news top level banner

News and insights

News

Read more stories...

What skills are needed for a new era in rail?

Continuing with our employer roundtable series, we took a deep dive into the rail industry and how apprenticeships could provide a solution to the ongoing skills shortage in this critical sector.

Read more

Building the Future of Construction

Drawing our employer round table series to a close for the year, we caught up with employers and panel experts in the construction industry. The experts and organisations in attendance were those who have pledged their commitment to finding innovative solutions to the challenges faced by apprentices battling to enter the construction industry.

Read more

Recruiting for Adult Care

Kate Shoesmith, Deputy CEO at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, discusses the challenges for the Adult Care sector and the need for a co-ordinated workforce strategy for both the immediate and long term future.

Read more

Getting your apprentices EPA ready

Rebecca Hollamby, City & Guilds and ILM EPA Partnership Manager, shares her experience on how providers can best support their apprentices, so they can succeed at end-point assessment.

Read more

USA & UK employer round table – creating gender diversity through apprenticeships

In a recent round table held with a panel of employing companies committed to change in the equality, diversity and inclusion space (EDI), the question was posed at the onset of the discussion: do we have a global skills pandemic? This is particularly timely as economies across the globe are caught up in the conundrum of jobs without people, and people without jobs.

Read more