Apprentices give

This week (3rd-7th March) is National Apprenticeship Week. Following my campaign last year to create 100 apprenticeships in 100 days, which saw 108 apprentices pledged for by local organisations, I was delighted to read new research exploring the value that apprenticeships can add to businesses and the economy. The research, which was commissioned by the Association of Accounting Technicians, suggests that last year 660 people started an apprenticeship in East Surrey, giving our local businesses a boost of