The minimum wage for apprentices is being raised by 6.4% Starting on the 1st April, the national living wage, national minimum wage and national apprentice wage are being raised. After the
An apprenticeship is a program that combines hands-on working with learning and training, all while in full-time employment. Learning while on the job helps an apprentice understand and master their
The seven celebrities listed in this article all started as apprentices, and used the skills and expertise they developed to gain success, prominence and prestige.
Marshall was a Study Programme student at Green Labyrinth and recently visited to tell us about his time here. Before Green Labyrinth, Marshall hadn’t had the best experience in education; he had been
As of April 1st 2019 there is a reduction from 10% to 5% in the apprenticeship contribution for small employers funding apprenticeship approved training courses.
Linsey Penny of the Saddleback Farm Shop is our Green Labyrinth Apprentice of the Month for March in recognition of her hard work, commitment and challenging nature of her job with all of her responsibilities.
How can you make apprenticeships work for you and your company? Are there things your business can do to ensure it is a success within your company? Whether you are a Levy or a Non Levy business our top tips are the same!
If you’ve got an interview this new year, like any kind of work it’s always a great idea to prepare and be the best you can be. With a little bit of research, you’ll feel confident, be more knowledgeable and be ready to shine in front of your potential new employer. Here are our top five tips for acing that interview. Good luck.
Discover Charlotte’s Story - I left school in 2014 and I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do with my life or what career I wanted. I decided to go to The Academy of Music and Sound to study music. I stayed here for a year, but the classroom study and exams weren’t my cup of tea. I decided to go and look for full time work, I got myself a job at Nationwide Building Society, but I wanted to find a way to work and gain a qualification at the same time.
Did you know that the Government has committed to achieving 3-million apprenticeships by 2020 and are incentivising business to help plug the skills gap in this way, but is it worth an SME taking on an apprentice?