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Expanding your team with a Government Supported Kickstart Employee

Expanding your team with a Government Supported Kickstart Employee

The Plan for Jobs has introduced new support for FIS members to take on 16-24 for initial six months from the Government’s new Kick-start scheme.  The new £2 billion Kickstart scheme is designed to help employers to create new jobs for those aged 16-24, claiming...

New apprenticeship incentives available to FIS Members explained

New apprenticeship incentives available to FIS Members explained

With additional incentive funding of up to £3,000 now available, taking on an apprentice is a more attractive step for many.  Payments are available for employers that take on an apprentice between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021 - funding is in addition to the CITB...

The National Apprenticeship Awards are now open for entries

The National Apprenticeship Awards are now open for entries

Calling all apprentices, employers, and individuals who champion apprenticeships... the National Apprenticeship Awards 2020 are now open for entries! Back for their 17th year, the National Apprenticeship Awards are a fantastic opportunity to showcase the apprentices,...

CITB considers remote learning as a permanent delivery format

CITB considers remote learning as a permanent delivery format

CITB is looking to offer remote learning as a permanent delivery format. To ensure that what they offer really meets industry needs CITB would like to collect information on the following areas: Which employers are requesting and/or would be interested in remote...