Apprenticeships

Government must act to prevent mass youth unemployment

Measures need to be urgently implemented to avoid mass youth unemployment, and should include employers being incentivised...

BAE Systems: Why Covid-19 hasn’t stopped us taking on apprentices

29 Jun 2020

Although most organisations have frozen recruitment while they focus on recovery, BAE Systems is bucking the trend by going ahead...

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Apprenticeships ‘not delivering’ social mobility

24 Jun 2020

Apprentices from disadvantaged backgrounds face barriers at every stage of their learning journey, and the government and employers can no...

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Pinsent Masons scoops four awards at first virtual People in Law awards

22 Jun 2020

Pinsent Masons scooped up four awards – including the coveted Grand Prix award – at this year’s People in Law...

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Prioritise the young to drive economic recovery – CBI

11 Jun 2020

The Confederation of British Industry has urged Boris Johnson to make job creation, skills training and opportunities, especially for young...

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Governments ‘failed to act’ on social mobility, report claims

10 Jun 2020

Government departments have failed to act on a third of key recommendations made by the Social Mobility Commission in the...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: entry deadline extension available

29 May 2020

With just one week left until the original deadline, we announce that organisations can apply for a two-week extension to...

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Low Pay Commission: ‘Improve awareness of how apprentices should be paid’

7 May 2020

Confusion over rates of pay has led to many apprentices not receiving the pay they are entitled to.

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Coronavirus could push youth unemployment over 1 million

6 May 2020

Youth unemployment could top 1 million due to the impact of the coronavirus, according to a report from the Resolution...

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How the Co-op uses apprenticeships to shake up career progression

6 May 2020

By focusing on career progression, The Co-op’s award-winning retail apprenticeship programme is helping improve retention and alter the outdated perception...

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Apprenticeships: training providers’ body to take legal advice over support

27 Apr 2020

AELP lambasts Department for Education over failure to meet Cabinet Office obligation to support all training providers.

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Apprenticeship levy will no longer be used for MBAs

16 Apr 2020

Education secretary sides with critics of levy's use for senior management apprenticeships.

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Apprentices can continue learning while furloughed

7 Apr 2020

Apprentices who have been furloughed are allowed to continue their training as long as it does not provide a service...

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Apprenticeship providers “on brink of collapse”

1 Apr 2020

Private apprenticeship training providers are “on the brink of collapse” after failing to secure financial support from the Department for...

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Graduate and apprentice hiring hit by coronavirus uncertainty

25 Mar 2020

Companies have been forced to scale down entry-level recruitment programmes.

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