Tag Archives: Apprenticeships

92% of sole traders have never employed an apprentice – New research shows why

A new survey from training specialist JTL has found 92% of sole traders have never employed an apprentice, and identified the...

Pimlico Plumbers announces plans for Apprenticeship Training Centre to help over 350 apprentices get into the industry

Charlie Mullins, founder and CEO of Pimlico Plumbers has announced plans to open a dedicated training academy to realise his...

The Apprenticeship Levy – What installers need to know

Neil Collishaw – Head of Innovation and Development at BPEC-  looks at some of the common questions that have been by...

New APHC president wants to “champion” plumbing apprenticeships

In his inaugural speech as the President of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC), Graham Beevers spoke about...

The Government review into university costs highlights the value of apprenticeships – says JTL

The Government has announced a review of university costs in England after Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that “we face...

Just 8% of students are being advised to seek apprenticeships – says YouGov poll

Less than 1 in 12 students (8%) aged 15 to 18 in school or college in 2016/2017 are being advised...

HomeServe embarks on largest ever apprentice recruitment drive

HomeServe, is recruiting 30 new apprentices over the next six weeks – ten new gas engineers and 20 new plumbing...

Under new apprenticeship levy companies with fewer than 50 employees that take on apprentices will have 100% of their training costs paid for

The government has officially launched its apprenticeship levy today as part of the biggest shake-up of skills for a generation....

New tool launched to help businesses find apprenticeship training

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has launched a new tool to help businesses find apprenticeship training. The online tool has...

Government unveils new reforms to apprenticeship funding system

Government has unveiled new reforms to its apprenticeship funding system as part of its drive to create 3 million new...