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New report reveals £1.2bn has been spent on “fake” apprenticeships

According to a new report published by education think tank EDSK half of apprenticeships started since the apprenticeship levy was introduced in May 2017 are “fake”. The report called Runaway Training claims that £550 million of levy funding has been ...

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ABM UK launches third year of perception change campaign J.E.E.P.

Facilities management services provider, ABM UK, has kicked off year three of its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.). The programme aims to tackle misperceptions amongst children and their parents of the facilities management (FM) industry and create a pipeline of ...

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BaxterStorey launches first degree apprenticeship scheme

Independent foodservice provider BaxterStorey has joined forces with Pearson Business School to launch a new degree apprenticeship scheme – a first for the hospitality industry. The scheme offers seven ambitious students a three-year Business Management Honours degree. The programme combines ...

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Anabas launches apprenticeship programme for aspiring FMs

Corporate office FM specialist, Anabas has launched a new apprenticeship programme in partnership with Grey Seal Academy. The Grey Seal Academy apprenticeship scheme will be delivered to a group of current employees at Anabas who will have access to a ...

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Sodexo launches programme to support and develop next generation of FM leaders

Sodexo’s Corporate Services business has teamed up with HIT Training to launch a new development programme to support and develop FM’s future leaders. The Futures programme has been created to offer a structured apprenticeship journey for qualifying existing employees and ...

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Industry leaders say Government needs to do more to support apprenticeships

According to a poll taken at an Umbrella Training conference held in London this week, over 90 per cent of leading hospitality figures believe the Government needs to be doing more to promote apprenticeships. The conference, titled ‘Combating the skills ...

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Compass Group supporting care leavers into work

Compass Group UK & Ireland has pledged its support for young people coming out of care with the launch of its Care Leaver Covenant commitment. Partnering with leading hospitality industry charity Springboard and Government delivery partner Spectra First, who support ...

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ABM UK launches second year of perception change campaign J.E.E.P

Facilities management services provider, ABM UK, has kicked off year two of its  Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P) following a successful pilot year with three schools in West London. The programme aims to tackle perceptions and provide information about engineering, FM ...

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Bagnalls wins Apprentice Excellence Award

Bagnalls was overwhelmed at winning the 2018 Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards – Apprenticeship category, sponsored by Engie. Bagnalls is a family-run business with a heritage of investing in apprentices since Victorian times. Stephen Bagnall, Group Managing Director, said ...

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Bagnalls wins Apprentice Excellence Award

Bagnalls was overwhelmed at winning the 2018 Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards – Apprenticeship category, sponsored by Engie.  Bagnalls is a family-run business with a heritage of investing in apprentices since Victorian times. Stephen Bagnall, Group Managing Director, said ...

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