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Large employers fear inability to fill technical roles

25 Jan 2019

Employers are becoming increasingly concerned for their ability to recruit sufficient numbers of graduates for technical roles as Brexit looms,...

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Apprenticeships increase fails to mask downward trend

24 Jan 2019

Apprenticeship starts in the first quarter of the 2018-19 academic year have risen in relation to figures reported at this...

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More than nine in 10 want more flexibility on apprenticeship spending

10 Jan 2019

Nine out of 10 (92%) employers want more flexibility in how they can spend their apprenticeship levy allowance, with some...

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Manufacturers favour apprentices over graduates, says EEF

17 Dec 2018

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What can employers spend apprenticeship levy funding on? 

Employers now favour employing apprenticeships over graduates, a...

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Young people least likely to value apprenticeships

11 Dec 2018

People under the age of 25 are least likely to see the value in apprenticeships, according to research from the...

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‘Drop snobby attitude to technical education’ demands Damian Hinds

7 Dec 2018

The education secretary insists the UK needs to alter attitudes if it wants to close the skills gap and boost productivity

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Use apprenticeships to get ready for the workforce of the future

29 Nov 2018

Apprenticeships will play a vital role in helping employers embrace new developments in technology, according to research from The 5%...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 winners: Morecambe Bay Hospitals take top trophy

21 Nov 2018

UHMBT scooped the "best of the best" award at the 2018 Personnel Today...

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Vintage year for Mitchells & Butlers L&D Team at Personnel Today Awards

21 Nov 2018

Pub and restaurant giant Mitchells & Butlers won Learning & Development Team of the Year at tonight’s 2018 Personnel Today...

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Members of the HM Land Registry team receive their Excellence in Public Service prize at the Personnel Today Awards 2018.

Public service HR accolade moves to HM Land Registry

21 Nov 2018

The success of its first apprenticeship scheme persuaded the Personnel Today Awards 2018 judges to award the Excellence in Public...

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Alex Jones from The One Show with members of the London Borough of Croydon team, which won the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

London Borough of Croydon lauded as Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

21 Nov 2018

Croydon Council headed up the shortlisted companies in the 2018 Personnel Today Awards’ Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category with...

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‘Real’ Living Wage increases by 2.9% outside London

5 Nov 2018

The “real” Living Wage, the rate of pay set by the Living Wage Foundation, has increased 25 pence to £9...

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Two-thirds of businesses concerned about high-skilled roles

5 Nov 2018

Two-thirds of businesses are worried that they will not be able to find sufficiently skilled people to fill high-skilled roles,...

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Why the public sector must embrace apprenticeships

18 Oct 2018

Requirements for public sector employers to ensure a certain percentage of their workforce is apprentices may pose some organisational challenges,...

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Apprenticeship provider 3aaa goes into administration

12 Oct 2018

A national training organisation that claims on its website to have “created more opportunities than any other apprenticeship provider” has...

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