Apprenticeships

Flexible apprenticeships consultation launched

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has launched a consultation on the new ‘flexible’ apprenticeship, announced in the budget, and...

UK workplaces are not institutionally racist, commission claims

31 Mar 2021

UK organisations are not institutionally racist and diversity has increased in key professions, according to a government-commissioned review.

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BBC plans to move more jobs out of London

18 Mar 2021

The BBC has revealed plans to move hundreds of jobs out of London and invest in local reporting roles and apprenticeships.

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New ‘flexi’ apprenticeships to be announced in budget

1 Mar 2021

A new ‘flexi-job’ apprenticeship will allow apprentices to work with a number of different employers in their chosen sector.

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CIPD: Apprenticeship levy has failed

1 Mar 2021

England’s apprenticeship levy has failed on every measure, the CIPD has said in a strongly worded statement stemming from an...

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AXA launches data analytics academy for apprentices

10 Feb 2021

Insurance company AXA UK to invest £800,000 in an academy to build skills in data analytics.

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Which apprenticeships are worst affected by Covid-19?

8 Feb 2021

National Apprenticeship Week: The Covid crisis has seen apprenticeship starts in the UK fall by 46%; meanwhile, the UK's oldest apprentice is revealed.

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Unilever to require all suppliers to pay living wage

21 Jan 2021

Unilever has set out wide-ranging plans to improve equality and access to skills in bid to benefit society internationally.

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Skills for Jobs white paper: employers to have key skills role

21 Jan 2021

Employers will have a central role in shaping technical education to ensure the workforce has the skills businesses need, the government has pledged.

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Sturgeon’s apprenticeship funding pledge leads the way – England must follow

23 Dec 2020

There needs to be a step-change in the way England approaches incentivising apprenticeships, argues Helen Booth.

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Less than half expect to hire young staff in 2021

16 Dec 2020

Just 46% of employers plan to hire new workers aged 16 to 24 in the next year, despite the government’s...

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CIPD: ‘Extend furlough to June’

13 Dec 2020

The CIPD has called upon the government to extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to 30 June 2021 saying...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 winners: NHS praised for Covid response

27 Nov 2020

NHS England and Improvement has been crowned the overall winner at this...

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Co-op to offer ‘hundreds’ of apprenticeships

26 Nov 2020

The Co-operative Group will offer “hundreds more retail apprenticeships” in a bid to drive greater social mobility and make use...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Winners revealed (video)

20 Nov 2020

ON DEMANDCatch up with who won what at the Personnel Today Awards 2020...

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