Delivering performance through people

People 1st is a workforce development charity. We identify employers needs and work in partnership with them to develop solutions that increase performance through people.

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Our work in practice

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A decade of success

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Latest news

12/03/2015

Five new apprenticeship standards for hospitality industry guarantee excellent career progression

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has approved five new apprenticeship standards developed by the hospitality trailblazer, led by Hilton Worldwide, and managed by People 1st.

12/03/2015

Two new apprenticeship standards for retail create clear progression route through to management

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has approved two new apprenticeship standards for a Retail Team Leader and a Retail Manager developed by the retail trailblazer, led by the Co-operative and managed by People 1st.

12/03/2015

New apprenticeship standards for aviation announced

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has approved the development of three new apprenticeship standards by the aviation (Ground Operations) trailblazer, led by the Royal Navy and managed by People 1st.

26/02/2015

Winners announced for People 1st Apprenticeship Awards 2014/15

Exceptional apprentices, mentors and employers from the hospitality, retail, passenger transport and travel industries have been recognised at the People 1st Apprenticeship Awards.

The winners were announced at an event held at the House of Commons, hosted by MP Mike Freer.