Category list : Apprenticeships
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Amazon to create 1,000 UK apprenticesSubscription
Ecommerce giant Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 apprenticeship roles in the UK over the next two years.
A new fashion studio assistant apprenticeship has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.
Retailers including House of Fraser, Jigsaw and JD Sports, the government and charity Retail Trust have joined forces to launch new retail qualification the Retail Leader Apprenticeship Degree.
PM may reform apprenticeship levySubscription
Prime minister Theresa May is set to reform the controversial apprenticeship levy, the Sunday Times has reported.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for more flexibility in the apprentice levy to ensure retailers can make better use of it, after new figures from the Department for Education showed the steepest decline in new apprenticeship starts since the levy was introduced.
The British footwear industry has launched a new nationally accredited apprenticeship standard for the autumn.
“Over the years we have had all sorts of dramas and we’ve got through it,” said Angus Cundey, chairman of Savile Row’s founding tailor, as he explained why he sees Brexit as an opportunity for UK manufacturing and British brands.
The new apprenticeship levy lacks focus and will not fill the widening skills gap unless it is concentrated on sectors and regions where training is most needed, MPs said in a report published today.
The apprenticeship levy that comes into effect in April, represents “poor value for money”, the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found.
The government has confirmed it will introduce the new apprenticeship levy in April 2017, prompting criticism from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).