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Mitie wins National Apprenticeship Award

Strategic outsourcing company, Mitie, has picked up the E.ON sponsored Macro Employer of the Year award at the National Apprenticeship Awards. The Awards are run by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognise excellence in two areas: businesses that grow their own talent ...

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BIFM seeks stakeholder views on new FM Manager (Level 4) Apprenticeship

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is calling on stakeholders from across the FM sector to take part in a consultation on a new FM Manager (Level 4) Apprenticeship Standard. Employers and suppliers to the FM sector are invited ...

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Views sought on industry apprenticeships and qualifications

Employers in FM and property services are being asked to submit views on industry apprenticeships and qualifications. SummitSkills, the Standard Setting Organisation conducting the survey, will use the feedback to review and potentially update what’s currently in place, to ensure ...

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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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Businesses need to do more to raise the profile of apprenticeships

New research published by Interserve has revealed there is a significant lack of awareness regarding apprenticeships, which still lag behind academic-based career paths. The report ‘The Interserve Society Report: Apprenticeships: the path to success?’ investigated the current perceptions of apprenticeships amongst three key groups – young ...

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CH&Co launches dedicated training programme and chef academy

Catering and hospitality business, CH&Co Group, has partnered with national education and training provider, Learning Curve Group (LCG), to launch a dedicated training and development programme for its 4,500 employees and the first CH&Co Group Chef Academy. LCG will provide apprenticeships and accredited ...

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BIFM develops FM Supervisors apprenticeship

BIFM in collaboration with an employer Trailblazer group has created a new apprenticeship for FM Supervisors. The new apprenticeship aims to prepare an individual for managing a facilities management service, or a group of services, which can be labelled as ‘hard’ (estate/building ...

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National Insurance contributions abolished for young apprentices

Employers of apprentices under 25 years of age will no longer pay National Insurance contributions and are set to save thousands of pounds. The abolishment which came into effect on 6 April 2016, applies to both existing employers with apprentices ...

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Serco pledges 1,000 apprenticeships by end of year

In support of National Apprenticeship week, Serco has pledged to have 1,000 employees undertaking apprenticeships in the UK by the end of the year, an increase of more than 33 per cent on its current numbers. As part of this commitment, the ...

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Compass Group to grow its apprenticeship programme

Compass Group UK & Ireland, has announced plans to increase the number of its apprentices to 1,500 by the end of 2017. Already one of the UK’s top 100 apprenticeship employers, Compass currently recruits 500 apprentices a year. In the last five ...

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