Tags: UK Training Industry

The Apprenticeship Levy: What Does it Mean for Training Providers?

Published: 22/03/2017

It’s an exciting time to be an apprenticeship training provider. From April 2017 the UK Government is introducing a new tax – The Apprenticeship Levy – to help employers fund and train more apprentices. Training providers who are approved to provide this training are expected to see a bump in business when companies start to utilise the new funding system.

The Apprenticeship Levy: What You Need to Know

Published: 01/03/2017

UK apprenticeships are undergoing a major reform. Quality standards and frameworks are being reformed to better meet employer and learner needs - and the way apprenticeships will be funded is changing. Find out how it will work and what you need to do to prepare and benefit from the initiative.

HR and L&D: External Training Report 2017

Published: 23/02/2017

Our users are your clients. To get a better understanding of our key user segment, we conducted our second annual survey of 500+ human resources and learning and development users to learn more about their employee training practices.

Increasing Demand for UK Professional Training in the UAE

Published: 28/10/2016

Amidst the typical emails we receive at our professional development search engine Findcourses.co.uk, we noticed a surprising new segment of users looking for training. Last year, we began receiving a rapidly growing number of users seeking professional qualifications from a country code I didn’t immediately recognise: +971, the United Arab Emirates.

Training Needs: Providers vs. Learners Survey

Published: 13/09/2016

Training providers and learners aren’t always on the same page. To bridge the knowledge gap, we asked training providers and buyers their opinions on hot topics in training. Read about our findings!

HR and L&D: External Training Report

Published: 13/09/2016

We surveyed 395 Human Resources and Learning & Development users to learn more about their employee training practices. Read the report!

Advertising Trends: Higher Education Vs. Continuing Professional Development

Published: 13/09/2016

While both operating in the education sector, universities and private training providers take rather different approaches when it comes to their marketing activities. In addition to collecting data from training providers, Findcourses recently surveyed a number of UK universities regarding their marketing budgets and the allocation of resources across different marketing channels. Read the results!

Top 10 Training Areas in the UK

Published: 13/09/2016

The secret's out! Here is our list of the most popular training topics UK companies request external training providers to fill! We've broken down our most popular categories into in-house, public courses, and e-learning.

Bespoke Professional Training Trends in the UK

Published: 12/09/2016

Curious about what's going on with bespoke training? We've got the numbers. Read about average group sizes, training categories, and which professionals are searching for company-specific training.

The Cost of Professional Training in the UK

Published: 12/09/2016

When it comes to choosing a training provider or course, Findcourses’ data shows that price is an important consideration for both individuals and organisations. Although not necessarily a determining factor, the price of a course inevitably affects the decision making process for training buyers. Read our report on the average prices of the most popular training categories in the UK.