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18 Jan 2006
Organisations that run first-rate apprenticeship programmes could be in line for an award this June.The Learning and Skills Council (LSC)...
6 Dec 2005
Prime minister Tony Blair has urged business leaders in the UK to get more involved in developing the skills of young people
18 Nov 2005
The number of young people starting apprenticeships has risen by 16.7% since last year, according to the Learning and Skills Council (LSC).
6 Sep 2005
Employers have criticised Learning and Skills Council (LSC) cuts in funding for older apprentices
6 Sep 2005
Employer involvement is a top priority on the government's agenda for vocational education. We ask readers whether it will make a difference
10 Aug 2005
Under-investment in engineering apprenticeships in the UK has exacerbated the impact of car maker Rover’s collapse, according to recruitment experts.
19 Jul 2005
Centre offers NVQ training for signalling and enginnering recruits
11 Jul 2005
LloydsTSB asset finance division is funding a Modern Apprenticeships scheme for its call centre agents.
5 Jul 2005
Construction firm Laing O'Rourke is to set up a training academy to address the chronic skills shortages in the building industry
17 Jun 2005
Engineering company BAE Systems has been named Large Employer of the Year at the Learning and Skills Council's (LSC) 2005 Apprenticeship Awards.
12 May 2005
Lack of adequate training for construction workers and the industry's failure to attract skilled craftspeople could cause major building projects to be put on hold
3 May 2005
Work is one of the big things missing from this general election. Sure, there are passing references to the strength...
1 May 2005
Intense global competition means the need for better skills in the automotive industry is particularly acute. Guy Sheppard discovers how Land Rover is tackling the issue by focusing on the next generation of potential employees
22 Apr 2005
A £5m package offering practical incentives for former MG Rover workers to take up new employment in the manufacturing sector has been unveiled.
20 Apr 2005
The first meeting of the dealership sub-group of the MG Rover Task Force was held at the CBI yesterday (19 April).