Updates from Future Proof

Empowering young people to unlock employment opportunities

October 25 2016

Young people need to be given time to explore, discover and engage with the huge range of future paths available to them before they leave education and crucially offered appropriate and timely help to secure those future options.


Future Proof Assembly: Greater Manchester

October 19 2016

 On 13th October at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry, we brought together over 70 major employers and stakeholders from across Greater Manchester to explore the challenges and opportunties of employing young people in the region. Our Future Proof Assembly is...

Ten things we now know about apprentices and the Levy following today’s announcement

August 12 2016

The government has announced the long awaited new guidance on the Apprenticeship Levy today, including additional information on the proposed funding structure. Employers are invited to comment on these proposals by 5th September 2016, and the final details will...

Future Proof Assembly: West Yorkshire

August 11 2016

Timing: 09:30 – 13:30


Apprenticeships: Opportunity & Responsibility

August 8 2016

As a trustee of the City & Guilds Group, Chair of the Industry Skills Board and the lead for TUI Group on vocational learning, I spend a lot of my time advising businesses and Government on how to get...

4 Key Changes under Theresa May that will affect skills...

July 21 2016

  1. The BIS department is no more: The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has become the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) department. It is led by Greg Clark, formerly communities and local government secretary. As a result, the Department for

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20 questions. 15 minutes... How can you make your business accessible to all young people?

July 21 2016

Find out how to use BITC’s new, free online tool. It helps employers to identify ways to improve their youth employment programmes and make their job opportunities more accessible and attractive to young people.

This recorded webinar is...

A Week's Work Inspiration

July 14 2016

Hi, I am Eliza. I have joined the Talent & Skills team here at BITC for the week on work experience. It’s been a really inspiring, fun, and educational week and I thought I’d share some of the things that I...