Amazon is on the hunt for 1,500 full-time apprentices including warehousing apprentices. The online giant is recruiting apprentices across more than 40 different schemes, from warehouse team leader apprenticeships to apprenticeships in engineering, broadcast production, creative digital design and health, safety and environment. Over 500 new apprenticeships will be offered to existing employees that want to retrain and gain new skills. Amazon will also be working with Forces Families Jobs in 2022 to provide apprenticeship opportunities to military families. The […]
It has been 10 months since the government started taxing businesses with the apprenticeship levy. At the moment, only businesses with payrolls of more than £3m have access to the funding pot they are contributing to, but as the levy hits its one-year anniversary the gates should open to smaller hauliers who want funding for training new or existing staff.
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.