Category: News Items


The Apprentice Store Named Youth Employer of the Month

The Apprentice Store has been named Skills Development Scotland’s Youth Employer of the Month for August 2018 for our efforts in creating opportunities for young people, particularly those from diverse background. We believe that businesses of all sizes should look to develop their workforce through the apprenticeship family from Foundation, through to Modern and Graduate …

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The Apprentice Store Acquires Web Development Company Lanetech

As of the 1st June 2018, The Apprentice Store acquired leading web development business Lanetech. The acquisition will enable The Apprentice Store to diversify the IT services it provides to businesses across the Highlands and Islands and take on more apprentices to train in web development. Inverness based Lanetech is a well-established business that has …

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and now there are two!

We are please to welcome Alex Clunas to The Apprentice Store to work alongside Matthew Dickinson in the delivery of services to our clients. Alex joins us from The Shirlie Project as a Digital Marketing Apprentice and is following a Modern Apprenticeship that is support by Skills Development Scotland. Alex has training support through his …

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Cyber Security Tips

Make Cyber Essentials your Goal

Cyber Essentials helps you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security. Good system housekeeping is your friend in the fight against cyber crime but achieving Cyber Essentials should be your goal. Ask The Apprentice Store how we can help you achieve Cyber Essentials.

Work Smarter, Not Harder – Office Automation

Mundane, repetitive jobs are not everyone’s favourite task but sometimes they are necessary to ensure the smooth running of your business. However, these kinds of jobs can not only sap motivation from your staff  they can also use up valuable time that could be better spent on growing your business as a recent client of …

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North Highland Radio

Radio Debut! Listen Live to NHR Tomorrow at 10AM

David and Matthew will be live, on air at North Highland Radio in Dingwall tomorrow, Thursday 20th April, for an interview with the very lovely Lorraine Chisholm on her fabulous chat show, Chisholm’s Chatter. Listen live through their website from 10am until 12pm to find out more about what we are all about, what we want to …

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Modern Apprenticeship Vacancy: IT Support Technician

Have you heard? We’re looking for a very special person to fill our first apprenticeship vacancy. APPLY NOW! You’ll be working at The Apprentice Store in Inverness learning how to deliver a first class service to our client businesses around the Highlands. You’ll be mentored by our own David Massey who has had almost 30 years …

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Cyber Essentials Renewal

As we were the first business in the Highlands and Islands that had achieved the UK government backed Cyber Essentials scheme badge for cyber security, we are the first needing to complete the annual renewal process. We are very pleased to announce that we have achieved Cyber Essentials again with this demonstrating the level of …

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The Apprentice Store features in the Executive Magazine

In our first press outing The Apprentice Store has featured in the Executive Magazine. June’s edition features the IN-Business supplement by Inverness Chamber of Commerce and is also being distributed at the AMM Scottish Open Golf Championships being held at Castle Stuart. “FOR a small business, hiring apprentices sometimes is not as easy as it …

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Inverness Chamber of Commerce

The Apprentice Store joins the Inverness Chamber of Commerce

We’re now Chamber of Commerce Members We’re delighted to announce that we have joined Inverness Chamber of Commerce. Inverness Chamber provides so many great ways of connecting with other local businesses including networking opportunities and events. We’re looking forward to our first networking lunch on Wednesday 15th June and having the opportunity of chatting to fellow members …

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