We're confident Entices will prove a success and already have plans in the pipeline for expanding our product range within the next few months," she added.
Taking advantage of Argent's hands on approach, Entices engaged the landlord's development expertise for the fit out of their retail unit which features Italian counters and equipment alongside a pink and green colour scheme reminiscent of Neapolitan ice cream.
Our two ex-Shelley College students have been greeted with great enthusiasm throughout our workforce, as Entice provided us with absolutely the right candidates.
The centre works with Entice on the Camira programme and has also partnering with Entice on a wider remit.
Karen Fox, managing director of Entice, said the aim was to address three main issues - promoting apprenticeships as an equally viable career path when all the focus has been on post-16 students to go into further and higher education; simplifying the application process; and providing clear signposting.
Karen Fox (left), managing director of Entice Project, with (from left) Alan William, operations director at Camira Fabrics; MP Jason MacCartney; Colne Valley High |School student Holly Whyatt-Brady; Darren McCluskey, manufacturing and finishing manager at Camira; amd Martin Jenkins, of the Textile Centre of Excellence
Assistant Principal, Debbie Lumb and Karen Fox, Entice Director, spoKe to businesses about the benefits of employing apprentices and why they should engage with their local school.
Debbie Lumb said, "Our Entice Project is gaining momentum both in school and out and students can see the unique opportunity they have to get a head start in the world of worK.
Huddersfield Town director, Sean Jarvis, later tweeted: "Very impressed with Entice Project at Shelley College - interesting and thought PROVOKING morning
Employers TAKING part in the scheme offer taster sessions, worK experience and apprenticeships, all advertised on the Entice website.
We need a scheme that fits in with us and Entice does just that".