Government and employers have to get driver apprenticeships right


 

Following the recommendations of the Richard Review, the government is in the midst of delivering a restructured, ‘employer-focused’ plan for apprenticeships in the UK, writes Paul Brooks. However, whilst it is encouraging to hear that employer needs are to be taken onboard, the government’s approach to logistics apprenticeships remains misaligned with the highly specific and individual requirements of employers in the sector and fails to help tackle the most prominent and critical skills shortage impacting the industry. The logistics sector’s […]