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Deadline approaching for apprentice incentive payment

Deadline approaching for apprentice incentive payment

The deadline for employers to apply for the incentive payment for new apprentices hired between April and September 2021 is fast approaching. Eligible employers must apply for their incentive payment by 30 November 2021. how to apply video including a walk through of...

FIS representing sector at Virtual Careers Fair in December

FIS representing sector at Virtual Careers Fair in December

FIS is representing the finishes and interiors sector at the The virtual Apprenticeships: Earn while you learn careers fair.  The event will allow young people from across the UK to find out more about apprenticeships within different sectors across the UK. It will...

CLC writes regarding UK Construction Products Regulations

CLC writes regarding UK Construction Products Regulations

The Construction Leadership Council has written to The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State, Department for Levelling Up, Housing, Communities & Local Government and The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy &...

Slow down of Level 3 qualification reforms

Slow down of Level 3 qualification reforms

On Monday, during the second reading of the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill, Education Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, announced that level 3 qualification reforms were being slowed down to allow the sector more time to prepare for the changes.  As a result,...

English Construction Apprenticeships Route Review

English Construction Apprenticeships Route Review

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) is holding a ‘mini consultation’ as part of the route review of construction.  The consultation seeks stakeholder views on the occupations currently represented on the occupational map for construction....

Advice for funding training

Advice for funding training

To help organisations secure funding for training, the CICV Forum has produced a guide to the Flexible Workforce Development Fund. This guide is designed to explain the fund clearly and concisely and help organisations secure financial assistance for training. More...