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Is it possible to quit an apprenticeship?

It’s unfortunate, but sometimes, an apprenticeship just might not work out, no matter how hard you try to make it work. There could be circumstances that arise where you really have no other choice but…
Alison Spratley
November 30, 2022

Myth Buster Webinar Series

At least 7 out of 10 employers have untapped funds at their disposal to upskill new and existing staff, be they entry level or C-suite.Find out how:– your company can tap into available funding to…
Alison Spratley
November 29, 2022

Kent Invicta LIVE: How To Upskill Your Current Workforce And Access Funding Webinar

If you’re a Kent Business Owner, you may have thought of taking on an Apprentice. Are you hesitant? Do you know how to find funding for them? Join our co-founder and MD, Jason Hargreaves, in…
Paul Thomas-Weston
November 17, 2022

Transferring apprenticeships – how and when?

What happens when you’ve made great progress in your apprenticeship programme, but you change employer? Whatever the reason for your change, don’t worry, you can transfer your apprenticeship to another employer. Although it might be…
Paul Thomas-Weston
November 11, 2022

What are the different Levels of apprenticeships?

Apprenticeship levels – what are they and what are the equivalent qualifications? Employers often have questions about the different apprenticeship levels, the traditional qualifications they are equivalent to, and what the entry requirements are for…
Paul Thomas-Weston
October 21, 2022

Back to me!

People want opportunities to move up and around into different teams and projects. Learning and Development leaders therefore need to align their focus to the business priorities e.g. career mobility, employee retention, skills and behaviours…
Alison Spratley
October 11, 2022

Off-the-job innovative ideas

Apprenticeship off-the-job training – what is it and what activities can you log?   Apprenticeships should be treated equally as a job and a learning opportunity. Remember that work-based learning is an important part of…
Alison Spratley
October 10, 2022

ESP crowned UK’s Apprenticeship Training Provider 2022

The Education & Skills Partnership (ESP) is awarded the UK’s Apprenticeship Training Provider of the year for 2022 award. ESP was established just over seven years ago and has more than doubled its staff complement…
Alison Spratley
October 5, 2022

Changes to apprenticeship rules and funding for employers

Some major apprenticeship rules and funding changes went into effect for the August 2022 to July 2023 year, published by the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).  Here we explain more about the updated rules and how…
Alison Spratley
October 4, 2022

Do your employees stay an average 5.4 years?

Employees who benefit from on-the-job training, stay twice as long as those that don’t. Upskill new and existing staff and retain your talent today. October open group start dates for assisted-funded training programmes: Associate Project Manager …
Alison Spratley
September 27, 2022