Employer Case Studies

Thomson Reuters

The busy financial services division of multi-national media and research business, Thomson Reuters, needed a new injection of talent and IT expertise to help the business.

Channel 4

When he started looking for an apprenticeship, Hamish McGowan wasn’t looking specifically at a career in cyber security – in fact, he wasn’t even looking for a career in IT. I was working for a plumbing company, fabricating pumps; I’d no idea what I really wanted to do.

Fidelity International

For businesses like Fidelity International, who have long understood the value of hiring and developing apprentices into loyal and highly skilled employees, the Apprenticeship Levy provides an opportunity to make apprenticeships the norm.

New Signature

New Signature is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft Gold partner delivering innovative technology solutions. With a workforce of over 400 permanent employees, New Signature hires Firebrand apprentices to help with their Azure and Office365 skills strategy.

Reliance acsn

Reliance acsn currently manages over 1,000 security devices for more than 80 customers across five continents, with clients spanning multiple sectors including banking, telecoms, retail, government, insurance and leisure.


IJYI came to Firebrand to hire and train an apprentice, and help them grow their business. IJYI had a need for specific skills and they found an apprenticeship to be the best way to meet that need. By doing this, their business was able to continue its rapid growth and take on more projects.

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