APPRENTICESHIPS - 17.09.2020
Apprenticeship funding, incentives and standards
The government is clear that apprenticeships are key to revitalising the economy and providing employment for young people. But what are the key developments you need to know about?
CORONAVIRUS - TRAINING - 28.05.2020
Free online learning platform to boost workers’ skills
The government has launched The Skills Toolkit to enable workers to build their skills whilst at home. Should you encourage your staff to take advantage?
CORONAVIRUS - APPRENTICES - 04.05.2020
Apprentice pay during furlough
The government has published detailed guidance regarding apprenticeships in England during the coronavirus pandemic. What does it say about apprentices who are furloughed?
TRAINING - 16.12.2019
Sourcing a training provider
You’ve identified some training needs and now need help in how best to carry them out. Do you need to bring in a specialist training company or can you undertake some of it in-house?
TRAINING - 19.11.2019
Do you know what your training needs are?
Your business is growing, and you’d like to expand the range of services that you offer but don’t think your employees are currently up to this. How can you identify what training they will need?
TRAINING - 05.11.2019
Agreements over training costs
Where you agree to fund a training course, you can protect your financial investment by asking the employee to enter into a training costs agreement. What else should you insist on?