievements and potential development. LIAM SAID: “I have been at Abbey for over two years and my role is Fleet Administrator within the Workshop team. “I have enjoyed my time at Abbey every step of the way and I am now completing my second apprenticeship course after passing my Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 last year. This year I am working towards Team Leader for Transport Manager Level 3. “Leaving sixth form straight into an apprenticeship at Abbey is definitely the best
decision I have made as it has given me the skills and knowledge I need so I can progress within the business. “I am very proud and grateful to win Apprentice of the Year as it’s great to know my hard work has been recognised by my colleagues. I am eager to continue working hard every day and learning more skills and I am excited to see what the future holds.”
bright future ahead of him at Abbey.
“We have a long and established apprenticeship programme, supported through our involvement in Think Logistics which works with schools and colleges to highlight the opportunities available in the logistics sector. “Liam’s success and the success of all of our apprentices further demonstrates the positive impact of a well-managed and structured apprenticeship scheme and how effective it can be in transitioning young people into the world of work, giving them the skills, experience and knowledge needed to start long and rewarding careers.
STEVE GRANITE, ABBEY LOGISTICS CEO, SAID:
“All of our apprentices have demonstrated amazing ability this year; they have contributed significantly to the success of the business and helped support our customers. “Liam is totally committed to his role and helping others in his team. He works very hard and always has a positive attitude towards his work and colleagues. He has a very
“Congratulations Liam, a well-deserved winner of this year’s award.”
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