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Ashmole & Co Enhances its Workforce with New Apprenticeship

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Ashmole & Co are delighted to announce that Courtney Knight has started working for the accountancy firm in the new role as a Business Administrative Apprentice, based in the Haverfordwest office.

Courtney, who lives in Gorseinon, joined Ashmole & Co at the beginning of September. She graduated from Gower College, Swansea, with A Levels in English Language and Literature and Welsh second language. Day to day Courtney will be gaining experience in most aspects of the business operations including IT, HR and Payroll. She has already completed various online courses and will continue to gain qualifications whilst working with Ashmole & Co.

Better Jobs, Better Futures partnered Courtney’s love of spreadsheets with Ashmole & Co’s vacancy for an Administrative Apprentice. Better Jobs, Better Futures offer a wide range of support to people in the Swansea area who are seeking new or better employment. They also assist local businesses who are seeking to develop and expand their workforce.

Sarah Stallard, HR Manager for Ashmole & Co said,

“We are absolutely delighted to have Courtney on board. Taking on an apprentice is a great way to enhance the skilled workforce here at Ashmole & Co and we consider it a privilege to be able to assist in Courtney’s career development. She is a welcome addition to the team and I look forward to seeing her progression over the next two years.”

Courtney said,

“Starting a new job during a pandemic was daunting however the support I have received from Better Jobs, Better Future, my family and Ashmole & Co has been very reassuring. I am excited to learn new business skills and bring that together with my own skillset. My family and I are pleased I have been given this opportunity to gain qualifications whilst having the practical experience to match.”

In her spare time Courtney is a huge Harry Potter and Marvel fan. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and Labrador, Toffee.

Ashmole & Co Chartered and Certified Accountants have been established since 1897 and are one of the largest accountancy and auditing practices in Wales, operating from thirteen offices throughout south and west Wales including Swansea, Carmarthen and Haverfordwest. The firm combines high quality audit, accounting and taxation services with business consultancy and corporate planning.