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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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10 things you should know about Apprenticeships 2017

Apprenticeships are big news right now. During April and May there are some crucial ‘go start’ dates for a number of reforms to apprenticeships, all with an objective to increase the quality and quantity of apprenticeships. To ensure you’re up … Continued

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New Film: Is An Apprenticeship Right For My Business?

Take a look at this new film created for National Apprenticeships Week by the Coast to Capital Local Apprenticeship Ambassador Network. It provides an overview of the benefits of apprenticeships for businesses and apprentices, and is based on real employer experiences too (Alex is an apprentice … Continued

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National Apprenticeship Awards – Applications Open

Applications are now open for the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017. The awards are a fantastic promotional opportunity for the businesses involved. Apprenticemakers has interviewed many award winners who have described it a great moral boost for the whole team. Recent winners include ISO Quality … Continued

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New Interactive Guide To Apprenticeships

As the funding of apprenticeships is changing, we’ve created a new Interactive Guide To Apprenticeships on Apprenticemakers too. The newly designed guide aims to help employers learn more about the upcoming changes to government funding and things to consider throughout their apprenticeships journey. … Continued

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Georgian country manor house hotel with vision for apprenticeships excellence

Congratulations this month to the Elmhurst Foundation, which has announced the purchase of Bath hotel, restaurant, and fitness club Combe Grove. The Grade II-listed Georgian country manor house hotel is set in 70 acres of woodland, with a members’ fitness … Continued

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