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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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Principle Cleaning opens Centre of Excellence

London-based cleaning specialist, Principle Cleaning Services, has opened a Centre of Excellence for its window cleaning division. The new Principle Windows facility in Stratford has a training and classroom area for its high-level access team, secure and dry storage facilities for ...

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International Workplace launches new digital learning service

Learning provider International Workplace has launched Workplace DNA, an innovative news-driven digital update service designed to promote continuous learning at work. The launch took place today (28 November) at the Wellcome Trust in London in front of an audience of ...

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Skilled services

Kim Leahy, HR Director, Corporate Services, Sodexo UK & Ireland explains the importance for services businesses such as FM providers to give people the right skills and attributes to deliver against their clients’ needs now and into the future Customer ...

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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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Improving productivity, efficiency and reputation

Could your business benefit from greater productivity, increased efficiency, reduced costs, enhanced reputation and a safer workplace? If so, now is the time to invest in IOSH’s Managing Safely, the market-leading safety and health course for businesses of all sizes. ...

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Bartlett Mitchell brews partnership with The Clink Charity

Independent caterer, Bartlett Mitchell, has partnered with The Clink Charity to supply its premium coffee brand Perkee and deliver barista skills for prisoners undertaking its training programmes. As part of the collaboration, Bartlett Mitchell will roll out its sustainable Fairtrade coffee ...

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Not all academic

Carl Gregory, Sales Manager for the OCM Group and Charlotte Bruce-Foulds, Managing Director of OCM’s Coach-Mentoring, Training and Qualifications, explains why coaching can play a more effective role in people development than training In the high-pressure world of facilities management, ...

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Digital learning: The future of workplace DNA

E-learning is still regarded as an easy way to deliver uninspiring training courses to a mass audience at low cost. That’s no longer the case, argues IWFM Awards judge, David Sharp, MD of International Workplace Vocational training is essential to ...

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A healthy investment

Workplace hygiene is a hot issue, with cleaning firms on the front line. Dominic Ponniah, CEO of Cleanology, explains how the firm’s commitment to staff training benefits the workplaces they service Sickness in the workplace is a pain for everyone ...

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