General election: What does a change in government mean for the training industry?

As it currently stands, we’ll likely see a change in government at the next general election. What will the impact be for the training industry?
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Last updated July 15, 2024

The power of artificial intelligence to make apprenticeship learning more inclusive

Training providers should use all the tools available to enable every learner to succeed, including those with spec...

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Last updated July 8, 2024

Labour wins: What the training industry can expect from the new government

Labour have won a landslide victory in the general election, and now all eyes are on their first moves in governmen...

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Last updated June 26, 2024

General election: What's on your apprenticeship wishlist for the next government?

We look ahead to the next government and find out which education policies top the wishlist for the apprenticeship ...

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Last updated June 13, 2024

An insider’s guide to an ESFA audit

Many Bud customers have reached out to let us know they’ve received 0% error rates in their recent ESFA audits – la...

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Last updated May 29, 2024

What do successful apprenticeship outcomes look like for employers?

The majority of employers see apprenticeship completion as important, valuing the improved skills and experience it...

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Last updated May 23, 2024

The employer perspective: Opportunities and barriers to apprenticeship completion

An effective two-way relationship between training providers and employers is crucial for supporting learners at ea...

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Last updated May 16, 2024

How to improve learner retention and raise achievement rates

Poor learner retention and low achievement rates are long-standing issues in the apprenticeship sector. What can tr...

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Last updated May 10, 2024

Is the government’s 67% achievement rate target feasible?

In 2022, the government set a stretching ambition to reach a 67% achievement rate on apprenticeship standards by 20...

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Last updated May 1, 2024

Want to scale learner numbers successfully? Don’t make growth your goal

Any successful business ultimately sets its sights on growth. As a training provider, you’ll naturally want to supp...

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Last updated April 26, 2024

How training providers can improve accessibility for neurodivergent learners

It’s estimated that one in seven people (more than 15% of the UK’s population) are neurodivergent. To give all lear...

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