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Sector Skills Councils
7 Jan 2014
Apprenticeships have seen a steady increase in recent years, as employers and apprentices alike realise the value they deliver.
10 Dec 2013
Peter Cheese discusses Valuing your Talent, a major new research and engagement programme launched at the CIPD annual conference.
8 Nov 2013
The finalists for the 2013 National Apprenticeship Awards have been revealed, highlighting the work of 27 companies and individuals.
8 Sep 2011
The National Skills Academy for Power (the Skills Academy), aided by Core Learning Services (CLS), a consultancy providing e-learning-related products...
22 Mar 2010
Further education colleges are calling on the chancellor to protect adult learning in tomorrow’s budget.A survey by the Association of...
5 Mar 2010
Skills for Logistics has been relicensed as a sector skills council, the government has announced.
Sector skills councils are employer-led...
3 Mar 2010
Employers across Britain will get £1,000 for taking on a young person who is struggling to find work.Additional free pre-employment...
12 Feb 2010
The government has “wasted” at least £41.8m on setting up brand new skills agencies that are staffed with the same...
10 Feb 2010
Government plans to staff brand new skills agencies with “the same people doing the same jobs” are unlikely to create...
21 Dec 2009
Up to 200 new jobs look set to be created for unemployed young people aiming to break into the creative...
15 Dec 2009
Skillfast, the sector skills council (SSC) for fashion and textiles, will close after failing a government review of its performance,...
11 Dec 2009
The government must stop “tinkering” with the skills system post-recession if it wants employers to engage with its over-arching...
25 Nov 2009
Successful employers see investing in the skills of their workforce as one of the most powerful things they can do...
12 Nov 2009
The government has set out a new skills strategy which claims to “radically simplify” the way skills policy is delivered.Skills...