Topic: Educational policy makers

City & Guilds Group calls for more flexibility in the apprenticeship system as numbers expected to drop again

18 June 2018
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Given the expected drop in new apprenticeship starts tomorrow, and the fact that around 90% of the levy remains unspent, the City & Guilds Group has called upon Government to listen to employers by allowing more flexibility in how the apprenticeship levy is spent. This is vital to ensure apprenticeships remain a viable skills solution for businesses.

Employers predict skills gaps and Brexit will stifle UK businesses

18 June 2018
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As the UK continues to navigate a period of uncertainty ahead of its exit from the European Union, new research published today by the City & Guilds Group and Emsi reveals that nine in 10 employers already struggle to recruit the skilled staff they need.

Kirstie Donnelly comment on Coates Review

18 May 2016
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE comment on Coates Review on prison education

Great Expectations research

30 November 2015
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68% of young people plan on university, but only 30% of jobs require a degree

'Maintain this commitment to skills'

25 November 2015
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The City & Guilds Group responds to the Chancellor's Comprehensive Spending Review

Invest in skills in UK tourism says Commons report

26 March 2015
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Kirstie Donnelly comments on Commons report on tourism

Apprenticeships: what's in a name?

19 March 2015
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Before trying to increase numbers, we have to define what actually qualifies as an apprenticeship

Stepping up to win the skills race

26 January 2015
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Employers need to help build a pipeline of future employees by offering high-quality work placements, says CEO

'We need to learn from past successes and mistakes'

04 December 2014
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City & Guilds responds to the NAO's report on implementing the Simplification Plan

UK is 'missing a trick' in education

25 November 2014
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City & Guilds responds to UKCES 'Growth Through People' report

More ambition and less celebration

17 July 2014
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Thoughts from the first Education Reform Summit

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