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BESA welcomes new stream of funding for apprenticeship levy

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed an unexpected improvement to the Apprenticeship Levy announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Speaking at this week’s Conservative Party Conference, Philip Hammond announced a £125 million funding package that will allow ...

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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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BIFM urges industry to appeal to government over apprenticeship levy failings

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is urging all businesses employing FM staff to lobby for changes to the Apprenticeship Levy, after it was revealed that allocated funding is insufficient to deliver degree-level apprenticeships in FM. BIFM has been ...

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OCS welcomes apprenticeship levy

Despite evidence suggesting that employers are struggling to recruit staff with the right skills, recent research has revealed that only one in three (32%) of UK businesses that qualify for the government funded apprenticeship levy are taking advantage of it ...

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Apprenticeship uptake falls following the introduction of government levy

Since the introduction of the government’s apprenticeship levy scheme earlier this year, the number of people starting apprenticeships has drastically fallen by 59 per cent. At the end of this academic year, figures released by the Department of Education show ...

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OCS welcomes apprenticeship levy

Despite evidence suggesting that employers are struggling to recruit staff with the right skills, recent research has revealed that only one in three (32%) of UK businesses that qualify for the government funded apprenticeship levy are taking advantage of it ...

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Servest’s new 100 Club initiative to nurture internal talent

Servest has launched a company-wide learning and development initiative called The 100 Club, as part of its Hidden Talent programme. The campaign, inspired by the arrival of the apprenticeship levy in April, which exists to help the government achieve its target to fund ...

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Apprenticeships creating inroads for people to explore the possibilities of FM

Blog from Rob Legge, Group CEO, Servest In a matter of weeks, the way the government funds apprenticeships in England will change. The apprenticeship levy is going to be a game-changer because the funding pot will give employers a further ...

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Resolving engineering’s image problem

It started when incentives for apprenticeships disappeared in the late 90s. Today, it means supply cannot meet demand. The proposed apprenticeship levy is well intended, but ultimately misguided. Andy Donnell, managing director of ABM UK’s Business and Industry Group explains ...

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