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New To Apprenticeships? Find Out How An ATA Could Help Your Business

Thu, Apr 27, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM BST

If your business is new to apprenticeships, you’re unsure whether you can offer a long term employment opportunity, or you just want extra support to take on an apprentice, then an Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) could be of interest. An … Continued

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Custom Planet

Can you provide a quick overview of your business? Custom Planet is a printwear and branding company specialising in screen printed t-shirts/clothing, embroidered workwear and promotional products. When did the business first start recruiting apprentices? We started recruiting around 5 … Continued

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A Place to Call Our Own (APTCOO)

Can you provide a quick overview of your business? APTCOO, a local grass roots charity based in Mansfield, provides county wide specialist support services for families living with special educational needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions. APTCOO has recently expanded … Continued

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ISO Quality Services Ltd

Can you provide a quick overview of your business? ISO Quality Services Ltd is an independent organisation that specialises in the implementation, certification and continued auditing of ISO and BS EN Management Standards. We also offer ISO consultancy, training and … Continued

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Some of the less common apprenticeship frameworks are disappearing. Is your business affected?

Here’s a plan of action that could help: If you’ve been following apprenticeships news recently, you might be aware that groups of employers across the country (trailblazer groups) have been developing new apprenticeship standards to train apprentices in jobs roles … Continued

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Blog: MD of Hudson Contract – The Importance Of Apprenticeships In Construction

Founded in 1996, Hudson Contract, is the UK’s largest provider of professional workplace audit and contract services to the construction industry. David Jackson, Founder and Chairman, comments on the importance of Apprenticeships for the construction industry, how and why more firms should … Continued

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4 Things You Need To Know When Taking On An Apprentice

As an employer, taking on an apprentice can be a really great thing. Not only are you giving a young person an opportunity to begin an exciting new career, but their employment can have a positive effect on your business … Continued

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How Will Funding Look For SMEs Training Apprentices From May 2017?

Take a look at our new infographic illustrating ‘STEP’ – the 4 main areas of funding for SMEs from May of this year.  

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National Apprenticeships Week, 6-10th March 2017

This year National Apprenticeship Week is from 6th-10th March. During the week, training providers, colleges, employers and apprentices host and attend events across the country to promote and discuss apprenticeships. This is an exciting year for apprenticeships. The upcoming apprenticeship … Continued

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