National Apprenticeship Week 2022: Employer Award winner announcement!

11th February 2022

National Apprenticeship Week takes place from the 7th-13th February 2022 and is designed to raise the profile of apprenticeships with both employers and learners. The theme is ‘Build the Future’ and aims to encourage everyone to consider how apprenticeships help individuals to build the skills required for a rewarding career.

We are thrilled to announce Aon as the winners of our Collaboration and Innovation Award and Marsh McLennan as our Early Careers Champion.

Carolyn Blunt, Davies Growth & Client Success Director commented:

“We’re thrilled to celebrate our national apprenticeship award winners, recognising Aon in collaboration and innovation and Marsh McLennan for their early careers and graduate programmes. Both employers have been instrumental in shaping industry thinking through the insurance sector apprenticeship taskforce and supported the credibility of apprenticeships as a pathway to achieve professional qualifications in insurance.

We look forward to working with them in the years ahead.”


Collaboration and Innovation Award
Winner: Aon

On receiving the award Katie Wilkinson, Culture and Change Partner at Aon commented:

“We are delighted to have received the Davies Collaboration and Innovation Award. At Aon, we are passionate about making our colleagues successful and committed to inspiring and equipping colleagues with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to meet their professional potential. We have collaborated with our partnerships to deliver an excellent development experience via our apprenticeship programmes (Go Further). We are proud of the impact that our Go Further apprenticeship programmes have made to date and we are also incredibly excited about what’s to come!”



Early Careers Champion Award
Winner: Marsh McClennan

David Chesham, Early Careers Talen Development Lead at Marsh McClennan commented on receiving the award:

“Thank you to Davies for the award and all their support over the last 12 months. We are very proud and the team have done a brilliant job inducting, training and supporting all those on an Early Career Programme. Early Careers is so important for our Industry and to MMC, so it means a lot to receive this.”


Congratulations to our Employer Award winners for their continued commitment to supporting apprenticeships in the insurance sector.

Our learning solutions team delivers a range of apprenticeship programmes across insurance & financial services. Get in touch with Carolyn Blunt, Growth & Client Success Director to find out how we help businesses make the most from the apprenticeship levy.

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