Feb 15, 2020
Opportunity knocks to work with youth charity

THE BENEFITS of employee volunteering are endless, from learning and developing new skills and increasing engagement to improving recruitment and raising the profile of a business.

Feb 03, 2020
‘Everyone from the board down needs to appreciate the value of having apprentices in training’

“If companies are struggling to recruit skilled staff , I just don’t understand why they wouldn’t take on an apprentice.”  

So says David Bevan, training and development specialist at Blue Chip in Bedford which supplies IT services and support.  “Our industry suffers from the skills gap more than just about any other and we’ve found apprenticeships are a great solution.”.

Nov 07, 2019
Nursery operator celebrates Princess Royal award

HRH the Princess Royal is pictured in conversation with June Sadler, apprenticeships manager at Newport Pagnell-based nursery operator Childbase Partnerships as the company receives an award for its bespoke Teach to Reach training programme.

Oct 29, 2019
Conference draws an international audience

A MAJOR international conference addressing global issues of politics, economics and thought leadership takes place at the University of Buckingham on Thursday (October 31).

Oct 26, 2019
In a time of division, universities must bring people together

UNIVERSITIES must promote freedom of speech and debate, challenge untruths and bring people together at a time of unprecedented division, Bill Rammell, Vice Chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, said in his Annual Lecture. 

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