To help employers understand the nuts and bolts of the new-style-apprenticeships, People 1st has produced Apprenticeships 101, a free 20-page guide to the new apprenticeships. Packed with valuable advice (which will be regularly updated), it also includes useful links and tips for employers.
Three experienced travel professionals championing the interests of SME businesses have secured a leading role in the future of travel apprenticeships, taking the final seats available on the Travel Apprenticeship Board.
Performance and talent management expert, People 1st, and The Caterer have opened nominations for this year’s Shine Awards – the only awards that celebrate the achievements of women working in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism, and the individuals and businesses that actively support gender diversity in the industries.
Representatives from six organisations have secured a leading role in the future of retail apprenticeships with a seat on the Retail Apprenticeship Board.
The apprenticeship levy kicks in today and every business with a payroll totalling £3million or more will have to invest 0.5 percent of their pay bill into apprenticeships. For businesses that have not yet developed a coherent apprenticeship strategy, performance and talent management expert People 1st confirms there is still time to maximise the levy investment to develop talent and increase productivity and retention.
A new apprenticeship standard for commercial airline pilots is being developed by a specialist sub-group of the Aviation Industry Skills Board, which will be chaired by TUI UK & Ireland, managed by People 1st, and is set to increase opportunities in the aviation industry.
Representatives from five organisations have secured a leading role in the future of travel apprenticeships with a seat on the Travel Apprenticeship Board. The new board, which will be facilitated by performance and talent management expert, People 1st, is recognised by government to oversee the external quality assurance of the employer-driven travel apprenticeship that was launched this year.
People 1st and the AA have opened entries for the second annual AA College Restaurant of the Year award, which recognises the hard work of chef lecturers and student brigades that run college restaurants.
Catch up with our series of Apprenticeship Network webinars to help prepare your business for the levy and the new standards.