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Apprenticeship Levy blamed for decline in new starters

16 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Last August, the BRC said it supported the levy’s aims and “wanted it to succeed”…

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Greggs launches national retail apprenticeship scheme

10 Oct 2017

120 training spots are up for grabs across the country

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Fancy a career in food? 10 tips on how to land your dream job

20 Sep 2017

Getting started with a career in food & drink can seem daunting. Here, 10 young people share their best tips for how to get the food job you want

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My food & drink job: Jack Rogers, Mondelez

13 Sep 2017

As a chocolate technician at Bournville, Jack has a pretty sweet job. He explains how an apprenticeship got him where he is today - and why it’s frustrating so many people think working in food means serving burgers and chips

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Costa to hire 250 new apprentices in recruitment drive

05 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

All participants in the scheme will receive the national living wage

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AF Blakemore launches partnership with PTP on apprenticeships Subscription

11 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

Performance Through People will act as the wholesaler’s lead provider to recruit, retain and develop talent

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Apprenticeships help companies become employers of choice

07 Aug 2017 | By Debbie Gardiner

Apprentices can have a direct impact on productivity, customer satisfaction and loyalty, and profitability, says Debbie Gardiner of Qube Learning

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The Apprenticeship Levy - a disaster or a triumph? You decide

27 Jul 2017 | By Jonathan Fitchew

Businesses must invest in order to obtain a thorough knowledge of what this latest government initiative means, says Jonathan Fitchew of Pareto Law

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Pladis and Unite sign apprentices partnership

27 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

Fifty apprentices will be taken on in new engineering roles

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AF Blakemore plans to recruit further 40 apprentices annually

31 May 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The wholesaler plans to recruit 10 new supply chain apprentices every quarter from July

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CM Downton looks to boost workforce with apprenticeship day

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

30 young people from Gloucestershire attended its annual Apprenticeship Open Day in the village of Moreton Valence

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Time for a new approach to recruiting young grocery talent

20 Mar 2017 | By An Vermeulen

An Vermeulen of CCEP explains why her company increasingly uses apprenticeships to recruit new starters

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Tesco to extend apprenticeships in retail and wholesale

07 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Two new schemes are starting this month, with more to follow

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Make the apprenticeship levy work

08 Feb 2017

In April the government is to introduce a new ‘payroll tax’ in the form of an apprenticeship levy - and it will change companies’ approaches to graduate schemes as much as it will change apprenticeships, says David Lynch of Bis Henderson Academy

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Nestlé pledges to create new work opportunities for under-30s Subscription

18 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The promise is part of Nestlé Needs Youth, offering 35,000 job opportunities in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

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'Uncertainty should delay apprenticeship levy' claims BRC

12 Aug 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The BRC said it supported the levy’s aims and “wanted it to succeed” but warned against an “over-hasty introduction”

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Sainsbury's launches software development apprenticeship scheme

16 May 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The move marks a further expansion of Sainsbury’s 900-strong digital and technology team

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GroceryAid offers grant to support grocery apprentices

22 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

Grant will provide up to £520 a year for four years

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Will the apprentice levy work for you?

05 Nov 2015

The announcement of an apprenticeship levy in the July Budget caught many people unawares, says Justine Fosh of the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink

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Sainsbury's launches apprenticeships for young farmers Subscription

04 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Sainsbury’s is setting out to change the perception of farming among young people by becoming the first retailer to…

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