Green Lighting Ltd. honoured by HRH The Princess Royal for using training to boost business growth

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Green Lighting Ltd. receives prestigious award at St James’s Palace ceremony 25th November 2016 – Award winning designer and manufacturer of lighting concepts Green Lighting Ltd., who are based at the Great Western Business Park in Worcester, is celebrating after being commended for its commitment to training and skills development by Her Royal Highness The… Read more »

Apprenticeships celebrated at Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016

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Over 330 apprentices, apprentice employers and businesses attended the popular Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016 on Thursday 17 November 2016. The awards, now in their third year, celebrated a total of twelve categories and 24 finalists, recognising the county’s best apprentices, apprentice employers, schools and training providers at the West Midland Safari Park. The prestigious awards… Read more »

Anticipation building for this week’s Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016

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Some of Worcestershire’s best apprentices, employers, training providers and schools will be celebrated at this week’s Worcestershire Apprentice Awards 2016. Following an impressive number of nominations across all 10 awards, which are all sponsored by local companies, this year’s 24 finalists will once again be recognised for their exceptional achievements with Apprenticeships. Apprentices, apprentice employers,… Read more »

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… https://t.co/qYS0Ypbbls pic.twitter.com/Ff0w63B69I — Nova Training (@novatraining) October 21, 2016   For any information on Apprenticeships… Read more »

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. https://estimate-my-apprenticeship-funding.sfa.bis.gov.uk/   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 »

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 »