Greene King won ‘Best Training Partnership’ at The Training Journal Awards, which celebrate and recognise the best in learning and development practices.

The awards, now in their 13th year, recognise the ingenuity, creativity, passion and hard work of learning and development professionals from around the world. Greene King was recognised for its collaboration, understanding and co-operation with its apprenticeship provider, Lifetime Training.

Rooney Anand, chief executive of Greene King, said: “We are delighted to once again be recognised at the Training Journal Awards. Our well-established apprenticeship programme has enabled us to increase engagement and continue our track record of providing quality training for our team members. We understand the importance of bringing young people into the hospitality industry and show that it can provide a stable, exciting and rewarding career.”

Alex Khan, chief executive officer of Lifetime Training, said: “This award represents a fantastic achievement and underpins the hard work that our respective businesses have done in support of Greene King’s apprenticeship programme.  Apprenticeships touch almost every part of the Greene King business and have supported the development of thousands of careers.  We are proud and honoured to be part of this journey and to gain recognition for our joint efforts.”

Greene King’s award winning apprenticeship programme started in 2011 and so far, has supported over 11,000 apprentices.