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 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 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 24, 2024

What are investors looking for in training providers?

As an apprenticeship and vocational training provider, it can make a lot of sense to explore the idea of external i...

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Last updated February 28, 2024

What to expect from Bud’s next-generation AI tools

Artificial intelligence is evolving at breakneck speed, but it’s important for training providers to use it as part...

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Last updated November 9, 2023

Roundup: The biggest talking points in apprenticeship provision in 2023

It’s colder and darker, which means the end of 2023 is in sight. But before we move into the new year, it’s time to...

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