Greene King wins apprenticeship award: Brewer and retailer Greene King has won the best apprenticeship category at the Training Journal Awards, which celebrate and recognise the best in learning and development practices. The awards, now in their 12th year, recognise the “ingenuity, creativity, passion and hard work of learning and development professionals from around the world”. Greene King was the only company in the pub industry to feature on the shortlist. Chief executive Rooney Anand said: “It’s fantastic to be recognised and celebrated for our apprenticeship programme. We passionately believe in apprenticeships and the role they play within our business and the wider industry. We’re proud to represent the pub industry through being recognised by the Training Journal Awards.” Greene King launched its apprenticeship programme in 2011, with 9,000 apprentices completing the programme so far and a further 2,600 apprentices currently in training.
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