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Lean Smart-Apps lead the way as Industry Learning Solutions Limited is announced a winner in UK 2019 Technology Innovator Awards by CV Magazine for its innovative Lean Bitesize learning linked to Industry 4.0 and Lean Smart Apps to help embed and sustain a lean culture within different manufacturing and service environments. cv-magazine.com/issues/technology-innovator-awards-2019




Best Business Apprenticeship & Training Consultancy 2018

2018 Welsh Enterprise Awards - Industry Learning Solutions Limited awarded Best Business Apprenticeship & Training Consultancy


Industry Learning Solutions (ILS) offer operational excellence and management development programmes to the manufacturing and engineering sector and will optimize on skills funding opportunities available locally. ILS provide skills solutions in Leadership and Management, Lean Green Belts, Bespoke Lean courses, Apprenticeships and access to a suite of Smart phone Apps to support and sustain specific organisational efficiency skills. For a tailored skills solution offering accredited training or L&D consultancy for developing a competency framework for your business, call ILS today or visit our website at www.industrylearningsolutions.com or call us direct on 44 (0) 7966 315507

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Energy News for Manufacturers from the CBM and EEF

Energy and Environment legislation from the budget

Introduction of Industrial Energy Transformation Fund and scrapping of Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) and related First Year Tax Credits (FYTC)


The good news is that government is finally delivering the industrial energy efficiency fund long requested by EEF and promised in last year’s manifesto, but it comes at the cost of tax breaks/credits for energy and water efficient technologies under the ECA and FYTC schemes. The swap is revenue neutral, and will provide a £315m fund to be spent over the next five years on energy efficiency and other low-carbon technologies. The details of the fund are still being worked out but it is likely that it will be targeted at higher energy users. There will be more stakeholder engagement in the next few months.

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News from fenews.co.uk

  • 47% of SME employees say working from home is negatively impacting their mental health

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    07/13/2020 08:41 AM

    Findings show that there is little additional support from SME's to meet employee wellbeing standards when working from home, as many make a more permanent change after lockdown. The ‘Working from Home’ study, conducted by remote team building company Wildgoose, surveyed employees from 133 companies throughout the UK as the Covid-19 lockdown eases. They were asked how their working day differs at home compared to in the office, whether they would be ... +Read More



  • Coventry College urging businesses to throw next generation a working lifeline

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    07/13/2020 08:07 AM

    @CoventryCollege is urging businesses to throw a lifeline to the next generation of workers by taking advantage of the government’s latest round of apprenticeship and trainee initiatives. Chancellor @RishiSunak has pledged to pay every firm £1,000 for each trainee that they employ, while £2,000 will be paid to businesses for every apprentice they hire in a bid to encourage employers to include young people in their rebuilding plans. Following the news, Coventry ... +Read More



  • Barton Peveril Named FE College of the Year

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    07/13/2020 07:41 AM

    @BartonPeveril Win @EduFuturists College of the Year Award  Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have won the FE College of the Year Award in the national Edufuturists Awards 2020, which took place in an online ceremony on Friday 10th July 2020. Barton Peveril received the award because of its digital learning capabilities and continued success delivering teaching and support remotely. Throughout the current Covid-19 pandemic Barton Peveril have used technology to successfully enable ... +Read More



  • Bishop Auckland College launches sports coaching degree with Open University

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    07/13/2020 07:14 AM

    @BishopCollege is launching its second full degree programme this September in partnership with the @OpenUniversity  The validation of the BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching by the Open University means learners can complete a full degree at the college without having to travel far to study a university-level programme. From September, students can either study full time for three years or part time for up to six years. Applicants who already hold a Level ... +Read More



  • Improve your well-being with a Community course at Borders College

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    07/13/2020 06:07 AM

    @BordersCollege - With the unprecedented changes over the last few months, it is vitally important, now more than ever, to take some time out and find a sense of balance in our lives. Social distancing has become the ‘new norm’ and of course, this will be reflected in the way we deliver our courses over the coming months. The team have been busy adapting the Community provision to meet the needs of ... +Read More




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