We are very happy to welcome The Apprentice’s, Frances Bishop as host for our first ever Apprenticeship Awards.

Frances is probably best known for starring in 2016 The Apprentice and finishing 3rd. She runs a childrenswear business The Pud Store with shops in both Newark and Doncaster as well as an online. Frances has always been an advocate of enterprise and apprenticeships and actively promotes this within her business.

Having started her business from just £200 in 2014 she has grown it to a business turning over half a million a year, and employs 10 local people. She currently lives in Doncaster with her husband Neal and son Oscar.