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Y Prentis named finalist for Investors in People Best Apprenticeship Programme 2021

16th September 2021

Y Prentis has made the final shortlist for Best Apprenticeship Programme in The Investors in People Awards 2021. In a record-breaking year for entries, with nearly three hundred organisations involved, this is an outstanding achievement and one that everyone at Y Prentis is proud of.

Some positive things which were highlighted about their entry by the judges, included: "Some great examples of how you support your apprentices - including giving them a voice through a formal route, focused apprentice specific wellbeing support, recognising their unique needs, and capitalising on their ability to act as ambassadors to sustain the programme".

Darryl Williams, Programme Manager at Y Prentis, said: “It is a fantastic compliment to our team to be shortlisted for this award, especially when taking into consideration the various challenges they have to endure on a daily basis, due to the current climate - a huge congratulations to them, and definitely well deserved”.

Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, commented:

“Now in our 8th year, it always makes me feel immensely proud to see so many fantastic organisations staking their claim to be the best. And every year, the entries do get more and more competitive and the judging even tighter. Reaching the final shortlist is a testament to the amazing commitment these organisations are making to make work better for their people, and they truly deserve this recognition.”

The Investors in People Awards celebrate the very best organisations and individuals from around the world across various organisational, people, wellbeing and leadership categories. Each year hundreds of organisations from the UK and abroad battle it out to take home one of the sought after trophies to show their award-winning commitment to investing in their people.

The Winners will be announced at an online ceremony on the 23rd November 2021.

For the full shortlist and more information about Investors in People please visit