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Apprenticeship of the Year - KEiBA 2015

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Holly Rose: MRS Lettings CIC

Holly Rose joined MRS Lettings CIC after completing a Level 2 qualification in business administration with her previous employer.

After undertaking her initial qualification, Holly decided to pursue a higher level of education and learn about the lettings industry.

MRS Lettings CIC, which has been operating an apprenticeship scheme for around five years, seemed like the perfect fit.  The company, which works in partnership with the Second Chance Housing Support charity, provides free support, education and housing advice for the homeless, and those threatened with homelessness.

Holly said: “Since working at MRS I discovered that the ethos of the company really suited my own ideas and philosophies.  “The atmosphere and working environment was really positive and encouraging. “MRS has provided a high level of support to me, not only as an apprentice, but also as a person, they are really committed to supporting young people in their chosen career.”

Since joining the business, Holly has been promoted
to the role of agency manager.  She is now responsible for managing both office staff and the maintenance team, and has undergone one-to-one training with the company’s managing
director.

Holly has also undertaken legal training, allowing her to further understand eviction procedure, and has been tipped for a role in upper management in the future.

Penny Keevil, managing director at MRS Lettings CIC, said: “Holly always has a positive attitude – arriving before her staff, being enthusiastic, efficient, and striving for excellence in everything and yet being easy to get along with.

“Holly’s commitment to her post, the staff, the management and especially the company as a whole, is second to none.”

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