Can businesses make the new apprenticeship levy work?


Employers are still evaluating the full impact of the apprenticeship levy, seen by some as a tax and by others as a new training opportunity

Ambitious apprenticeships targets need new mindsets

vocational education

The Apprenticeship Levy will create opportunities for thousands of young people nationwide, though a change in attitudes is vital for meaningful change

Apprenticeships - More than just a business expense

apprenticeships professionals

While the payment basics of the Levy are pretty straightforward, businesses will only reap the rewards of apprenticeships with a robust strategy

Top 10 UK apprenticeships

Apprenticeships theatre (2)

Apprentices want intense training, a clear career path, good pay, and to be inspired. Here are ten fantastic roles that tick all boxes

Learning outside the classroom

New classroom tech

From cloud computing to virtual reality, technology is transforming the traditional learning path

Solving construction jobs crisis

Steve Radley, the Construction Industry Training Board’s policy and strategic planning director, warns of a recruitment crisis facing the sector

Retail can drive UK economy forward

Helen Dickinson, director general of the British Retail Consortium, says the next government should safeguard the considerable contribution of retailers to the UK economy

Catering for hospitality

Travel around the world’s five-star hotels and chances are you’ll soon bump into a Swiss manager. From Africa to Asia, in the Americas and, of course, across Europe, Swiss hoteliers abound, writes Haig Simonian