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A summary of news articles on graduate/student recruitment and development. 

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Apprenticeships
06 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SMEs get huge apprenticeship boost as more firms pledge unspent levy »
Buildbase, the RAC and the University of Warwick are the latest big employers to transfer their unspent levy funds to boos...
06 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Look Beyond’ will be the theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2020 »
The ‘Look Beyond’ themed week will celebrate the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to employers, apprentices...
30 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government must reform apprenticeship levy, report urges »
A new research from Learning and Work Institute suggests the levy overspend may result in up to 75,000 fewer apprenticeshi...
16 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to find quality apprenticeship provider »
Choosing the right training provider and working with them effectively is key to running a successful programme. Stev...
15 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprentices are not confident they are receiving the off-the-job training »
The Apprentice Voice found that almost half of apprentices (45%) doubt that they are receiving the 20% off-the-job trainin...
09 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Major review of Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care apprenticeships launched »
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has launched its fourth route review of apprenticeships for agri...
26 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New report urges the government to invest in Level 2 qualifications »
A new report published by NOCN and City & Guilds group calls on the government to invest in upskilling people on to...
26 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers feel 'unequipped' to hire disabled apprentices »
While two in three employers consider hiring apprentices with a disability is an important priority for them, many feel 'u...
19 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DfE exceeds apprenticeship target two years in a row »
The Department of Education surpassed the government’s public sector apprenticeship target for the second year in a row, t...
19 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers demand transparency over apprenticeship levy spending »
CBI released a report calling for clarity over the performance of the levy system. The business body also said the go...
16 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
One in four employers ‘let down’ by apprenticeship providers »
New survey finds that a quarter of employers have been let down by their apprenticeship training provider. As a result, 27...
28 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeship system is failing new starters »
In its report, the Resolution Foundation revealed a drop in 'lower quality' apprenticeships. It raised concerns that these...
22 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FSB calls to increase apprenticeship funding »
The Federation of Small Businesses urges the new Secretary of State, Gavin Williamson, to increase apprenticeship funding....
13 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeship providers cannot meet SME's demands »
A quarter of small and medium-sized business have been turned away by training providers due to a shortage in apprenticesh...
30 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeship levy has ‘failed’ to increase investment in workplace training »
According to the CIPD report, the apprenticeship levy has failed to deliver what the government said it would: more invest...
30 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer views on fixing apprenticeships »
When the apprenticeship levy was introduced in 2015, employers were promised that they would be in control of the new syst...
22 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winners announced at the 5th RateMyApprenticeship Awards »
The winners of the 2019 RateMyApprenticeship Awards, organised by RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk, were announced on Thursday 1...
11 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strong progress on diversity in transport apprenticeships »
According to the third annual report on road and rail apprenticeships, diversity has increased, with the proportion of bla...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Temporary workers locked out of apprenticeship scheme »
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has released a new report ‘Training for Temps’ which states that temporary...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeships help support people in 'cold spots' »
With the skills gap being one of the key barriers to better social mobility, apprenticeships are a crucial part of th...
27 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeship target is "not going to be reached" »
Education secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed the government will miss its target of 3 million apprenticeship starts by 2...
21 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The RateMyApprenticeship Awards 2019: finalists announced »
The RateMyApprenticeship Awards 2019 shortlist has been revealed.  Now in its fifth year, the RateMyApprenticesh...
22 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK business unaware of apprenticeship levy reforms »
The YouGov survey, commissioned by Pearson Business School, found only 18 per cent of employers are aware of the Governmen...
16 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Gender-neutral language" to encourage female STEM applicants »
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfA) will trial “gender-neutral language" in apprenticeship sta...
09 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeships awareness is on the rise »
Youth Employment UK published the results from the Youth Voice Census Report for 2019. Over 3000 young people aged 14...
08 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to make the most out of apprenticeship levy »
Employers have earned back just £480m (14%) of the total funding available since May 2017 when the apprenticeshi...
01 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 open for applications »
Entries for The National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 are now open - until Friday 24 May. Apprenticeships and skills mi...
29 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Small businesses are struggling to take on apprentices »
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) claims over a quarter of apprentice employers say reforms have had a negativ...
10 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BCA grows apprenticeship and graduate recruitment schemes »
BCA has grown its apprenticeship scheme to 35 qualifications, ranging from NVQ level 2 to 7. The company is looking t...
04 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
City & Guilds wants a common quality framework for apprenticeships »
To coincide with the Annual Apprenticeships Conference, City & Guilds and the Industry Skills Board (ISB) have re...
28 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ofsted chief inspector: "Apprenticeship quality not improving" »
Amanda Spielman delivered a keynote speech on day one of FE Week’s Annual Apprenticeship Conference and discussed the appr...
25 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HMRC investigations into apprenticeship levy more than double »
The number of organisations being pursued by tax authorities for apprenticeship levy underpayment has more than doubl...
12 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Less than 1 per cent of DfE department workforce was made up of apprentices »
The division responsible for running and promoting apprenticeships within the Department for Education employs the lo...
06 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Audit Office report: the apprenticeships programme »
The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a new report assessing whether the government’s apprenticeships program...
05 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DfE confirms £400m apprenticeship levy underspend »
City & Guilds Group have released a report titled The Languishing Levy Pot: Accessing unspent apprenticeship funds....

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