Topic: Employability

Driving forward an ambitious skills agenda and plans for education

11 July 2024
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The new UK Labour government has set out plans to expand high-quality education, employment and training routes.

Green skills training: Why it's essential to meet industry demands for a green workforce

11 July 2024
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As the world strives towards net zero goals, education providers and businesses are prioritising the development of green skills to prepare people for a growing number of green job opportunities.

Important updates regarding the Livestock Production Occupational Specialism (OS) within the Agriculture Land Management Production (ALMP) T Level

03 July 2024
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From September 2024, pig skills will be introduced into the Livestock Production OS pathway.

Why it’s time to address the health and wellbeing crisis facing the construction sector

13 June 2024
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How training providers and employers can create a construction industry that is safer and healthier for everyone.

5 skills development tips to grow your business: From strong leadership to AI

06 June 2024
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Ensure you’re investing in the right skills for your organisation with key insights from HR and L&D professionals, as explored in our Skills Discovery Sessions.

Update on new Annual Fee, minimum spend and price review

06 June 2024
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City & Guilds and ILM revised pricing will start to be available in Walled Garden from July 2024 – understand the revised plan.

City & Guilds brand Kineo announces launch of new ESG training offering

24 May 2024
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Kineo look to revolutionise corporate training and handling of Environmental, Social and Governance responsibilities with new suite of courses.

DfE announces reformed qualifications approved for funding from August 2025

17 May 2024
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The Department for Education (DfE) set out changes to level 3 and below qualifications following the post-16 qualification review in England. DfE has now published a list of Alternative Academic Qualifications (AAQs) and Technical Qualifications (TQs) that have been approved for public funding at level 3 from 1 August 2025, including new City & Guilds qualifications.

Apprenticeships plugging the digital skills gap

01 May 2024
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How Baltic Apprenticeships and City & Guilds are working together to deliver essential digital skills training.

Meet the City & Guilds customer support teams

11 April 2024
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Find out who to go to with questions and issues in our support team Q&A.

Innovative prison-based hospitality training helps prisoners develop in demand skills

10 April 2024
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How The Right Course and City & Guilds are upskilling prisoners through practical experience and quality education.

Scaling skills and employment opportunities to reduce reoffending

03 April 2024
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City & Guilds was delighted to host our event, ‘Scaling skills and employment opportunities to reduce reoffending’ at HMP Highpoint recently.

Celebrating the power of skills focused prison rehabilitation and new beginnings this spring

18 March 2024
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How City & Guilds is supporting skills development for prisons and prison leavers

City & Guilds Foundation - Rehabilitation Collaboration Event

15 March 2024
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On 28 February the City & Guilds Foundation brought together industry leaders and representatives from charity partners to build relationships and share insights and experiences of promoting education and training in prison.

International Women’s Day 2024: In conversation with Cecilia Harvey

05 March 2024
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To mark International Women’s Day 2024 and highlight this year’s theme of ‘inspire inclusion’, we interviewed our very own women in STEM champion, City & Guilds’ Chief Operating Officer, Cecilia Harvey, about her career experiences in the largely male-dominated world of IT and technology.

Could creating more regionalised skills development strategies be the solution to closing our growing skills gaps?

04 March 2024
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How Local Skills Improvement Plans are changing the adult skills landscape

New approval charge and price changes from 1 September 2024

01 March 2024
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As part of our annual pricing review, City & Guilds and ILM will be reducing the minimum spend level and introducing a new annual approval charge from the next academic year.

City & Guilds Joins forces with Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance to spearhead Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Apprenticeships and Skills

26 February 2024
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City & Guilds, the global skills organisation, is proud to announce today the formation of a new alliance with the Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance (MAA), that will provide much-needed support to learners, allowing them enhanced access to a wider range of apprenticeships and other vocational training opportunities.

Interview with City & Guilds CEO Kirstie Donnelly and Seema Malhotra MP, Labour’s Shadow Skills & Further Education Minister

15 February 2024
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City & Guilds CEO Kirstie Donnelly met with the Labour Party’s Shadow Skills & Further Education Minister, Seema Malhotra MP for a relaxed interview at the beautiful Stationers' Hall near to St Paul’s

Podcast: Exploring the opportunities and challenges in green careers

14 February 2024
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The City & Guilds Green Edge podcasts navigates the critical role of green skills in shaping our economy.

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