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National Apprenticeship Week: A fifth of under-18s believe apprenticeships are unpaid
Almost a fifth (18%) of under 18-year-olds believe that apprenticeships are unpaid work while six in 10  believe it will be difficult to find work when they leave school...read more ›
National Apprenticeship Week: London Councils' project boosts apprenticeships
A project to tackle London’s youth unemployment has seen employers commit to create more than 600 apprenticeship opportunities in less than a year, it has been announced...read more ›
National Apprenticeship Week: Aon launch new scheme
Aon has teamed up with insurance partners to launch an apprenticeship programme...read more ›
“Apprentices are better informed than their managers”
Apprentices can be better informed than their managers...read more ›
Swordsmith offers rare apprenticeship opportunity
Macdonald Armouries which reproduces weapons for collectors, museums, theatre companies and historical fencers is advertising a unique opportunity as it begins the search for two new swordsmith apprentices...read more ›
Asda ramps up its graduate programme
  Asda is looking for graduates to join its graduate programme...read more ›
First Unity Trust Bank apprentices given full contracts
Unity Trust Bank has given its first ever apprentices full time contracts following a two year apprenticeship programme...read more ›
Over 1,000 apprentices battle to be apprentice team of the year
More than 1,000 apprentices will contest to be crowned apprentice team of the year in the 2014 Brathay Apprentice challenge...read more ›
Apprentices rising to board level in 20% of companies
One in five employers currently have former apprentices working in board level positions...read more ›
BT helps create over 560 new IT apprenticeships for young people
  More than 560 new IT apprenticeships for young people have been created within 367 businesses across England over the last year, thanks to a partnership between BT, the National Skills Academy for IT and training provider, NITP...read more ›
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