Amazing Grace named Employee of the Year 2023

A huge congratulations to Grace Buckley, NLTG’s 2023 Employee of the Year. Grace joined NLTG as an Apprentice Administration Assistant over 10 years ago at the age of 16.  She has continued to develop her skills and knowledge by working in departments across the business, including Admin Support, Apprenticeship Teams and Recruitment.

As NLTG’s Recruitment Coordinator, Grace’s role covers a range of duties. She provides focus, individual support and navigates challenges effectively to achieve results. Grace is also a positive, motivated individual who works hard to meet targets, is a good team player and her sense of humour often lightens everyone’s day.


Pictured below is Grace receiving her Employee of the Year trophy from NLTG Managing Director, Gareth Lindsay.


Grace was nominated by members of the NLTG management team who commented:

“Grace approaches every task with an unwavering commitment, ensuring that the services provided by NLTG are of the highest quality. Her passion extends beyond individual tasks, as she collaborates seamlessly with teams across NLTG to achieve collective success and deliver a high-quality service.

One of Grace’s standout qualities is her eagerness to achieve challenging targets. Her vision goes beyond her team, recognizing the broader benefits for the entire business. Her drive and determination ensure consistency as evidenced by the Recruitment Team this year exceeding Apprenticeship starts targets, whilst also generating Traineeship starts and Study Programme learner referrals.

Returning to Recruitment as a Coordinator, Grace has introduced ongoing process improvements, whilst both stretching and challenging her team to succeed and positively impact other areas of the business. Her commitment to professional growth and team well-being is evident in her continuous efforts to support and reward achievements, including the delightful tradition of celebrating with ice cream!”

Grace Buckley’s journey to becoming the Employee of the Year 2023 is a testament to her exceptional qualities and contributions to NLTG, and we wish her all the best in her career.