Recent News

What’s the difference: University vs Apprenticeships

School leavers often feel lost in deciding what path to take next when faced with leaving school. Did you know, there are other options than just University or College? More students are considering Apprenticeships, that can even result in gaining a degree....

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National Apprenticeship Week 2019 at IPS

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 took place from 4th - 8th March, with the Government’s new ‘Fire It Up’ campaign at the forefront. The theme for the 12th Annual National Apprenticeship Week was “Blaze a Trail” with training providers, Colleges, employers and other...

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Safeguarding – Speak up Speak out

We should always respect other people’s right to safety. Employers have a duty of care to their employees, including Apprentices.     What is Safeguarding? The term Safeguarding is broader than ‘child protection’ and relates to the action taken to promote the...

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Supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2019

The date of the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week - to take place in 2019 – has been announced and will run from the 4th to 8th March 2019.National Apprenticeship Week 2018 was record-breaking: with 780 events taking place across England. The ambition of...

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Increase in National Apprenticeship Wage for 2019

  The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. You must be at least: School leaving age to get the National Minimum Wage Aged 25 or over to get the National Living Wage - the minimum wage will still apply for workers...

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Boosting Recruitment– Success at IPS

Recruitment of Apprentices hits new levels at IPS in 2018 achieving over 200-vacancy successes for IPS Recruitment Advisor Alix Taylor. Here at IPS International and IPS Apprenticeships, we try and make the process of recruiting an apprentice as easy as possible for...

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