Winner 2016: Shamima Miah

18th November 2016
AN apprenticeship is not just an opportunity to earn and learn but often leads to a permanent job. This has proved to be the case for 22-year-old Shamima Miah who works with early years children at St Wilfrid’s Academy in Stoke-on-Trent. Her high standard of work and commitment has earned her

Winner 2016 : Sanna Shabir

18th November 2016
SANNA Shabir is a very special young woman who is making her way as a young British Asian in what has traditionally been seen largely as a man’s world. Her exceptional qualities have earned her the accolade as “Apprentice of the Year’ at the first ever Asian Apprenticeship Awards. She took

Winner 2016 : Omar Zamir

18th November 2016
OMAR Zamir is a young man with a huge determination to succeed despite being profoundly deaf. It is his commitment that has earned him the accolade as the top British Asian apprentice in the first ever Asian Apprenticeship Awards. He took the award at the end of a gala evening to celebrate the very

Winner 2016 : Lubna Suleman

18th November 2016
ONE of the many benefits of apprenticeships is the ability to keep progressing. This has proved to be the case for Lubna Suleman who after completing a level three apprenticeship in Digital Marketing is now embarking upon a level four in Interactive Design and Development. It has also earned her a

Winner 2016 : Kam Penglin

18th November 2016
A YOUNG British Asian woman has demonstrated what an apprenticeship can do to help with promotion. Kam Penglin has completed her level four apprenticeship and is now embarked on a level five Higher Apprenticeship in Management. It is a commitment that has resulted in Kam being appointed as Business

Winner 2016 : ELDS Blackburn

18th November 2016
A GROUP that works with young deaf people to help them gain apprenticeships has had its work recognised. The East Lancashire Deaf Society won the Employer award in the Charity, Voluntary Organisations and Public Services category at the first ever Asian Apprenticeship Awards. It offers a range of

Winner 2016 : Barclays PLC

18th November 2016
BARCLAYS Plc is one of the biggest names in global banking. It is also committed to employing apprentices and so proving that they have a big role to play in training the next generation of financial services employees. Four years ago Barclays had just 12 apprentices across the country and now it

Winner 2016 : Alisha Tariq

18th November 2016
ALISHA Tariq is a young British Asian woman who always wanted to work with young children. She found that the best way into a career working with and helping children was through an apprenticeship. Starting at level two she is now working towards her level three with Gordon Franks Training in

Our Keynote Speaker – Moe Nawaz

26th October 2016
A MAN who serves as a mentor to FTSE Top 100 companies will be sharing some of the secrets of success at the first ever Asian Apprenticeship Awards. Moe Nawaz will be the keynote speaker at the first awards to be staged at a gala evening at the Holiday Inn in Birmingham on Thursday, November 10.

Our Guest Speaker – Rami Ranger CBE

26th October 2016
STARTING with £2 and an old type writer in a shed back in 1987, Dr Rami Ranger CBE has a truly remarkable and inspiration story to tell. He now heads a business empire with an annual turnover of in excess of £200 million and operating in 130 countries. It is a remarkable story of a man whose

Sally Eaves Interview

25th October 2016
SALLY Eaves is a walking illustration of the truism that if you need something doing then find a busy person to do it. It is a passion for helping young people better their lives that is a motivator behind her decision to accept an offer to be a judge for the Asian Apprenticeship Awards. Her work

From Judging Day – Sheikh Bilal Khan

18th October 2016
INTERNATIONAL corporate lawyer Sheikh Bilal Khan has taken time from a busy life promoting the City of London and British business to be a judge at the Asian Apprenticeship Awards. His other work includes being an adviser to an All Party Parliamentary Group and a Board member of the Middle East