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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”.
27 Mar 2019
Employers that offer “high value” apprenticeships should receive “premiums” from the government to encourage schemes that facilitate higher average wage...
27 Mar 2019
With the deadline to use unspent apprenticeship levy funds fast approaching, employers should review their skills needs or share their...
25 Mar 2019
The number of organisations being pursued by HMRC for apprenticeship levy underpayment has more than doubled in a year, as...