A national training organisation that claims on its website to have "created more opportunities than any other apprenticeship provider" has entered administration.
Employers have an opportunity to shape the future of apprenticeships when the government publishes a consultation on the apprenticeship levy's future beyond 2020. Lady Cobham, director general of The 5% Club, argues that changes need to be made.
Apprenticeships do not offer sufficiently high quality training and too many disadvantaged people are missing out, claims a damning Education Committee report.
Employers will be able to transfer a quarter of their apprenticeship levy-subsidised training fund to another organisation, under a package of reforms announced today.
The civil service is looking to hire its first wave of apprentice economists, including school leavers, in a bid to increase diversity and challenge stereotypes in the profession.
Apprenticeships and other "earn and learn" programmes are key to improving social mobility and addressing the UK's productivity gap, a report from campaign group The 5% Club has claimed.
Independent public body the Institute of Apprenticeships, which is sponsored by the Department of Education, has advised ministers to reduce funding of the chartered manager degree apprenticeship from £27,000 to £22,000 per person; the operations manager apprenticeship from £9,000 to £7,000 and the team leader apprenticeship from £5,000 to £4,500.
The government may be about to concede defeat over its promise to create three million apprenticeships by April 2020 drawing sharp criticism from the Labour Party, which said it had always been against the setting of such a target.
As the class of 2018 enters the world of work, XpertHR research provides an overview of graduate recruitment, retention and reward in 2018/2019.
As thousands of students receive their A-level results this week, employers have revealed that the experience gained in an apprenticeship is more important than qualifications when hiring young members of staff.
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