On Saturday 20th September Sir Alan met volunteers from ‘Hard Pressed Juice’ in Oakham Market.
The company, based near Melton, takes on unemployed volunteers, offering them the chance to build up skill and experience they can take forward into the work place. The vast majority of volunteers taken on go onto find full time work.
Sir Alan said: ‘This is a both a great product and a great project. It is hugely valuable for young people who are finding the job market tough to get a chance to build up their skills and confidence and that is just what this offers them.’