With the once distant idea of Brexit fast becoming a reality, concerns over the future of the current labour market have grown. For young people, the impact on the job market presents a lot to be worried about, particularly with the threat of large firms moving their offices to Europe. Giving rise to the gig economy, Brexit means young people face increased job insecurity, resulting in potentially hugely damaging consequences.
Kingsley Napley LLP is delighted to announce the launch of The Legal Apprentice, a nationwide competition in conjunction with The Times, which invites Year 12 pupils from all 4,168 secondary schools across the UK to compete to win a place as a solicitor apprentice at the London-based law firm.
The brainchild of Stephen Parkinson, Kingsley Napley’s newly-appointed Senior Partner, The Legal Apprentice embodies Stephen’s and the firm’s desire to expand legal career opportunities to students from non-traditional backgrounds who are underrepresented in the profession.
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Northumberland College today officially launched the Northumberland Career College. Targeted at 14 to 19 year-olds, Career Colleges are a national initiative conceived by former Education Secretary, Lord Baker, who passionately believes that high quality technical, practical and vocational training should be offered to students from age 14.
The launch took place at the College's Kirkley Hall campus, where business professionals and partners found out about the new venture and talked to the first cohort of Career College land-based and rural tourism students.
A new book edited by the former Chief Executive of the National Apprenticeship Service, and University of Winchester Visiting Professor, David Way is to provide crucial insight from business and education leaders about the state of apprenticeships and what more needs to be done to ensure their long-term success.
Fleur Sexton, a former teacher, is joint managing director of PET-Xi, a national training provider working with hundreds of schools across the UK to deliver intensive, immersive, motivational and inspirational interventions that have a positive impact on learner progress.
As the UK gets set to mark National Apprenticeship Week (March 14th - 18th 2016), leading cruise retailer Cruise118.com has insisted that more talented youngsters need to be given opportunities if the industry is to thrive in the future.
A leading provider of apprenticeship and careers advice is set to hit the road during half term, as it undertakes a shopping centre tour in a bid to raise awareness of the opportunities afforded by apprenticeships.