IT firm hires apprentices in local recruitment scheme

AN IT firm has taken on two new apprenticeships as it continues its strategy to nurture home-grown talent.

Friday, 11th August 2017, 1:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 10:58 am
Taylor Made managing director Nigel Taylor welcomes apprentices Sam Barker and Max Laskey

Taylor Made, based in Fareham, has welcomed Max Laskey and Sam Barker to its apprenticeship programme. The pair will become part of the business’s growing IT support team and receive training on cyber security and IT.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Managing director Nigel Taylor said: ‘It’s important to us to create employment opportunities for local people. There’s no shortage of talent.’

Sam, 16, said: ‘ I absolutely love IT and want to get straight into it rather than going to college. Getting paid to earn while I learn is a bonus too.’