Apprenticeships are key to skills shortage solution, says 5per cent Club report.
What are the best ways to cope with some of the challenges of transitioning from education to work? Matthew Connell talks to us about education and employment.
Apprenticeships have been a big topic this year. In April a new Apprenticeship Levy came into force, designed to help achieve a target of three million apprenticeship starts in England by 2020, which the government has committed to and believes will help to boost productivity. In July, trailblazer apprenticeships were introduced to many industries, designed…
RateMyApprenticeship announces that Anchor Trust, England’s largest not-for-profit housing association, has been ranked the best apprentice employer in the UK in their Top 100 Employers table.
A new report released to mark the midway point in the Government’s apprenticeship target has found that two in five apprentices spend more money completing their apprenticeship than they earn – and women face an eight per cent gender pay gap.
What are the pros and cons of being an employer provider and what are the important issues for early talent professionals in this space? Edwina McQueen, Director of Apprentices at City & Guilds discusses.
The ex Apprenticeships Minister Robert Halfon was asked to leave by the PM and revealed she did not give a reason for her decision, adding: “The Prime Minister has to make these decisions, I wasn’t really given a reason”.
In the light of the apprenticeship levy introduction today, HRreview interviewed Claire Berrett, a British Gas qualified engineer and British Gas Apprentice of the Year 2016 on her views on apprenticeships and how her experience helped her to learn new skills. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m 38 and from Bournemouth, and completed my…
Vocational training experts agree that the current system will not deliver the quality apprenticeships necessary. Radical reforms are needed to raise the quality of apprenticeships and ensure they are regarded as a genuine alternative to university, highlights a new report from the CIPD. The findings are based on a collection of essays written by a…
Last month, the Government published its draft legislation on the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. The draft confirmed that from April 2017, employers with a wage bill of more than £3m will have to pay a 0.5% levy to fund apprenticeships.
New research released to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week has found businesses place apprentices at the heart of their plans to rise to the top and rank hiring the right staff as the most important factor in helping them grow.
The eighth National Apprenticeship Week takes place this week (9 to 13 March 2015). The Week will celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. The overarching theme for this year is a challenge to us all to think about what we really know about apprenticeships. Every day will…
The government have announced a new productivity plan that hopes to boost the GBP by 31% and also wants to streamline the educational system to create set routes into high skills jobs.
This week’s recruitment focus and special edition also includes an InsideHR webinar on recruiting apprentices.
Sonae will be selecting 50 young talents to take part in their Contacto 2015 programme. Candidates will be challenged and as well as their knowledge will be recognised for their creativity, team spirit, work capacity and learning.