What does it take to be an Apprenticeship mentor?

In the 2015 budget, the government announced a commitment to boosting productivity by investing in people by helping develop vocational skills and increasing the quantity and quality of apprenticeships – the Apprenticeship Levy came into force in 2017, alongside other...

Is now the right time to take on an apprentice?

On the face of it, you might think not. But we would ask of any business, what are your plans and where are you headed? If there is growth on the horizon then now is the time to plan effectively, develop your resources, and be ready to meet it. Together with you, once...

‘How to be an Outstanding Apprenticeship Mentor’

Every apprentice needs a workplace mentor – someone there every day who understands and supports their learning and development needs, and the concerns that go along with settling into a new role. We spoke to Nick Nurock, science, technology, engineering and...