A 17 year old apprentice from Hampshire had the chance to attend a reception in Whitehall recently. Matthew Rawlings who works for Be Wiser in Andover was handpicked by his managers to attend the event.
Matthew is part of the company’s Head Start programme and is currently on a Level 3 apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services.
Employers and apprentices from the financial, legal and insurance services were welcomed by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The event was an opportunity to meet and mingle with employers and apprentices.
“It was great to be given the opportunity to attend this event,” said Matthew. “It was good to be able to network, meet other apprentices and chat with them about their experiences. This is the first event like this that I have been to and I was proud to be there as an apprentice representing Be Wiser.”