Sir: I was very pleased to see the continuation of The Grocer’s Top New Talent programme (p26, 8 November). It is so encouraging to read about the many talented young people we have in our industry. TNT highlights that young talent and the recognition they receive encourages not only them, but other young people too. 

My charity WorKingOptions in Education helps state school sixth formers realise their potential and also encourages them to consider joining the grocery sector. WorKingOptions does this through volunteer supporters from our industry giving talks in sixth forms and via our website, which has lots of information about further education and careers advice. 

We will be posting TNT on our site to further help inspire young students and to encourage them to join our industry.

Paul Monk, co-founder, WorKingOptions in Education