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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: Regional Winners for Apprentice Champion and Big Heart

Regional Family Business Winners North East & Yorkshire Apprentice Champion and North East & Yorkshire Big Heart During an evening of celebrating at Wembley stadium, the achievements of family businesses were acknowledged, at the National Family Business awards. The leading lights of ...

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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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You’re hired

When people think about apprenticeships the first thing that comes to mind is usually young people, just out of school or college taking their first steps toward learning a trade. Whilst that is often the case there are now plenty ...

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The Portakabin Group wins three awards for its work with apprenticeships

The Portakabin Group has won three awards for its outstanding work with apprenticeships – two National Apprenticeship Awards for Yorkshire and the Humber, and Large Employer of the Year at the York Apprenticeship Awards. The National Apprenticeship Awards, which are ...

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How prepared is the FM industry to tackle the impending skills shortage?

This month at the Facilities Show FMJ will be hosting our annual debate. In it we will be asking whether the facilities management industry is prepared for the fall out from the impending skills shortage? Where are the industry’s strengths ...

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Portakabin Group wins best employer at Apprenticeship Awards

The Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has won the Large Employer of the Year category at the York Apprenticeship Awards. These awards celebrate employers’ outstanding commitment to apprenticeships and demonstrate the real benefits the scheme can bring ...

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