Topic: UK

Update – guidance and advice regarding coronavirus

13 March 2020
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Important announcement regarding coronavirus

Exeter College

05 March 2020
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The City of Exeter is only 1 of 7 cities in the UK to increase their apprenticeship starts between 2015/2016 and 2017/18.

City & Guilds awarded contract to deliver Construction T Level qualifications

02 October 2019
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We have been awarded the contract to deliver two T Level qualifications under the Construction route: in Building Services Engineering and On-Site Construction.

Our annual price review will be effective from 1st September

20 March 2019
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City & Guilds and ILM continue to work hard to ensure our customers get the best value for money whilst maintaining a business that can continue to invest in the Vocational Education sector. To support that, we’re busy reviewing our prices for the next academic year.

The languishing Levy pot: Accessing unspent apprenticeship funds

07 March 2019
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Almost two years after the apprenticeship levy was implemented, apprenticeship start figures continue to decline in overall terms and questions remain around the ways in which the funds collected by the Government are being spent.

Maximising Apprenticeships in Wales

30 January 2019
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The ‘Maximising the Value of Apprenticeships to Wales’ report released in January offers fresh ideas and a new momentum to the debate about how Wales might provide an exemplary apprenticeships system.

Can your learners prove their compliance with standards and regulations in one click?

16 January 2019
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For the first time, an internationally recognised City & Guilds Certificate in 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is accompanied by a verifiable Digital Credential.

City & Guilds helps keep reoffenders locked out of prison

10 January 2019
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The Ministry of Justice has published an analysis which examines the reoffending behaviour of 5,768 people who registered for one of six City & Guilds courses whilst in prison.

Don't write apprenticeships off. They haven't even got started yet

14 March 2018
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With so much negative discussion, questions have understandably been raised about the future of apprenticeships in the UK. The good news is that despite what the headlines say it seems like good progress has been made in the first year.

The apprenticeship levy: a solution for UK skills shortages

14 March 2018
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While employers continue to have reservations about the way apprenticeships are funded, a new piece of research by City and Guilds and accounting firm Grant Thornton suggests that they are starting to get to grips with apprenticeships.

Apprenticeships remain crucial to the future of the UK construction industry

14 March 2018
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How can employers take matters into their own hands and start using apprenticeships to ensure they’ve got a workforce in place to shape the future of the industry?

Getting to grips with the Apprenticeship Levy

14 March 2018
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I would ask for caution before people start writing the levy off as a failure. Any new system needs time to bed in – especially one with such significant changes involved.

Farmers Weekly March 2018

14 March 2018
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With Brexit fast approaching and fears about skills shortages growing in every sector, access to a talented workforce has never been so important. Research from City & Guilds last year found that 87% of employers are already struggling to recruit the skilled workers they need.

City & Guilds is named a 2018 Superbrand

12 March 2018
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Influential list of UK brands - Superbrands ranks City & Guilds as one of the top 100 brands in the UK and number one in the Education, Training & Development’ category

Don’t knock apprenticeships – give them time and support

21 February 2018
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE, Managing Director at City & Guilds Group, talks about the apprenticeship system.

Comment on the apprenticeship levy

29 January 2018
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE, Managing Director at City & Guilds Group, comments on the apprenticeship levy

Boosting skills by 10% could increase UK GDP by £163bn

15 December 2015
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Lack of skills affects countries globally, according to a new report from the City & Guilds Group

Birmingham TechBac Pioneer celebrates first year

23 October 2015
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South and City College, Balfour Beatty, and City & Guilds get together to celebrate first year as national TechBac Pioneer

The Quality of Apprenticeships

23 October 2015
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CBI delegates were challenged over the quality of apprenticeships.

You want to narrow the gender pay gap? Tackle the ‘gender career gap’ first

13 August 2015
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE talks about the real problem behind unequal gender pay.

From Apprentice to MBE

22 July 2015
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Manchester tutor Andy Dennis honoured with an MBE

New partnership ‘activates’ tech-based learning for tomorrow’s workplace

03 July 2015
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City & Guilds partners up with Activate Learning

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