Articles by Liz Deakin

The Spending Review

In his combined autumn statement and comprehensive spending review yesterday the chancellor George Osborne announced that: “Education and skills are the foundation of the economy in this country”.  There was a lot in there for employers to digest not least the unveiling of the 0.5% apprenticeship levy.  City & Guilds Kineo has put together a short …

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Market Update October 2015

The City & Guilds Group is helping employers to shape the government’s policy on how apprenticeships should be funded and managed. The government believes, like us, that apprenticeships are key to building and retaining a skilled workforce for Britain and has promised three million trained apprentices by 2020.  To be able to achieve that target, …

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