Business leaders have called time on the apprenticeship levy, demanding the government ends the “failed experiment”. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said there was an urgent skills challenge in the UK jobs market and the country faced a stark choice: more investment in lifetime learning or do nothing and risk spiralling rates of unemployment. In its report, Learning for Life, the CBI said that by 2030, nine in 10 employees will need to reskill and that new technologies and […]
The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July.
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.
Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs.