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Building a sustainable future

Amey Consulting’s Managing Director Alex Gilbert warns that the UK needs new skills and new thinking if it is to meet its net zero targets The need to build a more sustainable future is not in doubt. Tackling climate change ...

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Balfour Beatty bolsters its commitment to hiring apprentices, graduates and trainees

For the second year in a row, Balfour Beatty has bolstered its commitment to young people, publicly declaring its intention to increase the number of Apprentices, Graduates and Trainees by c. 60 per cent when compared to its 2021 intake. ...

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ABM pledges £192,000 to create new apprenticeships

ABM has pledged £192,000 to enable small and medium sized businesses and social enterprises to re-skill low paid Londoners. Partnering with the London Progression Collaboration, the contribution will create apprenticeships which not only allow individuals to secure better-quality, higher-paying work, but also give ...

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Cleaning and hygiene industry apprenticeship bid passes first hurdle

A trailblazer group for the cleaning and hygiene industry has been given the greenlight to develop detailed proposals for an accredited industry-wide training programme and apprenticeship for the sector. Earlier this year, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) sponsored a Trailblazer ...

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Compass recognised at the BAME Apprenticeship Awards

Compass Group UK & Ireland was crowned Employer of the Year in the Retail, Hospitality & Tourism category at the BAME Apprenticeship Awards. Organised by the BAME Apprentice Network, the BAME Apprenticeship Awards showcase the range of talent and hard ...

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ABM relaunches Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

ABM UK has launched year four of its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.) following a year-long postponement caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The J.E.E.P aims to tackle misperceptions of the facilities management industry amongst young people and their parents and ...

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The apprenticeship opportunity

Linda Hausmanis, IWFM CEO says levy-funded apprenticeships allow employers to invest in their workforce by combining education, work-based learning and ongoing development Facilities management is at a pivotal moment in its relatively short history. Having grown exponentially over the last ...

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Sodexo donates apprenticeship fund to London Ambulance Service

A £300,000 grant has been awarded to London Ambulance Service by the facilities management and catering firm to fund the training of 10 paramedics and three new emergency ambulance crew. Large businesses such as Sodexo can gift up to 25 ...

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Compass and Marcus Wareing collaborate on Culinary Apprenticeship Programme

Compass Group UK & Ireland has launched a landmark culinary programme in collaboration with esteemed chef Marcus Wareing. ‘Forward with Marcus Wareing’ is an enhanced programme which runs alongside a Level 4 Senior Culinary Chef or Level 5 Operations Departmental ...

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Over £1 million gifted from Sodexo to fund apprenticeships for SMEs and not for profits

Sodexo is helping numerous small companies and not-for-profit organisations to upskill their workforce by gifting more than £1 million of its apprenticeship levy to support 106 new apprentices. The money is helping train people for roles across many sectors including ...

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