South West based accountancy practice, Milsted Langdon recently showed its support of local business professionals, schools, education providers and work-related learning projects by sponsoring the Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards 2019.
The event recognises local skills-based success stories and showcases those who have inspired, raised aspirations and developed a future local workforce in Somerset. It also celebrates the achievements of local pupils and students.
Milsted Langdon has offices in Bristol, Bath, Yeovil and Taunton, as well as an office in London, and was proud to support this year’s awards which were held at The Canalside in Bridgwater in April.
Categories at this year’s awards included Careers Inspiration in Education, Pathways to Employment and Outstanding Impact and saw winners from local businesses, colleges and community projects.
Speaking after the event, a spokesperson for Somerset Education Business Partnership remarked, “We were delighted to welcome all our guests and sponsors to the awards ceremony to celebrate the hard work and success of all our finalists and we hope that the event encourages all those present to continue to inspire and raise the aspirations of young people in Somerset.”
Jonathan Langdon, Chairman of Milsted Langdon was invited to give an encouraging speech about skills and business in the local area. He said, “Somerset Education Business Partnership delivers excellent projects and it is wonderful that these awards recognise the importance of businesses interacting with schools and providing opportunities for young people, and how these interactions can lead to businesses attracting the talent that is available right on their doorstep.
“We appreciate the value that educators and professionals can add to the region’s future workforce and we are very proud to sponsor this hugely rewarding event.”
To find out more about the Somerset Education Business Partnership, visit www.somerset-ebp.co.uk
Pictured: Jonathan Langdon speaking at the awards ceremony in April