Success at the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Show 2016

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Last week over 2000 people attended the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Show 2016 at Worcester Racecourse. Thank you to everyone who attended. Take a look at these video highlights, courtesy of Nova Training.   #worcsapprentice @WorcsApprentice @WorcesterRaces#WATCH Video highlights from yesterday’s Worcestershire… — Nova Training (@novatraining) October 21, 2016   For any information on Apprenticeships… Read more »

Consultation Proposals for Apprenticeship funding in England from May 2017

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Consultation Proposals for Apprenticeship funding in England from May 2017 Employers are encouraged to complete this consultation on the initial proposals outlined in the Apprenticeship reforms, particularly, how they plan to adapt their hiring, training and development activities in response to these reforms. You can respond by completing this survey by September 2016.

New Levy Calculation Service Released Today

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Use this tool to estimate if your organisation will pay the apprenticeship levy, how much your organisation will have available to spend on apprenticeships and how much the government will contribute towards the cost of training. You’ll need to know your organisation’s annual UK payroll.   Disclaimer This tool is designed to be illustrative… Read more »

Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016 Finalists Announced

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24 of Worcestershire’s best apprentices, employers, training providers and schools have been announced as finalists at the Worcestershire Apprentice Awards 2016 and tables are now on sale. Following impressive nominations across all 10 awards, which are all sponsored by local companies, this year’s finalists once again represent the exceptional work of apprentices and those who… Read more »

Are you ready for the Apprenticeship Levy?

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The Apprenticeship Levy will affect all businesses with a monthly payroll of over £250k (£3 million a year). Are you ready? Find out if you are ready at our free event – 6th July 2016 – 9.30-12.00 – Worcester Racecourse To read more about what will be covered in the event click here.   The… Read more »

Former HWGTA Chief Executive Receives MBE

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Philip Round, who retired as HWGTA Chief Executive in November 2014, after over 35 years’ service to the Association, was notified in January, that as part of the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s honours list, he was to be awarded an MBE for services to Apprenticeships & Skills. Duane Sanger, current Chief Executive said “Philips’s impact… Read more »

Citation for Jack Whitton Apprentice F N Pile and Sons September 2012 – June 2016

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Overview Jack Whitton has developed significantly whilst completing his apprenticeship at South Worcestershire College, he has become a major asset to our business for the reasons summarised below. Technical knowledge Jack’s technical knowledge has dramatically improved throughout the course, but more importantly his desire to ensure that every job entering the workshop is carried out… Read more »

Apprenticeship Levy: How will it work?

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The apprenticeship levy will apply to all UK employers in both the private and public sectors who pay annual pay bills of more than £3 million. This document explains who the levy affects, how much you will pay and what happens once the money has been paid. How the Apprenticeship levy works – 21st April 2016… Read more »