Double CICM Award success!

19 February, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Marston Holdings apprentice, Joshua Sowerbutts, has been awarded both the Newcomer of the Year Award and the Winner of Winners Award at the 2016 Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) Credit Awards. CICM is Europe’s largest professional association for the credit community.

The Newcomer of the Year Award celebrates both Joshua and the Marston Holdings Apprentice Scheme (which is part of the overall Learning and Development Talent Management Strategy). Joshua started his career at Marston as an apprentice, and is now a permanent member of staff.

The Winner of Winners Award celebrates the Newcomer of the Year Award entry that most impressed the judges. Our nomination was selected as the winner out of 22 categories.

Joshua was thrilled to win the Awards, he said:

“I am very proud to have won both Awards, and to have received all of the positive comments from the judges and fellow guests throughout the night.”

In respect of the Newcomer of the Year Award, the judges said:

“Joshua exemplifies all that a successful apprentice can achieve with the support of a professional Learning and Development team, and stands head and shoulders above the crowd.”

To view photographs from the evening please visit the CICM website.

To find out more information, contact the Marston Holdings Communications team on 01992 803 026 or email

Found in:

Responsible Approach to Consumers
Learning & Development Impact of the Year
Best Use of Credit Technology
Best Vulnerable Customer Strategy
Excellence in Enforcement
Excellence in Staff Development
Excellence in Innovation
Winner of Winners
Diversity Award
Mobile Project Team of the Year
Parking Team of the Year
Excellence in Treating Customers Fairly
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