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Last updated: 09/10/2019

Accounting Apprenticeships and Why They're Great by Kelley O'Donovan

This article was written as a partnership between and Kelley O'Donovan from First Intuition, an accountancy training provider with centres across the country. First Intuition offers students the opportunity to study for a range of accountancy qualifications, including AAT, ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW.  Not sure whether an accounting apprenticeship is right for you?
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Last updated: 29/03/2019

How to Choose the Right Apprenticeship for You

Choosing to take up an apprenticeship is a popular and wise career move, one which you’ll find people are full of encouragement for. The hardest part of taking on an apprenticeship is sifting through the myriad of options and finding the right one for you. With various levels and types of apprenticeship on offer, and many different companies bringing it into their employment offering, it can feel ...
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Last updated: 21/03/2019

Are Sales Apprenticeships Suitable for Experienced Sales Professionals?

Training provider Mercuri answer the questions you've always wanted to ask about the Level 4 Sales Apprenticeship Standard Apprenticeships are suitable for anyone interested in improving their knowledge sets, skill sets or behaviours within their current role, or a role they want to move into. They are a great way to upskill existing staff, as well as a way to recruit new talent into the business. ...
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Last updated: 27/03/2019

Supporting Apprentices: Why Companies Should Do More

Find out what why companies need to do more to support the welfare of their apprentices. Apprenticeships are a hot topic in the UK at the moment - especially in light of the 2020 drop-off and the skills gap predicted to be caused by Brexit. However, what are companies doing to support the apprentices in their business? How are they making sure they have all the tools, and welfare benefits, th ...
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Last updated: 15/07/2019

Apprenticeships: Ignore Them At Your Peril

Find out what strategies companies are employing to ensure they make themost of ‘The Apprenticeship Levy’. When you think of the term apprentice, often what springs to mind is someone fresh out ofschool looking to take the first step on the career ladder. Many still don’t realise that there are a wealth of apprenticeships at bachelor’s and even master’s level aimed at training every level of the w ...

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Last updated: 05/12/2018

Apprenticeships Information for Employers: Everything You Need To Know

The Apprenticeship Levy is used to fund apprenticeship training. It is paid by employers with an annual pay bill of more than £3 million. Employers eligible to pay the Levy can spend their Levy funds on apprenticeship training. The government will also contribute additional funding based on the apprenticeship training standard they have selected. Find out more about apprenticeship funding.
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Last updated: 23/08/2018

Apprenticeships Earning Potential: New Statistics Revealed

A recent study conducted by the Social Mobility Commission found that an academic qualification (such as a typical University degree) isn’t the most important factor when it comes to your earning potential. Choosing a vocational or academic course that is closely related to your current or future field is the best way to ensure higher earnings across the course of your career, says the study.
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Last updated: 26/02/2019

Opportunity Knocks: Apprenticeship Levy Potential

How can training providers turn the challenges of the Apprenticeship Levy into valuable opportunities for the year ahead? Read's outlook on the apprenticeship levy for training providers in 2018.

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Last updated: 10/07/2019

Making the Most of the Apprenticeship Levy

How can L&D teams overcome resistance and challenges in order to truly leverage the levy?

To find out, we spoke to organisations who have been awarded for their apprenticeship strategy and asked them to share best practice in this emerging territory.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

How Much of the Levy is Being Spent on Apprenticeships?

Fast facts on the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy, including the number of levy-supported apprenticeships and how much of the levy has been spent on apprenticeship training.

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U.K. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in's second annual U.K. L&D Report!


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