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  • The Top 100 Apprentice Employers in England 2020

    Posted on Monday, October 26, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } The Top 100 Apprentice Employers of 2020 announced! Last week the Top 100 apprentice employers for 2020 list was announced and we thought we would give you a quick run down of the top 10 apprentice employers in England. Each year the Education and Skills Funding Agency collate a list of the Englands leading apprenticeship employers, the list consists of ...

  • Apprenticeships in 2021: What does 2021 look like for Apprenticeships?

    Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Will we see an increase in apprenticeship job opportunities in 2021? At the start of the pandemic we saw a slow decline in the number of apprenticeship job opportunities being advertised, however in recent weeks that number has slowly increased as more positive sentiment is felt by leading companies across the UK. This could be down to positive news ...

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2021: When will it be?

    Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Last week the date for National Apprenticeship Week 2021 was announced by Gillian Keegan, Apprenticeship and Skills Minister. The date for the 14th Annual National Apprenticeship Week will be 8th-14th February 2021. Gillian Keegan was quoted as saying: “It has been fantastic to see how employers of all sizes have gone above and beyond to ensure ...

  • Life as an apprentice at KPMG by Daniel Tranter & how to apply for KPMG Apprenticeships

    Posted on Friday, September 4, 2020 by Daniel TranterNo comments

    My name is Daniel and I am a current KPMG360° apprentice. I have been at KPMG for just under 2 years. Throughout my time at the firm I have found myself exposed to many departments including corporate Audit and Financial Services transfer pricing. Below is a brief outline of my journey to KPMG, with some personal tips I found useful when entering the world of full-time employment . Decision ...

  • Apprenticeships or University: it’s really up to you to decide

    Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Apprenticeships or University: it’s really up to you to decide! This has always been a big debate, should you consider an apprenticeship over university? The truth is there is no real answer that anyone can give you as it a decision you would need to make. Yes there are many different benefits for choosing either an apprenticeship or the university ...

  • The origins of Apprenticeships: Oh how apprenticeships have changed.

    Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } The origins of Apprenticeships: Oh how apprenticeships have changed. Believe it or not apprenticeships were first established back in the late Middle Ages. Originally apprenticeships were introduced so a master craftsman or tradesman would be entitled to recruit young people as a form of cheap labour in return for food or lodgings, plus of course formal ...

  • Skills you can learn from becoming an apprentice

    Posted on Friday, August 21, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Without pointing out the obvious, you will learn much more then just on the job skills when you become an apprentice. Becoming an apprentice is no easy task, there are many steps you need to take along the way to secure that life changing Apprenticeship job and when you do there is so much more to learn then just the skills your apprenticeship has to ...

  • Eight Simple (but important) Things to Remember About Apprenticeships

    Posted on Monday, August 17, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    Eight Simple (but important) Things to Remember About Apprenticeships .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Starting an apprenticeship is a great way to enter the world of work and start to earn why you learn. But do you know what the top ten key facts that apprenticeships have to offer? 1. Earning - Apprenticeship jobs pay you a wage while you are training. The salary may not make you a ...

  • Next Steps: How to become an apprentice after A-level results

    Posted on Friday, August 14, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Yesterday was A Level results day and now many of you are contemplating your next steps with regards to your career options. With the recent announcement also of low numbers of Graduate Jobs available, is the prospect of going to university less appealing? What other options are available? Degree Apprenticeships or hIgher apprenticeships offer you the ...

  • Covid busting Apprenticeships: Job sectors flourishing during the pandemic

    Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Covid busting Apprenticeships: Job sectors flourishing during the pandemic to help with finding an apprenticeship Recent events, namely Covid, have coursed many apprentices to have been made redundant from their employers due to a number of reasons which include: Closing of businesses Cost associated with training Lack of business - No income These are ...