News: June 2019

Managing Subcontracted Delivery Audit

NELP member, ITEC North East have just had an audit report completed by S Blackburn Consultancy Ltd with regard to managing subcontracted delivery. It is a very thorough and detailed report that was well presented. The…

New guide from City & Guilds on the Apprenticeship reforms

City & Guilds has published a useful guide on each aspect of the Apprenticeship reforms, what the changes are, and what impact it will have on providers and learners (http://www.cityandguilds.com/qualifications-and-apprenticeships/apprenticeships/trailblazers/reforms).

Big demand from providers for Future Apprenticeships Support Programme

Members, who have not yet done so, are recommended to check out the resources available as part of the Future Apprenticeships Support Programme (http://www.et-foundation.co.uk/supporting/support-practitioners/future-apprenticeships/) which AELP runs and has been commissioned and funded by the Education…

Youth unemployment starts to fall significantly

After previously being out of kilter with the decrease in the overall jobless figures, youth unemployment has now started to fall significantly. The latest ONS data (http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/lms/labour-market-statistics/december-2015/statistical-bulletin.html) shows that in the August-October period, 16-24 youth unemployment…

CBI survey confirms employer concerns about the Apprenticeship Levy

On Monday, the CBI and Accenture published their annual employer trends survey (http://news.cbi.org.uk/news/job-creation-up-but-skills-shortages-rising-labour-costs-start-to-bite-cbi-accenture-survey/) which compiled the views of 342 employers on issues, such as recruitment, skills, the Living Wage and the Apprenticeship Levy. Looking at employer…

AELP editorial – 22 December

Stewart Segal, Chief Executive of AELP wrote: “We had a general election in which employment and skills played a central role in the policy debate. The government decided on some bold decisions in setting a clear…

Minutes of last NELP meeting – 26 November

Minutes attached: Minutes 26 Nov 2015 Member’s Survey & Priorities for 2016: Survey Feedback – actions AELP Regional Networks: AELP Regional Networks ASSP Presentation: ASSP NELP Presentation-Nov2015 ASSP Podcasts: ASSP Podcasts 2015 ASSP Flyer: ASSP Resources…

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