A degree-level apprenticeship standard will be available to the supply chain sector from mid-2018, after Uniserve Group’s Supply Chain Leadership framework was approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships. The level 6 apprenticeship is designed to run over a four-year course, with just 20 off-site learning days per year during that time. Students that complete the course, which can be funded through business’s apprenticeship levy funds, will emerge with a full bachelor’s degree. The trailblazer group that put together the framework, […]
Royal Mail will take on an additional 19,000 employees for the Christmas peak season, 2,600 of whom are intended for its Parcelforce operation.
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business.
The government hopes to give Royal Mail access to the capital it needs to move on its privatisation plans this financial year, business minister Michael Fallon has said.