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From funding and training to advice and best practice, our Apprenticeships Blog houses a whole host of information on the subject – including the Government’s upcoming apprenticeship levy.

We’ll frequently be updating the articles, expert opinions, and facts and figures here on our Apprenticeships Blog, so do check in regularly to learn more on how best to make the scheme work for you.

And we don’t just deliver knowledge.

We also offer renowned higher and degree apprenticeship packages to help improve your organisation’s productivity and performance.

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Pilot degree apprenticeship programmes in your organisation

Many employers recognise the advantages of degree apprenticeships and the value they create in developing highly-skilled workforces. However, what is holding...

10th March 2017
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National Apprenticeship Week 2017

Organised by the National Apprenticeship Service, the theme of this 10th annual National Apprenticeship Week is: Ladder of Opportunity, which focuses on the progression routes of apprenticeships to higher and degree level.

2nd March 2017
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Align degree apprenticeships with future workforce skills needs

The benefits of degree apprenticeships and how they can be used to transform workforce skills is widely understood, but how can you make them work for.

20th February 2017
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David Willett presents the apprenticeships opportunity to HR professionals at the CIPD Annual Conference

The Open University's David Willett, Head of Propositions, and Sandy Fraser, Senior Lecturer, present 'Maximising apprenticeships for improved performance at results'.

13th February 2017
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Use apprenticeships to support your business objectives

It’s now widely accepted that organisations are under pressure to adapt within the context of rapid environmental change, which explains why the conversation has moved.

13th February 2017
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Transform your business with degree apprenticeships

The noise around degree apprenticeships has been steadily building over the past year or so and, unless you’ve managed to avoid the business media, you’ll have.

7th February 2017
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Why apprenticeships went degree-level

The UK is suffering from acute skills shortages in key areas, particularly in STEM subjects.

11th January 2017
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The changing face of apprenticeships: four reasons why they’re growing in popularity

Reasons why apprenticeships are growing in popularity in the UK.

9th December 2016
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What are apprenticeship standards?

Explanation and examples of the new apprenticeships standards - and how they will help businesses build a talent pipeline to fulfil skills needs.

2nd December 2016
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Apprentices and employers featured on BBC's The Bottom Line

Listen now or download for later: Evan Davis discusses the pros and cons of degree apprenticeships.

15th November 2016

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Download our practical guide for advice and top tips on how to make the most of higher and degree apprenticeships in your organisation.

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