Author: Katie George

Mussels in Welsh Ale To celebrate our great Welsh Seafood and help your cook up a storm in the kitchen for you and your family, why not try out this great recipe of Welsh mussels in a Welsh Ale. Here is a step-by-step guide to preparing and cooking this fabulous Seafood dish: Ingredients 75g butter… Read more »

Just a month after starting a Higher Apprenticeship, Lee Price had to deal with the devastating death of Rob, her husband of 36 years. Support from her colleagues, employer, training provider and family encouraged her to continue training and she completed the qualification nine months ahead of schedule despite being short-staffed at work. Now Lee… Read more »

Cardiff’s award-winning Danish bakery and coffee shop, Brød, hasn’t looked back since taking on its first apprentices shortly after business opened four years ago. Founded by Betina Skovbro, Brød (The Danish Bakery Ltd) is situated on Wyndham Crescent in the city’s Pontcanna area. The business, which currently has two apprentices, is growing steadily – 26%… Read more »

Introducing apprenticeship programmes at award winning Powys spring water and soft drinks manufacturer Radnor Hills in 2017 has had a “truly transformational effect” on employees and business growth. The company, which has a workforce of 181 at Heartsease, near Knighton, has seen 20 per cent business growth in the last two years, including a record year in 2018.… Read more »

Award finalist Andrew Bennett is determined not to let dyslexia or losing his sight in one eye stand in the way of a successful career. The 51-year-old Recycling Advisor from Abergele has achieved a Foundation Apprenticeship in Sustainable Recycling Activities, is working towards an apprenticeship and is now mentoring his workmates. Andrew’s training has helped… Read more »

A strong commitment to apprenticeships has enabled an independently owned hotel, bar and restaurant on the Mid Wales coast to maintain a workforce of 40 highly trained and motivated staff. Gwesty’r Harbourmaster Hotel at Aberaeron, which has 13 luxury boutique style rooms, is focused on providing a high standard of customer care and visitor experience… Read more »

The Apprentice Extra Card is the discount card for UK Apprentices, helping your hard-earned cash stretch a little further! Apprentice extra, powered by Totum and NUS Extra, provides discount on some of your favourite brands, in-store and online. As the National Union of Students (NUS) originally created the card, the money raised selling the discount… Read more »

Staff from one of Wales’ leading training providers have run, walked and cycled 1,225 miles since the start of the year to raise money for Cancer Research. The award-winning company, which has offices in Welshpool, Llanelli, Builth Wells, Holyhead and Colwyn Bay, has exceeded its target of covering 1,000 miles but has yet to visit all 22 counties of… Read more »

Tom Cave will travel just a few miles down the coast from his hometown of Aberdovey this weekend to the more southerly seaside resort of Aberystwyth for Sunday’s (September 8) inaugural running of the Get Connected Rali Bae Ceredigion. The event is the first ever stage rally to be held on closed public roads in… Read more »

Star learners, employers, tutors and assessors from across Wales have been shortlisted for this year’s Apprenticeship Awards Cymru, the annual celebration of outstanding achievement in training and apprenticeships. Thirty-four finalists in a dozen categories are in the running for the prestigious awards which will be presented at a high-profile ceremony at the new International Convention… Read more »