Apprenticeships

Employers let millions in apprenticeship levy funding expire

About a quarter of the money made available for apprenticeship training has been relinquished back to the government, suggesting that...

HS2 ‘will deliver jobs and skills investment’

11 Feb 2020

Prime minister Boris Johnson has given the “green signal” for the construction of the HS2 high-speed rail project, which business...

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How apprenticeships can revitalise businesses

7 Feb 2020

National Apprenticeship Week has seen positive stories emerge about apprenticeships amid a new optimism about their benefits for workers and businesses.

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Stigma hovers stubbornly over apprenticeships, study finds

4 Feb 2020

There is a disconnect between young people's perceptions of apprenticeships and their aspirations for learning, new research has revealed.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020 invites us to ‘look beyond’

3 Feb 2020

National Apprenticeship Week this year sees the government encouraging employers and young people to “Look Beyond” in a bid to...

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North East ‘most pessimistic’ about future prospects

21 Jan 2020

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

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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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