Qualifications

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Brexit threat to men in manual jobs with few qualifications

Male manual workers with few qualifications will be most affected by new trade barriers when the UK leaves the EU,...

Half of UK workers have wrong skills for their job

3 Oct 2018

Around half of the UK workforce could be in the wrong job based on their skills level, according to the...

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Two-thirds of parents have not heard of T-levels

5 Sep 2018

Almost two-thirds of parents of secondary school children have not heard of T-levels with just two years to go before...

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Employers unprepared to offer T-level work placements

22 Aug 2018

Three-quarters of employers feel they would not be able to offer T-level students the minimum amount of work experience required...

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Employers prefer apprenticeship experience over university degrees

14 Aug 2018

As thousands of students receive their A-level results this week, employers have revealed that the experience gained in an apprenticeship...

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Low-skilled roles rebranded as apprenticeships to receive levy funding

13 Apr 2018

Employers stand accused of rebranding existing low-skilled roles as apprenticeships in order to make use of funding available through the...

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Five ways blockchain could change the face of HR

19 Mar 2018

If you haven’t heard of blockchain, perhaps you’ve heard of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that uses its technology? Sam Fletcher of...

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Thousands could be using fake degrees to apply for jobs

17 Jan 2018

Thousands of workers and jobseekers could potentially be misleading employers about their qualifications after buying fake degree certificates online.
An...

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Employers rebrand training as apprenticeships to access levy fund

11 Jan 2018

Almost half (46%) of employers plan to repackage their existing training schemes as new apprenticeships in order to access their...

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GCSE grades are changing: a 9-to-1 guide for employers

21 Apr 2017

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For the past three decades, employers have advertised roles requiring candidates to have a certain number of...

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School leavers: an untapped professional resource?

20 Jul 2016

PROMOTED | Following the new Prime Minister’s reshuffle, it was announced that new Education Secretary, Justine Greening...

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Employing young people: time off for education and training

29 Jun 2015

Employers need to be aware that the law on time off for education and training for young people in England...

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Meeting professional standards in nursing and midwifery

1 Dec 2012

Revalidation of learning and practice will be an essential part of re-registration for nurses and midwives by 2014. Graham Johnson, clinical lead...

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Employers failing to utilise managers’ qualifications, CMI warns

5 Jul 2012

The standard of management in the UK is being held back by employers that fail to take full advantage of...

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Management skills training provided to school pupils

15 Sep 2011

Students from secondary schools and colleges are being provided with management training in order to address the lack of basic...

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