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Apprenticeships: A high-quality route to skilled employment

The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills at the Department for Education details why apprenticeships are a high-quality route to skilled employment.
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10,000 young people helped into NHS careers with £20 million funding

The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced £20 million funding to support 10,000 young people into NHS careers.
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Laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme

Alasdair Poole, Apprenticeships Manager at Ashridge Executive Education details the importance of laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme.
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Businesses in the dark over government reforms of apprenticeship levy

New research found that only 18% of businesses surveyed are aware of the Government changes to the apprenticeship levy system that came into force on 1 April 2019.
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Approaching a career the modern way: Apprenticeships

Findings from the Newcastle College explored the extensive advice and options available to students, exceeding past perceptions of the traditional employment route.
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Plugging the gender gap in manufacturing careers

A survey carried out by Women in Manufacturing (WiM) has found that almost three-quarters of women would not consider manufacturing careers as a viable option.

The impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy

Keith Smith, Director of Apprenticeships, Education & Skills Funding Agency in the UK explores the impact apprenticeships have on individuals, employers and the economy.
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Students felt pressured to go to university by school teachers

New research looking into the benefit of apprenticeships has revealed that 64% of Britons felt pressured to go to university by teachers whilst they were at school, and a further 41% felt pressured by their parents.
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Do Gen Z make the perfect apprentices?

When your company’s workload begins to pile up and you need an extra pair of hands on a project, there are a few avenues you can take: including employing someone who is Generation Z.
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Can apprenticeships increase the UK’s STEM skills?

According to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the current lack of UK STEM skilled workers is costing the nation's economy £1.5 billion annually.
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Concerns over specialist jobs despite rise in apprenticeships and graduate schemes

Brexit is not impacting the number of apprenticeships and graduate schemes available this year, but employers are concerned about filling specialist and technical jobs, reports Institute of Student Employers.
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£1.5b road improvements project reaches half-way point

The UK's biggest road upgrade has reached its half-way point and is set to transform journeys on one of England's most vital roads.
National Apprenticeship Awards

National Apprenticeship Awards: ‘Rising Star’ finalist – Hannah Turner

The National Apprenticeship Awards are a platform for the country’s top apprenticeship employers, apprentices and apprenticeship ambassadors to demonstrate how apprenticeships have transformed their organisation and careers
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Sellafield Ltd announce new ‘Project Manager’ degree apprenticeship

Students across the UK are set to benefit from a new Project Manager degree apprenticeship specialising in leadership skills to tackle any industry.
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WorldSkills UK LIVE-“Critical to future of this Nation”

Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton MP and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street were at the NEC, Birmingham this morning (Thursday November 15th) and hailed WorldSkills UK LIVE as critical to the future of this country
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Government launch £15m college improvement fund

Struggling colleges across the country will benefit from a multi-million pound initiative to drive improvements across further education.

Small businesses receive boost from Budget plans

ECA and BESA’s call to protect SMEs from employment red tape and to increase support for engineering skills are reflected in the Budget plans announcement made by Chancellor Philip Hammond on Monday 29 October
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How apprentices contribute to the UK’s construction industry

Amy Hodgetts, Copywriter for Niftylift Ltd explores just how apprentices contribute to the UK’s construction industry.
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SAS partner with Firebrand Training to deliver UK’s first Data Analyst Apprenticeships

The collaboration between Firebrand and SAS is aimed at addressing the analytical skills gap that currently exists in the UK marketplace. The Data Analyst programme is available immediately through high-quality apprenticeship delivery, in association with SAS
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University degree vs apprenticeship schemes: which comes out on top?

With this rise of student debt, employment and skills specialist Seetec is finding that more and more are now choosing to take on an apprenticeships to get their dream job.

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