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Apprenticeship grant deadline looming

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has published a report, ‘Defusing the skills time bomb’. The report reveals that, although 94% of small construction firms wanted to train apprentices, the perceived bureaucracy and cost involved is preventing 33% of these firms from taking on apprentices. Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, has suggested that providing better information, and making

Written on 8th December 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News, News story 3, Skills

Bradford Graduate Internship Programme

Have you got a project that requires a fresh approach? No staff time to dedicate? Let the University of Bradford help you to recruit a motivated, enthusiastic new graduate as an intern. By offering an internship you will be enabling a new graduate to enhance their employability profile and improve their chances of progressing into employment. You may even discover

Written on 6th November 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News, Skills

Apprenticeships: it’s not all about plumbers!

If you are looking to recruit and grow your own talent bank then what better why to do it than via an apprenticeship. A traditional recruitment route that’s lending itself to the professions. The proof of that is with LCF Law Bradford. The legal practice looked to integrate apprenticeships into their recruitment drive and found the apprenticeship scheme and training

Written on 23rd October 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, Members News, News, News story 4, Skills