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27.03.17

Pret a Manger will pay work experience teens with more than just sandwiches

Pret a Manger has clarified plans to enlist British teens aged 16 to 18 on work experience, promising to pay them the usual hourly starting wage. In response to the threat which Brexit poses to the chain's workforce, Pret announced the &ldq...

27.03.17

Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, new analysis says

The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis, with London and the south-east benefiting most from the government’s shakeup of staff training. ...

22.03.17

Firms more concerned about retaining staff than the impact of Brexit

Businesses are more concerned about retaining and developing staff in the next six months than they are about the potential impact of Brexit, according to a survey by Alexander Mann Solutions. The poll of over 3,000 senior HR professionals...

22.03.17

Teach First head criticises grammars and says free schools don't work outside London

Government plans to open more free schools are too London-centric and risk neglecting children from the poorest regions of the country, the CEO and founder of Teach First has said. Speaking to an audience at the Global Education and Skills...

22.03.17

All schools 'to face funding gap by 2020'

Every school in England will see budget cuts before 2020, even after new funding plans are put into place, research suggests. The Education Policy Institute analysis looks at the impact of the new national funding formula against the backdr...