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"OFFER EXTENDED - Free Bounce-Back Review of Systems and Processes for Qualifying UK Businesses"

In this edition we’re talking ‘bounce back’ and how we can help you to adapt to smarter, more efficient ways of working and ultimately deliver greater business returns in the post COVID-19 world.

We advise how you can adapt to the new business norms, we share insights into the things that will shape recovery efforts and provide solutions for addressing key issues in operational environments.

If we can help you, get in touch, and we’ll arrange a free bounce back review of your business.

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News from Industry Learning Solutions

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

  • Disaster looms: Are we facing a shortage of digital skills post-Covid? #SkillsWorldLive 3.5


    04/23/2021 09:30 AM

    In the fifth episode of the third series of the #SkillsWorldLive Radio Show, Tom Bewick begins the show with an exclusive interview with interim Chief Regulator of Ofqual, Simon Lebus. In the second and third chat segments of the show, Tom delves into the recent research from WorldSkills UK, Learning & Work Institute & Enginuity: Disconnected: Exploring the digital skills gap. Tom speaks to special guests: Emma Roberts, Head of Research & Public Affairs ... +Read More

  • DCG Students Launch Environmental Campaign


    04/23/2021 08:34 AM

    Three students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall land-based and leisure college in Morley have launched a campaign to reduce pollution in the River Derwent. The campaign is part of the ‘My World My Home’ annual environmental leadership programme for young people, which is supported by Friends of the Earth. The students have been working with local environmentalists to learn more about the issue and have published an online petition calling for ... +Read More

  • Georgie thanks training company who rebuilt confidence


    04/23/2021 08:28 AM

    A 21-year-old young woman from Carlisle has thanked a local training provider for helping her to rebuild her confidence and gain new qualifications to help her start a new job. Georgie Hanks, who lives in King Moor, originally left school with few qualifications and low confidence, but is working with PHX Training in Carlisle to complete additional skills courses to support her teaching assistant training and growing ironing business. Georgie, who was ... +Read More

  • Senior Lecturer to host online workshop in collaboration with BBC Arts and the British Library


    04/23/2021 08:13 AM

    A Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University has been invited to deliver an online games workshop and participate in a panel discussion as part of an event organised by Leeds Libraries in collaboration with BBC Arts and the British Library. Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in Media and Marketing Liz Cable will deliver Games Jam: Novels that Shaped Our World, an online gaming event designed to introduce people to the joys of ... +Read More

  • Major new cohort study to track the pandemic's effect on the life chances of a generation of young people


    04/23/2021 08:01 AM

    National study to track the pandemic’s effect on year 11 students’ life chances A new study to follow the outcomes – educational, career and wellbeing – for 12,000 year 11 students across England will be the largest study of its kind to find out how the pandemic has affected them. It will investigate how the COVID-19 pandemic affects educational attainment and well-being, longer-term educational and career outcomes, and socioeconomic inequalities in life ... +Read More

News from the Institute for Apprenticeships