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Spotlight on…mental health

Spotlight on…mental health

New research suggests over half of employees used physical illness to explain their absence from work, when the cause was due to mental ill health.  The research, commissioned by specialist stress at work lawyers from Slater and Gordon, indicates workers are taking an...
Extremism and radicalisation

Extremism and radicalisation

Safeguarding We are committed to working together with our partners, to create a fantastic learning experience, and ensure the highest levels of apprentice safety and wellbeing. This involves ensuring all our apprentices are aware of Prevent and safeguarding issues...
Spotlight on… Racism and the Law

Spotlight on… Racism and the Law

There’s no escaping the headlines surrounding racism, from; racist chants on and off the football pitch, to the BBC sacking Danny Baker for tweeting a picture of a couple with a chimp following the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby.   On the back of this,...
How to successfully navigate interview day

How to successfully navigate interview day

Hoorah, you’ve secured your interview for your dream job and now it’s time to swot up for the interview. From creating a good first impression, to thinking about the types of questions you will asked and remaining cool and collected during the interview, here’s some...
Spotlight on… Off-the-job training

Spotlight on… Off-the-job training

As a work-based programme, an important part of an Apprenticeship is off-the-job training.  However, there is much confusion surrounding it – both for apprentices and managers alike. Here, we try to keep it simple and explain what off the job training is and how you...
Attitudes Matter

Attitudes Matter

Skills and experience are important attributes of an employee, but did you know attitude plays just as an important part of any role? It’s no point demonstrating great professional skills if you don’t have the right attitude to carry out them out. Here’s a run down of...