Bett Award Winners bksb Named ICT Company of the Year Again

30 January 2017

bksb Bett Award Winners

For the second year in succession, bksb has won the prestigious ‘ICT Company of the Year’ title at the Bett Awards. bksb Managing Director, Harvinder Atwal, collected the award at a ceremony in London, along with several of her team.

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Sign Language Qualifications Approved as Functional Skills Alternative

06 January 2017

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From April 2017, British Sign Language qualifications will be accepted as an alternative to Functional Skills English within apprenticeships. The Department for Education, who announced the change at the start of the year, hope that the policy will encourage deaf people to begin and complete apprenticeships. Skills Minister, Robert Halfon, said that the simple change … Continue reading Sign Language Qualifications Approved as Functional Skills Alternative

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Take part in Institute for Apprenticeships Consultation

05 January 2017

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The Institute for Apprenticeships consultation has launched and will be live throughout January, with the Government inviting practitioners and employers to share their views on draft strategic guidance. From April 2017, the Institute for Apprenticeships will act as an independent body, guaranteeing the integrity and quality of programmes across the UK. You can have your … Continue reading Take part in Institute for Apprenticeships Consultation

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