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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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NEC Group boosts apprentice recruitment with apprenticeship coordinator appointment

NEC Group has appointed Angela Walsh to the newly created role of Group Apprenticeship Coordinator as it looks to increase the availability and improve access to apprenticeships in the West Midlands. In her new role, Walsh will be responsible for ...

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Pollution, politics and productivity hot topics at BESA Conference

The first Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) national conference and awards event took on a wide range of political, technical and business issues at a top London hotel last week. The one-day event focussed in on the industry’s most topical ...

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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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New BESA President to drive emerging talent

Tim Hopkinson has been named as the newly elected President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2017/18 at the Association’s recent annual general meeting. Hopkinson, who is the Managing Director of ductwork manufacturer and installation contractor E Poppleton ...

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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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Green light for Level 4 and Level 6 FM Apprenticeships

The standards for two new facilities management apprenticeships have been approved by the Minister of State for Skills. Developed by employers in collaboration with the British Institute of Facilities Management and other key stakeholders, the FM Manager (Level 4) and Senior/Head ...

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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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New scheme sees OCS set to recruit 900 apprentices

As part of National Apprenticeship Week (6-12 March), OCS has revealed it is launching a new apprenticeship programme in the UK which will aim to recruit up to 900 apprentices in its first year. From 6 April 2017, the scheme, open ...

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