News

30
Mar

Top Tips for Boosting Your Mood

When cabin fever has set in, finding the motivation to get things done can be difficult. Whether you’re home alone, or surrounded by family, it can be all too easy to slip into a slump. Here are some ideas to get you back on top and feeling happy. Five mood-boosting ideas when you’re stuck in isolation 1. Begin with positivity

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30
Mar

The Solution to Staff Shortages

While many industries have been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are still having to find ways to keep operating and providing their services. From food manufacturing to frontline service providers, keeping an adequate level of healthy and properly trained workers is essential. Staff shortages are already becoming a problem but there are ways of avoiding too much

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30
Mar

The Advantages of Online Training

More people are at home than ever before, whether able to work or fully self-isolating due to viral symptoms, and this gives us all a huge opportunity to upskill and learn something new. The wealth of online training options means people can take this time to further enhance their work-related skills or learn something new, with plans to develop a

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27
Mar

Surviving Lockdown with Kids at Home

While many of us look forward to the school holidays and weekends with the kids, the prospect of trying to work from home whilst keeping our children entertained is tricky business. While we have to stick to work schedules and attend meetings, we can’t forget our children are having a tough time too, and maintaining balance is key to keep

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27
Mar

Top Working From Home Tips

Working from home isn’t a new thing, in fact around 1.5 million people in the UK do it every week. However, this number has grown massively due to the coronavirus outbreak, with thousands of people now working from home for the first time. Whether you’re self-isolating or not, if you’re working from home with family around or on your own,

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16
Apr

Key Training: A Runner-up in National Awards

KEY TRAINING was runner-up in the national awards for:         BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP PROVIDER OF THE YEAR.  ‘A great honour’ said Jim Clarke, CEO Key Training, ‘especially as this category includes the successful delivery of Apprenticeships in Business Administration, Customer Service, Recruitment, Team Leading and Management. Fantastic recognition for all our staff who have helped us get there!.’ The finalists

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5
Mar

National Provider Awards 2019 with Robert Halfon MP at The Houses of Parliament

5
Mar

Abbie’s Experience with Key Training

‘INTRODUCING APPRENTICE ABBIE BERRY, THE 6,000th UNEMPLOYED YOUNG PERSON PLACED WITH AN EMPLOYER BY KEY TRAINING OVER THE LAST 6 YEARS AND REMAINING IN SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT. ABBIE IS AN APPRENTICE AT CMS IN SEAHAM AND WINS AN iPAD MINI FROM SKILLSFIRST AWARDS, SPONSORS OF THE AWARD FOR EVERY 1,000 UNEMPLOYED YOUNG PERSON WE PLACE IN A JOB WITH AN APPRENTICESHIP.’

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6
Feb

2019 Apprenticeship Awards

Over the last few weeks organisations across the Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership have been nominating colleagues for the 2019 Apprenticeship Awards.  The event takes place during the National Apprenticeship Week to celebrate the success of apprentices and to recognise the valuable contribution they make to the NHS and social care, patients and our communities. Our 3 Key Training Apprentices

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4
Feb

AELP appoints its first Devolution Director

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) has made a senior and very experienced staff appointment in response to fast moving developments in the devolution of skills budgets in England. As AELP’s new Devolution Policy and Implementation Director, Harminder Matharu, who has previously worked for the Skills Funding Agency and Open University, will initially focus her energies on building

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