Beam Me Up, Robin! | Titania

WORCESTER MP Robin Walker took a trip into cyberspace as part of National Apprenticeship Week. He visited the recently opened new headquarters in Barbourne Road of cyber security company Titania where Mr Walker sat down with software engineer apprentice Matthew Badger for a chance to learn new skills. Mr Badger explained the job of being a software engineer apprentice for an information security company as well as showing him a few of the projects he was currently working on. Mr Badger explained: "Apprenticeships are now a valid alternative to higher education and working for a company like Titania allows you to develop your skills and knowledge, as well as earning a decent
Mr. Walker also spoke with Ian Whiting, during which Titania’s chief executive praised government schemes which have enabled the company to expand, invest in research and development and develop trade relationships outside UK borders. Mr Whiting said: "UKTI, apprenticeships, tax credits are all very worthwhile schemes that have helped the company greatly. Joining the Prime Minister on the trip to Washington was a UKTI driven initiative and it makes a difference for small companies such as Titania to be an important part of the UK-US cybersecurity trade relationship.”

This article appeared on the Worcester News website.