National Apprenticeship Week 2021 will recognise how businesses across all sectors and industries, have risen to the challenges presented by the pandemic.
The UK government is in the process of introducing a new law that would enable apprentices who are made redundant to complete their training.
The National Apprenticeship Awards ceremonies will be broadcast online for the first time in 17 years, it was announced by the Government.
Experts have predicted that the demand for apprenticeship providers to double in the coming months.
A recent survey revealed that many young people in the UK are hopeful that apprenticeships will bounce back quickly from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scarborough’s Construction Skills Village is undergoing a 12-week relocation and using a new green model to support future eco-friendly housebuilding.
From 15 July 2020, the number of apprentices that a small business can start through the digital apprenticeship service will increase from three to ten.
The government is trying to encourage businesses to become one of the best apprenticeship providers by offering bonuses for those that take on trainees.
A report shows there has been a 36 per cent decline in apprenticeship starts by those from disadvantaged backgrounds between 2015/16 and 2017/18.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak plans to give businesses £3,000 for each apprentice they hire in the fight against growing youth unemployment.
Apprenticeship schemes have never been so important, as young people potentially face their greatest employment challenge.
Boris Johnson has said that guaranteeing apprenticeships will be “vital” for young people, as the risk of being unemployed is highest for this demographic.
You may think now isn’t the time to be taking on apprentices, but as a recent article explained, now is actually the perfect time to invest in apprentices.
The government has published practical guidelines to help give people the confidence to go back to work during the pandemic.
To help employers, their apprentices & those providing apprenticeship training & assessment, the government’s ESFA has introduced a series of new measures.
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