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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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Family Business Apprentice of the Year winner

The Family Business of the Year Awards (‘FBOTY’) are a real highlight in the family business calendar, organised by Family Business United and now in their sixth year, marking the contribution that family firms make in the UK. In addition ...

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Career ladder: The next generation of women in construction 

The Construction Industry Council’s ‘A Blueprint for Change’ report revealed that women only account for 14 per cent of the industry’s workforce. In an attempt to improve these figures, leading contractor Wates Construction and commercial property developer, MEPC are ensuring ...

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Don’t let the levy break

The FM sector has a lot to gain from the Apprenticeship Levy, but a troubled first year hasn’t given the industry confidence it will achieve its ambitious aspirations. It’s not too late though, and a series of simple changes would ...

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Chubb engineers win National Apprentice of the Year Awards

Two Chubb Fire & Security Limited engineers, Danny Harding and Max Wheeler, have won National Apprentice of the Year awards at the recent IFSEC & FIREX International’s Security and Fire Excellence Awards ceremony. Chubb, a leading provider of security and ...

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Bagnalls apprentice wins junior national title

Adam Knowles from Bagnalls North West Branch is on a roll after being crowned one of the nation’s top wallpaper hangers. Adam was announced the Junior Apprentice Paperhanger of the Year at a prestigious gala dinner, organised by the Painting ...

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