News

14
Sep

Understanding Traineeships and How They Are Great for your Business and Young People

The government’s traineeship scheme doesn’t often get mentioned in the media, even when talking about jobs and employment. However, it has been given a significant boost as they look to stop high levels of youth unemployment as COVID-19’s impact remains strong. Traineeships are not commonly discussed but can be great for employers and young people looking to begin on a

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14
Sep

Tips for Successfully Managing Remote Teams

With companies still needing to keep teams at home due to lockdown restrictions and managing the spread of COVID-19, managers have had to significantly change their approach to supporting and managing their teams. Managing people remotely is an entirely different experience to regular management and takes a different type of skills and approaches. Managing remote teams is not something you

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14
Sep

What Should you Look for in a Training Provider?

Finding the right provider for your traineeship or apprenticeship programme is not a decision you should take lightly. Your provider will be responsible for ensuring apprentices who work within your company are selected appropriately and will become an important partner in your business’ growth and the development and success of your apprenticeship programme. Below we’re looking at some key considerations

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10
Sep

New Qualification Requirements for Property Agents – Are your Employees Ready?

UK property agents will have to ensure they have at least level 3 qualifications to continue working legally by 2021. New standards of regulation come into practice at the beginning of next year and it will require all residential property businesses to ensure their employees are properly qualified, in line with recommendations laid out by the Regulation of Property Agents

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31
Jul

Could the Four-Day Working Week become Standard in Britain?

Recently a group of MPs have raised the idea of the four-day working week in Britain, who believe it could be a valuable tool in recovering from the impact of the Coronavirus crisis. The idea came in a letter to the government and was signed by many known MPs including former shadow chancellor John McDonnell, SNP’s Mhairi Black. The letter

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31
Jul

Important Tips for an Effective CV

Preparing a CV is a necessary life skill, essential for getting a job, a training position and even onto some courses. There are some features of a CV which are essential and others which you can leave out and give the best possible impression. Here we’re looking at some valuable tips for getting your CV in order and ensuring it

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23
Jul

Why Should you Hire School Leavers?

Thousands of school leavers up and down the UK are looking for their next step in life, and for many, this may be entering the world of work. Some may be considering apprenticeships and training while others may simply be looking for a steady job. School leavers are a fantastic addition to any business and bring a wide range of

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23
Jul

How to Find an Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are bound to become more popular again with the Chancellor’s latest announcement but those looking for one may not necessarily know where to start. Apprenticeships are offered by employers in many different sectors and they’re advertised in many different places. Finding the right apprenticeship for you may take some time and research, but it is worth it to ensure

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14
Jul

New Bonus Supports Businesses Hiring Apprentices

Rishi Sunak included an exciting and encouraging initiative for businesses and young people in his Summer Statement. The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an exciting “brand new bonus” for businesses hiring employees over the next six-month period. With a hope to kickstart the economy and bring life back into businesses, as well as supporting young people and their prospects, the

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19
Jun

Support your Local Community and Enhance your Business by Offering Work Experience Placements

Bringing people on work experience placements into your business can seem more hassle than it’s worth. There is additional paperwork and risk assessments to consider, but the benefits are palpable. In the current climate, businesses should look to do all they can to support their local community and this should include helping young people who may have had their plans

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