From an enterprise run out of his own home for more than a year, John Loveday's Spearhead Compliance Training is generating some serious attention and is evidence of what can be done after a career in the armed forces comes to an end.
The government have unveiled a number of new developments in the apprenticeship space – including a study on the recently-announced levy, changes to public procurement, industry standards and the 5% Club.
Quarterly figures published by the government have revealed the amount of 16-18 year-olds not in education, employment or training in England has dropped to a low not seen since statistics first began in 2000.
With £500m having been spent during the summer transfer window for the English Premier League, and more expected before it closes at the end of August, clubs have been warned about the problems associated with culture shock.
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Having announced a new apprenticeship programme fusing accounting and football coaching in May, London-based team Chelsea hopes the recent success of the English at the women’s World Cup in Canada will boost applications when the initiative begins over the summer.
The CBI has warned that more than half of employers are concerned they're not able to recruit enough high-skilled workers. Its latest research also suggested that the chancellor's recently introduced apprenticeship levy may not do much to resolve the problem.
After addressing Britain's poor productivity in the summer Budget, the government has unveiled an overhaul of the education system as part of a series of measures that will help the UK populace bridge the skills gap.
The government’s latest initiative in the apprenticeships space will see the creation of an apprenticeship levy, in an effort to reward those training young staff and tackle others which use funding but do not provide an adequate system.
A new report from PwC has estimated that Britain could do a great deal more to provide for older employees. If more employers saw the ageing workforce as a resource rather than a problem, the UK economy would reap the benefits.
At last, like Champagne and Parma ham, the great British apprenticeship is something considered so valuable, its status and quality are now protected by law.
In an effort to “strengthen” the reputation of apprenticeships, and ensure the process as a recognised career path is treated as equal to higher education, David Cameron’s administration has announced formal protection of the word.