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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

  • Even if you get everything right, the odds are still stacked against you


    02/16/2019 05:20 AM

    Government does know what serious and impactful intervention in poorly performing education institutions looks like. Its failure to do so in further education is a choice. Before offering some conclusions, I want to share one last case study from beyond the further education sector. In 2002, the DfES launched the London Challenge to improve the performance of schools inTower Hamlets, Newham, Lewisham, Hackney and Westminster – some of the worst-performing areas in ... +Read More

  • Airbus and college engineering partnership has really taken off


    02/15/2019 05:30 PM

    AN ENGINEERING degree has taken off thanks to a college partnership with a world-leading plane maker. The collaboration between Coleg Cambria, Swansea University and Airbus has attracted high-calibre students to the BEng in Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering. The second cohort graduated at the South Wales institution just weeks ago, having enjoyed working and studying at the Airbus factory in Broughton and Cambria’s multi-million-pound facilities in Deeside and Wrexham. Salah Berdouk, Deputy Director for ... +Read More

  • Rolls-Royce’s Learning and Development Centre introduces the #MeetLikeAHero initiative to help cancer research


    02/15/2019 05:20 PM

    Fight cancer at work. Or in your sleep. Simply download @vodafoneUK’s DreamLab app and your phone could be actively helping cancer research whilst charging. Learn more https://t.co/yLwQzcllaR #MeetLikeAHero pic.twitter.com/65JR54guyl — Rolls-Royce (@RollsRoyce) Vodafone is working with UK businesses Rolls-Royce plc and The British Council to pilot a new initiative that uses DreamLab, a crowdsourcing app, to help increase productivity while speeding up cancer research. Introduced at Rolls-Royce’s Learning and Development Centre in ... +Read More

  • Unlocking potential: The journey from apprentice to managing director


    02/15/2019 03:04 PM

    Barnsley College will open its doors to employers within the region to show them how apprentices can benefit their business. The breakfast event takes place on Thursday 7 March, 8.00am to 10.00am in The Open Kitchen, Barnsley College, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2AX. Attendees will hear from Michelle Bailey, Managing Director at Active Response Security Services, who will explain why apprentices are vital to business success. Michelle will share her personal experience ... +Read More

  • Bradford College Makeup Graduate Makes Glamorous College Return


    02/15/2019 02:11 PM

    A make-up artist who has gone on to work for magazines and fashion websites after studying at Bradford College returned to present a masterclass to students. Ashley Jordan Jones, whose career as a freelance hair and make-up artist is flourishing just a few months after he completed his Media Make-up with Special Effects BA (Hons) degree, gave a demonstration of a beauty look to current students on the course at the college as ... +Read More

News from the Institute for Apprenticeships

Education and Skills news from the Welsh Goverment

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