A recent press report has revealed that more than two-thirds of Whitehall’s apprenticeship levy pot remains untouched more than a year after the Apprenticeship Levy was first introduced. Some departments have not yet touched a penny of their levy pot, with the Department for Education – the government department responsible for introducing the apprenticeship levy – having only spent 4 per … Continued
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Running a Lean office is all about delivering maximum customer value. About streamlining and improving business processes to make customer interactions faster and more efficient, and keep the workforce feeling productive and valued. A common misconception is that Lean only applies to manufacturing processes, yet every business involved with implementing continuous improvement should be Lean, … Continued
We’ve all seen and heard the reports. Official figures and various Government and other agency reports continue to reveal the struggle that thousands have with Maths and English in the UK. Government data (2012) showed only one in 15 (6.5%) pupils who start secondary school in England “behind” for their age will then go on … Continued
All the signs are that attitudes regarding education are shifting. Students are increasingly aware of the stark realities facing many graduates – no guarantees of higher paying jobs on graduation and inevitable student debt for those taking the university route. So it’s not surprising that many are beginning to think long and hard about a … Continued
Combine the automotive and aerospace sectors and you start to understand the scale of Food and Drink Manufacturing. It is the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, with the supply chain contributing a staggering £110 billion to the economy and employing over four million people.* The people working across this supply chain are essential to … Continued
Any business providing customers with consistent, reliable, and low-cost products and services needs to continually improve its operational processes to stay ahead of the competition. The strategic and financial value of continuous business improvement is obvious: fail to compete effectively and your business will eventually fail. Businesses need to act, and act fast, to make … Continued