Why the public sector must embrace apprenticeships

Requirements for public sector employers to ensure a certain percentage of their workforce is apprentices may pose some organisational challenges,...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

17 Oct 2018

How are employers making the most of training budgets since the introduction of the apprenticeship levy? Shortlisted companies in our...

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Apprenticeship provider 3aaa goes into administration

12 Oct 2018

A national training organisation that claims on its website to have “created more opportunities than any other apprenticeship provider” has...

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How we can fix the apprenticeship levy

8 Oct 2018

Employers have an opportunity to shape the future of apprenticeships when the government publishes a consultation on the apprenticeship levy’s...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Excellence in Public Service HR Award

8 Oct 2018

The Excellence in Public Service HR Award celebrates HR departments in public sector organisations that have helped deliver stronger performance,...

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MPs demand action to improve apprenticeship quality

8 Oct 2018

Apprenticeships do not offer sufficiently high quality training and too many disadvantaged people are missing out, claims a damning Education...

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Apprenticeship levy reforms revealed by chancellor

1 Oct 2018

Employers will be able to transfer a quarter of their apprenticeship levy-subsidised training fund to another organisation, under a package...

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Civil service to boost diversity through apprenticeship

28 Sep 2018

The civil service is looking to hire its first wave of apprentice economists, including school leavers, in a bid to...

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Apprenticeships vital to improving prospects for disadvantaged people

13 Sep 2018

Apprenticeships and other “earn and learn” programmes are key to improving social mobility and addressing the UK’s productivity gap, a...

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Employers attack plan to cut management apprenticeship funding

31 Aug 2018

Employers are demanding that the government rejects proposals to cut funding of management apprenticeships.
Independent public body the Institute of...

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Government appears to drop 3 million apprenticeships target

21 Aug 2018

The government may be about to concede defeat over its promise to create three million apprenticeships by April 2020 drawing...

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Employers prefer apprenticeship experience over university degrees

14 Aug 2018

As thousands of students receive their A-level results this week, employers have revealed that the experience gained in an apprenticeship...

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Remaining Carillion apprentices to be made redundant

1 Aug 2018

Almost 350 apprentices employed by collapsed construction giant Carillion will be made redundant after alternative jobs for them were not...

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Growing your business with apprenticeships (webinar)

17 Jul 2018

ON DEMAND | Hiring an apprentice is a productive and efficient way for any business to cost-effectively recruit and upskill their workforce...

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What’s going wrong with the apprenticeship levy?

13 Jul 2018

More than a year after the apprenticeship levy came into effect, most agree that it is not going according to...

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