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Mind the Skills Gap

Recruitment and retention are the top priorities for business, which means tackling the skills gap and securing a talent pipeline is critical for future success, and that’s just one of the many things we will be discussing at the Mind the Skills Gap.

Join us for this free event and hear from guests speakers, including our Group MD, Sandra Kirkham.

Health and social care apprenticeships helping to turn dreams into reality for people with complex needs

Apprenticeships in adult social care are helping to turn dreams into reality for whole communities of people with complex needs, thanks to a long standing training partnership with Progress to Excellence Ltd. For the teams of Support Workers at Plymouth-based Havencare, these qualifications are the route to success in the challenging and rewarding jobs that […]

Investment accelerates Progress to Excellence Group expansion

Progress to Excellence Group, already one of the country‚Äôs biggest training and education providers, is set for further major expansion. Growth of the Birkenhead-based business, which collectively serves around 1,300 employers and 4,300 learners throughout the UK, is being accelerated via a partnership with Praesidian Capital Europe, a leading provider of private investment. Its backing […]

More apprenticeship opportunities thanks to the Apprenticeship Funding Reforms

The door to giving greater flexibility for employers to help close skills gaps has been opened with the latest update to the Apprenticeship Funding Reforms. Employers who pay the Apprenticeship Levy now have the option to transfer 10 per cent of their annual apprenticeship funds to other organisations. This change is seen by many as […]