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13 Sep 2019
A quarter of HR and L&D managers have been let down by their apprenticeship training provider.
12 Sep 2019
We profile our finalists for the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category at the Personnel Today Awards 2019.
9 Aug 2019
A shortage of apprenticeship funding means that a quarter of smaller firms have been turned away by training providers, while...
24 Jul 2019
Pay for degree-level apprenticeships is rising more rapidly than that of traditional graduate roles, with more employers choosing to offer...
23 Jul 2019
The government has made an “empty promise” in saying the apprenticeship levy would increase the amount of money employers spend...
1 Jul 2019
Almost one million temporary workers are being excluded from skills development opportunities because of a poorly-designed apprenticeships system, the Recruitment...
1 Jul 2019
Evidence from Severn Trent shows apprenticeships can improve social mobility in addition to helping develop a skilled workforce
27 Jun 2019
The government will miss its target of getting three million apprenticeship starts by 2020, the education secretary has conceded.
3 Jun 2019
While university is a popular choice for school leavers, well-paid vocational alternatives can also help jump start a successful career,...
22 May 2019
MPs have strongly criticised the government’s apprenticeship programme, in particular its focus on higher level placements and failure to meet the needs of smaller employers.
14 May 2019
The government is to consider using “gender-neutral language” in apprenticeship standards to ensure women are not deterred from training for...
26 Apr 2019
The government is in danger of making apprenticeships unaffordable for smaller firms, with reforms urgently needed to curb the decline in apprentice numbers.
25 Apr 2019
The government must rethink its approach to lifelong learning and ensure that it educates younger people for longer working lives,...
29 Mar 2019
The CEO of the UK’s largest retailer has slammed the apprenticeship levy for being too inflexible and “open to abuse”.