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Compass becomes a patron of the Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance

The Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance, powered by Pathway Group, has named Compass Group UK & Ireland as its latest patron. Formed in 2017, originally as the ‘BAME’ Apprenticeship Alliance, The Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance strives to promote social mobility, diversity, inclusion and ...

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Second cohort of culinary apprentices embark on Compass’ Forward with Marcus Wareing programme

The second cohort of up-and-coming Compass Group UK & Ireland chefs have started their journey on the ‘Forward with Marcus Wareing’ programme, building on the success of the first group who have focused on subjects including sustainability, commerciality, people, and ...

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Sodexo gifts £2m of its apprenticeship levy

Sodexo has hit the £2 million milestone for apprenticeship levy gifting to support a number of small companies and not-for-profit organisations across the UK. The company took the decision in 2019 to ‘gift with purpose’ a portion of the apprenticeship ...

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NAW2023: BESA says apprentices need to see the industry’s ‘best side’

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2023 (NAW2023), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is encouraging employers to pledge to take on at least one new apprentice this year and promote the exciting career opportunities available in the industry. The theme ...

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Compass commits over £1.6m Apprenticeship Levy funding

Compass Group UK & Ireland has committed over £1.6million of its Apprenticeship Levy funds to support over 100 organisations to invest in and develop their staff. Compass is helping small and medium sized enterprises, charities, and social enterprises across the ...

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Umbrella Training supporting ex-offenders into hospitality apprenticeships

Nationwide training and apprenticeship provider for hospitality and corporate sectors, Umbrella Training, has joined forces with social business and charity The Forward Trust to launch the hospitality industry’s first formal apprenticeship pathway for ex-offenders. The Forward Trust has developed a new ...

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ABM expands Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

ABM has opened its doors to the fifth cohort to take part in its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.), with an additional school on the roster.   The 2022 programme kicked off at Bobby Moore Academy in London with the immersive course then touring schools in Bradford, Manchester and London between September and ...

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Sodexo Live! academy welcomes first recruits

Six new apprentices, aged 16 to 18, have been appointed and undergone their induction to a new apprentice academy, launched by Sodexo Live! and Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE in February 2022. The Sodexo Live! academy with Raymond Blanc was set up ...

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Umbrella looks to the future of hospitality training with investment in Metaverse Learning

Umbrella Training, a nationwide training and apprenticeship provider for hospitality and corporate sectors, has announced a significant investment in Metaverse Learning – a company that specialises in delivering virtual and Web3 based educational programmes.  The company, based in London and ...

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Sodexo named in top 100 apprenticeship employers list

The Department for Education has recognised Sodexo as one of the top 100 apprenticeship employers in the UK. Benchmarked against more than 500 employers in multiple sectors of the economy, Sodexo was ranked 79th on the 2022 list, with the ...

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