Tag Archives: skills

Mar 06

Apprentices boosted North West business by £279 million last year

Apprentices delivered £279.2 million of net economic benefits to organisations in the North West in 2012/ 2013. Individual organisations in the region saw a bottom line boost of around £1,941 per apprentice. Businesses report benefits while apprentices are still in … Read More

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Nov 18

Theo Paphitis calls on UK businesses to back vocational and on the job training

Listen to Theo Paphitis talk about how he got his own career started and why he now encourages youngsters to develop key skills to succeed. Theo Paphitis is calling on businesses to view vocational experience on equal footing to academic … Read More

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Mar 25

What constitutes a good boss?

What constitutes a good boss has long been a subject for debate but a new report reveals some fundamental disagreement over what it takes to lead in today’s workplaces. Less than a third of British workers believe they have a … Read More

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Dec 06


Accrington and Rossendale College has just announced ambitious plans to open a new Vocational Learning Centre at Stubby Lee Park in Bacup. The Bacup Vocational Learning Centre will provide education and skills training for both young people and adults and … Read More

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