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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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How Honest Burgers is preparing furloughed staff for the future

24 Apr 2020

The coronavirus lockdown has hit the hospitality sector hard, with thousands of employees currently unable to work. But restaurant chain...

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Weekend learners make best of lockdown, survey finds

17 Apr 2020

The numbers of people using their ‘lockdown’ weekends to improve their skills have soared, according to analysis by online learning...

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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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Coronavirus: How can we prepare for a leader falling ill?

9 Apr 2020

With the Prime Minister in intensive care, the Cabinet is finding a new ‘business as usual’ while its leader recuperates....

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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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Is ‘good’ leadership different during a crisis?

2 Apr 2020

The qualities of good leadership often seem more explicit during a crisis. But by understanding these qualities, employers can nurture...

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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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Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

1 Apr 2020

Employers need to establish clear processes, monitor the quality of work and provide timely feedback if they are to effectively...

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Managers must improve mental health support during coronavirus crisis

31 Mar 2020

Better communication needed if employee mental health is to be safeguarded during Covid-19 crisis.

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What will shape the managers of the future?

26 Mar 2020

Whether it’s having to manage unprecedented levels of remote working or the fact that increasing numbers of tasks are being...

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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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First occupational health nurse apprenticeship set to be launched this summer

17 Mar 2020

The first Level 7 apprenticeship for occupational health nurses is set to be launched by the University of Derby this...

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Budget 2020: Seven things employers may have missed

12 Mar 2020

Given the covid-19 coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget announcement...

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How banks can balance stability and innovation

11 Mar 2020

As coronavirus affects stock markets and the Bank of England cuts interest rates, Dr Simon Hayward looks at the challenges...

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