Updates from Future Proof

Inspire to Hire? Reconnecting careers outreach and recruitment

March 9 2016

At Business in the Community, through our education programmes Business Class and Careers Lab, we work with many businesses who provide holistic support to schools across the UK. From running personal development sessions for school staff to mentoring...

"We need to ask the right questions": Katerina Rüdiger, Chief Community Officer, CIPD on youth recruitment

March 7 2016

After CIPD’s Recruitment Conference earlier this month; Katerina Rüdiger, Chief Community Officer, CIPD, explains the challenges and opportunities for HR Professionals in youth recruitment.

What do you think are the main challenges facing HR professionals...

Apprenticeships in Scotland: How Whitbread is developing a Modern Apprenticeship Programme

March 1 2016

Whitbread is the UK’s largest hospitality company, with over 2500 sites in the UK. Premier Inn, one of their key brands, has developed a new Modern Apprenticeship Framework to deliver a pilot new apprenticeship programme at their sites across...

Diversifying Recruitment: How livin Housing uses multiple channels to attract young applicants

February 26 2016

livin Housing’s livin Futures programme provides 18 different pathways to support young people  into local employment, including a number of entry level and vocational routes into work at livin Housing itself.

livin Housing use multiple channels to reach...

Apprenticeships that work: How to make apprenticeships an attractive proposition

February 18 2016

Watch Mike Thompson, Head of Early Careers at Barclays, Sue Husband, Director of the Skills Funding Agency and Jonny Bevan, New Talent Manager at EE; talk about how to make Apprenticeships work for your company and young people at ...

How EE equip their apprentices with the skills they need to progress into their next role

February 5 2016

EE want all their apprentices to develop the key skills needed to excel in their roles and be able to progress their careers in the company.

Valuing Employee Social Action: British Gas’s Partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards

February 3 2016

In order to help young employees to cultivate leadership skills and develop experience of social action outside of work, British Gas apprentices take part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE).

Creating clear early careers pathways: Barclays Traineeship and Apprenticeship programmes

February 2 2016

Barclays has developed a highly ambitious new youth strategy to build up a strong talent pipeline through an extensive Early Careers programme with multiple traineeship and apprenticeship entry routes.