The government has introduced new, more rigorous GCSEs in England to ensure young people have the knowledge and skills they need for work and further study in 21st Century Britain.
Judith will be contributing to the panel at our early careers summit this July where she will be discussing how educational institutions are evolving to ensure students are work-ready. Hear more about the National Governance Association here.
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Today we a launching our Early Careers Development Week, a week long celebration of the expanding nature of the business world.
Following our round-up last week of the policies expected to affect the role of the HR professional, we’re delving a little deeper to take a look at what each of the front-running parties is preparing to do with apprentices in the UK.
Apprenticeships are fundamentally about combining working, learning, and earning. For young people this is an attractive combination, and this should be the case for employers too. It’s encouraging to see so many businesses already on board with Apprenticeships – understanding their value and impact – but there are still some that are yet to experience their benefits.
In this year’s Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond pledged to invest in “game-changing reforms” for technical qualifications, including £500million a year for “Tech-Levels”. Tech-Levels, or T-Levels, are being touted as an alternative to A-Levels. Between now and 2022, 15 new pathways will be developed in 15 sector areas where substantial technical training is required to progress into employment.
This week marks National Apprenticeship Week in the UK. Here Robert Halfon, Apprenticeships and Skills Minister talks to HRreview about the measures being taken to ensure a successful apprenticeship system is built in the UK.
New figures today reveal that SMEs are predicted to recruit 202,000 new apprentices in the next 12 months.
Jess Penny is General Manager at Penny Hydraulics, a manufacturing and engineering company who specialisein designing, building, and selling hydraulic lifting solutions for a range of industries. In this article, she takes a closer look at how the new apprenticeship levy introduced by the government will help to address the skills gap in this country.
Mercedes-Benz made the decision to recruit apprentices as a way to combat their ageing workforce and have since grown their apprentice intake by 98% in the last four years and almost two-thirds of Mercedes-Benz apprentices are still with the business a decade later.
Are you paying your graduates correctly? Property agents Savoy Stewart discuss several case studies and cover the frequently asked questions on this topic.
At the University of West London, 96 per cent of graduates are in employment within 6 months of graduation. The Dean of the Claude Littner Business School talks to us about how the University best readies its graduates for employment.
Mike Thompson is responsible for the apprenticeship programme at Barclays and also helps to create training programmes for young people starting out in their careers. Here he talks to HRreview about why we should be encouraging more young people to do apprenticeships.
One of Milkrounds candidates, Emma Rosen, has taken a leap of faith leaving a prosperous role at the Civil Service to embark on 25 different careers before turning 25. Read about her ambition here.