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Apprenticeships move from strength to strength

New figures show that the number of people taking part in apprenticeships and traineeships is on the increase. The number of people taking part in apprenticeships and traineeships is on the increase, new figures published on 25th March 2015 have … Continue reading

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Apprenticeship vacancies up by almost a third

The number of apprenticeship vacancies hits a high as the nation’s employers back a new generation of workers. Data released in January of this year, reveals a 28% increase in apprenticeship vacancies posted online on the apprenticeship vacancies website between … Continue reading

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Autumn statement: small businesses encouraged to hire more apprentices

Small businesses are being encouraged to hire more apprentices and raise investment through a series of measures aimed at entrepreneurs. George Osborne said there would be £500m for the enterprise finance guarantee scheme, which backs lending to small businesses, and … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships will contribute £34 billion to UK economy this year

New research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) reveals that apprenticeships will contribute £34 billion to the UK economy in 2014. This figure includes gains to the economy from higher wages, business profits and taxes of £31 … Continue reading

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Two million apprenticeships in this Parliament

Two million people have started an apprenticeship, meaning the government has fulfilled its commitment to reach this milestone during the lifetime of this parliament. This important achievement highlights the continued success of apprenticeships since 2010 in giving people the skills … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships website: transition to GOV.UK

The apprenticeships website and online recruitment system (apprenticeship vacancies) are both at the heart of the Skills Funding Agency’s drive to improve services for users through digital service transformation. In line with the Government Digital Strategy, this is being undertaken … Continue reading

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2014 Surrey Opportunities Fair

Young people in Surrey will have the chance to get first-hand advice from employers, careers advisers, colleges and training providers at a special event hosted by Surrey County Council on Tuesday 14 October 2014. There are thousands of opportunities available … Continue reading

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Five myths about choosing an apprenticeship as a career option

Five myths about choosing an apprenticeship as a career option It is around this time of year when many young people are looking to consider their next steps, whether that be in education or employment. However, despite online communities helping … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships – reasons to be cheerful

A major new apprenticeships campaign launches today and there’s plenty of proof as to why apprentices are a great route into the workplace. Apprenticeships play a great role in the UK’s economy – supported by the government’s industrial strategy. Some … Continue reading

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National Apprenticeship Week 2015

It’s been announced that next year’s National Apprenticeship Week will run from Monday, 9 March to Friday, 13 March 2015 Apprenticeships are thriving in England and National Apprenticeship Week will celebrate Apprenticeships and the positive impact that they have on … Continue reading

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March 26th, 2015

New figures show that the number of people taking part in apprenticeships and traineeships is on the increase. The number of people taking part in … Continue reading

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March 6th, 2015

The number of apprenticeship vacancies hits a high as the nation’s employers back a new generation of workers. Data released in January of this year, … Continue reading

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