North East ‘most pessimistic’ about future prospects

People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...

Why critics of the apprenticeship levy should back off

16 Jan 2020

Critics of the apprenticeship levy need to understand the system is still new and employers are exploring what works.

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Make the most of apprenticeships to build accountancy skills

14 Jan 2020

PROMOTED | With skills shortages affecting multiple industries, it’s no surprise employers are growing their own talent...

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Entry-level recruitment intentions slow down

6 Jan 2020

Graduate and school-leaver recruitment intentions have slowed down substantially and could result in an overall drop in entry-level hires if...

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‘Fake apprenticeships’ are turning training system into a farce

3 Jan 2020

The UK's training system is becoming farcical with a levy system spiralling out of financial control - we need to learn from apprenticeships in Europe, claims report.

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Apprenticeship provider accused of misleading employers and students

4 Dec 2019

An apprenticeship provider to the care sector has received a damning report...

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Conservative manifesto reveals plans to help UK workers ‘flourish’

25 Nov 2019

Boris Johnson has vowed to “invest in Britain’s people by giving them the tools and training to flourish in the 21st century”.

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Hays Travel creates 1,500 jobs after Thomas Cook purchase

22 Nov 2019

Hays Travel, the company that bought the Thomas Cook retail portfolio, is to recruit almost 1,500 more people.

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: The Co-op takes overall winner prize

20 Nov 2019

The Co-op has won the “best of the best” trophy at the 2019 Personnel Today Awards.

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: KPMG triumphs in HR Supplier Partnership Award

20 Nov 2019

KPMG was voted the top HR supplier partner in this category, which is only open to companies working with shortlisted...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: The Co-op checks out with the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year prize

20 Nov 2019

The Co-op’s success in attracting people into retail and its commitment to internal training and mobility saw it scoop the...

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Parties to pledge support for employers at CBI

18 Nov 2019

Political party leaders will speak to the CBI later today at its annual conference as they try to persuade the...

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Address apprenticeship inflexibility to boost jobs, says retail body

24 Oct 2019

The inflexibilities in the apprenticeship levy system need to be addressed if the retail sector is to stem job losses,...

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Businesses ‘crying out’ for apprenticeship levy clarity

17 Sep 2019

The apprenticeship levy system needs to be more accessible and transparent and standards need to be reviewed regularly if the...

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Quarter of employers ‘let down’ by apprenticeship providers

13 Sep 2019

A quarter of HR and L&D managers have been let down by their apprenticeship training provider.

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