Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed. In the academic year 2013/14, said Firedog, 49% of apprentices entering the industry were over 25, with 33% aged 19 to 24 and 18% between 16 and 18 years old. However, the number of over-25s has fallen since 2012/13, when 62% of apprentice starters […]
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