Following advice from the Low Pay Commission (LPC), the government has announced a rise in the national minimum wage for apprentices from 1st October 2013. The LPC recommended that the rate for apprentices should be frozen at £2.65 an hour. However, this was rejected by the government and the apprentice wage will rise by 3p an hour to £2.68.
ICM Research recently conducted an ad-hoc survey on behalf of the National Apprenticeship Service.
They interviewed 500 people in England who have a decision making role in recruitment. The research took place in February 2013 and employers were asked to rate the employability of people with different qualifications on a scale of 1-10.
Mr Richard was selected by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Education for his strong reputation in the spheres of both business and business education, enabling him to provide an independent analysis of the future priorities of the Government’s scheme.
On Thursday 14th March or Tuesday 19th March we are hosting a lunch for all the staff provided by all the staff. We would like each member of staff to bring a dish in, this can be nibbles, main dish or pudding/cakes. We would also like you to make a donation to red nose day
Lydia is a successful qualified Apprentice with The Apprentice Academy and has avoided getting in to debt. …
Over 200 students took part in fun activities yesterday at our stand. Naz Ghafoor commented “Yesterday was amazing we met so many school students who are really interested in starting an Apprenticeship”
The sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week will take place from 11 – 15 March 2013. The Week, which is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service, will celebrate the talent, achievements and successes off apprentices across England.
Wednesday 6th March – 9.30am-3.00pm Wednesday 6th March EVENING – 5pm-7pm Thursday 7th March – 9.30am-3.00pm @ Event City (Trafford Centre) http://www.eventcity.co.uk/…
To encourage customers to respond to the survey and give us their views, we offered a prize of an Ipad mini.
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the survey was ’s HR Manager Gail Worthington.
The Government needs to do more to encourage companies to take on apprentices, Lord Sugar has said. He made the comments at an event organised by advertising charity NABS (National Advertising Benevolent Society) and said that the Coalition should be helping the “forgotten 50 per cent” of school leavers who are not academically gifted.