Law Society, Excellence Awards, Highly Commended, 2017Hillyer McKeown ‘Highly Commended’ in national Law Society Awards 2017

“Unity is strength … when there’s teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” Mattie Stepanek

Hillyer McKeown is thrilled to have been Highly Commended by the Law Society in the Excellence Awards last week. The Marketing & Communications award category celebrated the valuable contribution our apprentices make to our business and the economy. The award submission focused on National Apprenticeship week, during which time our apprentices shared their unique stories of why they chose an apprenticeship, what their experience has been like so far, and what they hope to do next with their apprenticeship.

Why choose an apprenticeship?

Apprentices can enjoy career progression and development, gaining valuable experience of working in a professional environment. The ‘ladder of opportunity’ offered by apprenticeships is a viable alternative to going to university and helps apprentices gain practical, hands-on skills.

The benefit of apprentices to businesses

For Hillyer McKeown, encouraging apprentices into the business offers the opportunity to train and develop talented individuals. After successfully completing their apprenticeship a number of apprentices are already working in departments across the business and are developing further knowledge and skills in their chosen area of interest.

We are proud that our apprentices have been able to enter the business, gain invaluable experience and take the next step to continue making a valued contribution. Attracting top talent is just part of our development programme to grow our business.

Read more about how we celebrated our apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week 2017.