In this area you can see our press releases and articles, including archived material from previous years.
14 Mar 2013
Businesses should receive incentives to boost the delivery of high quality apprenticeships, according to a report published today by the government’s skills experts, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.
11 Mar 2013
e-skills UK contributed to the launch of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs on March 4 – 5 in Brussels, championing its programmes to more than 400 senior business leaders, civil servants and educationalists from across Europe.
15 Feb 2013
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) is investing alongside companies in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) sector to ensure it has the skills needed for future competitiveness and growth.
6 Feb 2013
Businesses across all sectors and of all sizes can now apply for a share of up to £240 million to create tailored training programmes that address their specific skills needs.
6 Feb 2013
Manchester based MSM Aerospace Fabricators has become the first company to sign up to a scheme which will see them employ two BAE Systems trained apprentices.
21 Jan 2013
A scheme which pairs up leading businesses with schools in some of the UK’s most deprived areas is set to expand following a £2.4 million investment from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). At an event at Jaguar Land Rover’s flagship Halewood Plant in Merseyside today, HRH The Prince of Wales, President of Business in the Community, will announce that his charity has been awarded funding to enable it to expand its successful Business Class programme into 135 more areas of the UK.
8 Jan 2013
SECTOR SKILLS ALLIANCE PRESS RELEASE: Former CEO of Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise Mark Froud has taken up his new role as Managing Director of the Alliance of Sector Skills Councils (Alliance).
24 Dec 2012
From April 2013, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is set to launch its public-facing register for automotive professionals, which will act as a voluntary licence to practise for the retail automotive industry.
14 Dec 2012
Employers in Bristol will learn how they can benefit from a share of £240 million to improve their training activities at a workshop next week.
12 Dec 2012
Businesses born in the depths of the recession are more optimistic and demonstrate greater commitment to developing their people than their more established counterparts, according to one of the largest surveys of its kind ever published in the UK.