Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes writes that while there is a huge push at the age of 16-18 on what they are going to do after they complete their time at school/college, a lot of people are not aware that apprenticeships are for people of all ages. Most people decide to go to university as they are unsure of what to do career wise and they are able to compete for jobs. Today far more people have degrees and […]
The Supply Chain Academy has launched a work-based degree-level apprenticeship in supply chain management in partnership with Leeds Trinity University.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has called on operators to make the case to government for a funding boost for apprentices to ensure a pipeline of talent for the future. Following a meeting last week between Matthew Hancock MP, minister for skills at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and SfL the door remains open but change hinges on operators demonstrating an appetite for it. Apprenticeships presently only attract full funding between the ages of 16 to 18. After […]
The transport and logistics industry has paid an estimated £130m in Apprentice Levy taxation since its introduction in April 2017 but has reclaimed only a fraction of this sum to fund training new or existing staff.