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The Managing Director of an Essex-based direct marketing company has gone the extra mile in investing in his staff. Allistair Hunter of Direct Solutions has given four of his team the green light to start a range of NVQ qualifications after staff were inspired by the company’s new apprentice.

The National Vocational Qualification programme will bring a great opportunity for staff to gain new skills and knowledge and will be of great benefit to them personally and the business

The Managing Director of an Essex-based direct marketing company has gone the extra mile in investing in his staff. Allistair Hunter of Direct Solutions has given four of his team the green light to start a range of NVQ qualifications after staff were inspired by the company’s new apprentice.

Allistair explains: “Every successful company knows that teamwork and having strong staff can really make all the difference to how well a service is provided. When Ryan joined us on an apprenticeship scheme other members of staff expressed an interest in gaining qualifications too. Direct Solutions has invested heavily in new technology recently so I opted to invest further– this time in people by giving our employees the chance to take an NVQ whilst maintaining their work roles”.

Allistair believes that further training will help confidence, maintain morale and cement company commitment.

“The National Vocational Qualification programme will bring a great opportunity for staff to gain new skills and knowledge and will be of great benefit to them personally and the business” Allistair explains, “I am committed to helping my workforce feel more empowered, and gaining new skills is key to that. This is a challenging time for business but ongoing investment in staff is crucial.”

Employees Daniel Perry and Ryan Layton-Smith will be taking NVQs in Warehousing and Storage, and Donna Fennell and Marion Rotchell will be taking theirs in Business and Training.

Each course takes a year to complete and will be run by Every Step Training who provide professional training and support services to all types of business, individuals and also the public sector.

Pictured left to right: Ryan Layton-Smith, Daniel Perry, Donna Fennell and Marion Rotchell who are all taking NVQ’s as part of Direct Solutions’ employee investment programme

More information: Direct Solutions is based in Faraday Close, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

Contact Allistair Hunter on 01255 221322 or email allistair(at)directsolutionsuk(dot)com

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