Hardworking Matthew wins Hitchin company’s apprentice of the year award

Stephen Stone and Matthew Phillips

Stephen Stone and Matthew Phillips - Credit: Archant

A hardworking Hitchin youngster has picked up his company’s apprentice of the year award.

Matthew Phillips, an apprentice carpenter at Crest Nicholson’s Artworks development in Hampden Road has won gold in their Apprentice of The Year category at the company’s customer experience awards.

The awards, now in their 25th year, celebrate employees who deliver outstanding customer care – with Matthew’s award given for strong craft and technical skills while honing professional development.

The award recognises apprentices who have demonstrated commitment to their personal development as well as making an outstanding contribution to their workplace, and have delivered high achievement and attainment in learning and work.

Winner Matthew said: “I am really proud to have won this award, it’s wonderful to be recognised for my work with customers.

“The whole team at Artworks is committed to providing great customer service to everyone who comes through our door, and making the buying experience seamless for all of our future residents.”

Stephen Stone, chief executive at Crest Nicholson, said: “We are proud to highlight our commitment to the development of young talent within Crest Nicholson and the importance of ensuring great customer service across the entire group.”