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Veritas Partners is new sponsor of The Grocer Top New Talent awards

The fmcg recruitment specialist is sponsoring the main awards night in November as well as the upcoming TNT Spring Social

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Letters: Businesses are missing out on apprenticeship funding

It’s time that organisations invest in training their current and future workforce and help strengthen the UK economy

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Sustainability of apprenticeship programme questioned by NAO

The number of people starting apprenticeships had “fallen substantially” since the introduction of reforms in 2017

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My food & drink job: Will Gray, online technician, Premier Foods

Will tells us how Premier’s apprenticeship scheme helped him to secure a role he loves

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Morrisons to train up 500 extra fresh counter apprentices

Moves comes after Tesco revealed plans to scale back its food counter offering

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Apprenticeships are the lifeblood of retail post-Brexit

The retail sector could be facing a very real skills challenge, says Nikki Flanders of Opus Energy. Time to take action now

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Apprenticeships and investments in skills will bring rewards

The beauty of apprenticeships in their new format is that they’re not limited by academic or vocational restraints

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Iceland hires 200th store apprentice in management scheme

Retailer will add a further 50 apprentices this year

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Calls grow for Apprenticeship Levy to be axed

Latest figures show starts are down on the previous year

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Tesco chairman John Allan urges Apprenticeship Levy reform

Allan said ministers needed to simplify the administration of the levy

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2 Sisters takes on hundreds of extra staff in expansion plan

Supplier will take on 300 new staff as it extends operations at its site in Willand, Devon

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Poultry sector gets new apprenticeship scheme

The new scheme is designed to provide a pipeline of skilled workers for the industry and develop existing talent

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Why aren't companies maximising the apprenticeship levy?

Currently more than £1.28bn of funding that’s been paid into the levy by companies is sitting in National Apprenticeship Service accounts