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We spoke to Manoj Badale, co-founder Blenheim Chalcot and Arch Apprentices on the topic of social responsibility. He urges CEOs, CFOs and other business leaders to acknowledge the current number of unemployed young people, and how this issue can be eradicated by integrating apprenticeships within their overall business agendas by using the Apprenticeship Levy.

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Manoj Badale is Co-Founder of Blenheim Chalcot, the UK’s leading Venture Builder. Blenheim Chalcot traces its roots back to netdecisions, which Manoj and his business partner Charles Mindenhall founded in 1998.

Blenheim Chalcot specialises in building digital businesses that transform industries. It has portfolio sales of over £300m, more than 3000 employees, and a successful track record of over 40 companies across IT services and software platforms, financial services, education and media.

Manoj is Chairman of The British Asian Trust. He was also Chairman of Operation Smile UK for over 10 years, and a founding Trustee of the Technology Trust.

Manoj has an MA in economics from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, and was formerly a partner at Monitor Company where he spent time in the UK, Germany and India.