Apprenticeship Numbers Likely to Fall, New Research Reveals

The AELP have warned that apprenticeship providers are at risk of ‘going bust’ unless additional government investment is forthcoming. The number of apprenticeship starts is likely to drop in the coming months, rather than grow as originally forecast. This is according to research carried out by the Warwick Institute for Employment Research, commissioned by the [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:22:06+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Apprenticeships, News|Comments Off on Apprenticeship Numbers Likely to Fall, New Research Reveals

Anne Milton: What the Skills Minister Said at AELP

There was some welcome news for apprenticeship providers at the AELP Annual Conference last week, as Anne Milton, the new Skills Minister, announced that the non-levy growth requests will be brought forward to July. Delivering her first ever speech to the sector, Ms Milton said that the paused tendering round would be scrapped, and rerun [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:18:02+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Apprenticeships, News|Comments Off on Anne Milton: What the Skills Minister Said at AELP

Anne Milton to Become New Apprenticeships and Skills Minister

According to wide-spread reports, Anne Milton will replace Robert Halfon as Apprenticeships and Skills Minister as part of the cabinet reshuffle, after the latter was not reappointed to the role. Ms Milton has held several ministerial positions since 2006, most recently occupying the role of Deputy Chief Whip. Having been educated at Central College Sussex [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:23:49+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Apprenticeships, News|Comments Off on Anne Milton to Become New Apprenticeships and Skills Minister

Hundreds Attend bksb’s Annual Tour

Over the past couple of months, the bksb team have hosted fourteen events in seven cities and engaged with more than 500 education professionals from around the UK, making the bksb Tour 2017 a resounding success. The final session, which takes place this week in Mansfield, will bring to a close our annual programme of [...]

By | 2018-07-31T11:38:52+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Annual bksb Tour, News|Comments Off on Hundreds Attend bksb’s Annual Tour