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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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NG Bailey publishes 2015 sustainability report

Independent engineering, IT and facilities services company, NG Bailey has launched its eighth annual sustainability report, detailing its achievements and outlining its progress against the 18 separate commitments set out in its One Approach sustainability strategy. A major achievement by the company is ...

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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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Government to legally protect the term ‘apprenticeship’

The government has announced that the term ‘apprenticeship’ is to be legally protected through the Enterprise Bill. Since 2010, over two million apprenticeships have been created to help establish the UK as the fastest growing economy in the G7. By ...

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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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WSH launches food and hospitality Apprentice Academy

BaxterStorey, Holroyd Howe and Caterlink, all part of catering and hospitality company Westbury Street Holdings Ltd (WSH), have come together to launch a new food and hospitality Apprentice Academy. Aiming to create more jobs for young people within the food and ...

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You’re hired

The profile of apprenticeships has increased greatly over the last four years for both facilities management and for the generation preparing to join the workforce. This comes at a time when FM – and business in general – is confronted ...

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Compass apprenticeships receive Ofsted Grade 2

Food and support services provider, Compass Group UK & Ireland, has been awarded an Ofsted Grade 2 ‘good’, for its apprenticeship programmes, following an inspection which highlighted that Compass demonstrates effective leadership and management and provides good quality teaching, learning and ...

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OCS gains accreditation as a BIFM Recognised Centre

International total facilities management provider, OCS, has obtained accreditation as a BIFM Recognised Centre, allowing the company to self-deliver BIFM qualifications. Using the BIFM delivery model, OCS can now offer the BIFM Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications in facilities management, ...

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Servest addresses FM skills gap in apprentice recruitment drive

Servest Group has recruited 15 facilities management (FM) apprentices for its cleaning contract at the Houses of Parliament, as part of a wider drive to employ100 apprentices across the business by October next year. The first 15 apprentices, who are between ...

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