The 2023 rankings
The Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers and Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers for 2023 were announced during a special live broadcast on Thursday 29th June.
The 90-minute TV programme featured a full countdown of the nation’s top apprenticeship employers, specially-filmed showcases of apprenticeship employers featured in the new rankings, plus studio interviews with apprenticeship recruiters and current apprentices.
Special guests on the programme included Gillian Keegan, Secretary of State for Education; Robert Halfon, Minister for Skills, Apprenticeships & Higher Education; and Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith, Chair of the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education.
The British Army was named the number one employer in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers and Lee Marley Brickwork took the top spot in the Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers for 2023.
The programme was hosted by Martin Birchall, High Fliers Research and Chanise Evans, a former apprentice at the BBC.
Employers featured in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers and Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers for 2023 attended a celebration lunch at the House of Commons in September.