Updates from Future Proof

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...

WATCH: Our Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award Winner Amicus Horizon

July 13 2016

"I’m delighted to endorse our initiative. It accelerates a direct relationship between young residents and business opportunities creating real added value. It’s a fantastic example of the AmicusHorizon ethos of delivering brilliant service in response to community needs. We’re...

WATCH: Our Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award Winner Sky

July 13 2016

“In the UK and Ireland, we’ve chosen to focus on supporting young people. We think it’s time for business to step up and work alongside schools and colleges to help prepare young people for a successful future. Given the...

Future of work – bleak or bright?

June 29 2016

Britain is often warned about threats affecting the future of the workforce. The rise of the robots. Globalisation. Immigration. Artificial intelligence. The rise of the ‘Uber economy’. But will this speculation ever become reality? And is the British workforce naïve...

BREXIT: Update on the Apprenticeship Levy

June 28 2016

At a conference hosted by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers, Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills confirmed that the Apprenticeship Levy will go ahead, following a similar timetable as before. The announcement on funding...

Unintended Implications: CIPD’s Head of Policy Ben Willmott on CIPD’s latest research on employer attitudes to the Apprenticeship Levy

June 22 2016

The creation of more and better quality apprenticeships can play a role in boosting the UK’s flat-lining productivity growth. They can help employers address recruitment difficulties and skills shortages that...

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