Business Admin Apprentice

SMEs & Apprenticeships: Recruiting a Balanced Approach

You only have to look at the statistics to realise that whilst our region has some heavy hitters in terms of large multi-national businesses, it’s the SME community which acts as the driving force in the engine room of Swindon and Wiltshire’s economic machinery.
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Business Essentials You Need!

Every business in today’s society needs Digital Marketing and IT support within their teams. But why is this? Technology plays a big part in how a business functions, whether it be internet management and computer maintenance, or creating a website and using social media to get your brand online. There’s no way around it, technology is part of how we must work to enable businesses to thrive.
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10 Reasons to Incorporate Training into Your SME

Every business in today’s society needs Digital Marketing and IT support within their teams. But why is this? Technology plays a big part in how a business functions, whether it be internet management and computer maintenance, or creating a website and using social media to get your brand online. There’s no way around it, technology is part of how we must work to enable businesses to thrive.
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Case Study: Business Administration Apprentice

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.
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Do’s and Don’ts of Apprentice Recruitment

An apprentice can turn out to be an asset for your workplace as they can help to increase your productivity and bring new skills to the business. However, recruiting the perfect apprentice for your organisation is not an easy task.
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Apprenticeships: A Parents’ Perspective

New studies have left the question of ‘what do parents truly think about apprenticeships’ up in the air. As more apprenticeship standards get approved for delivery every month, parents’ views on apprenticeships are constantly evolving.
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Best Practice for Employee Onboarding

When a new member of staff joins your company do you have a standard induction or personalised onboarding system? Do you think seriously about their initial training needs and their future development?
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Advantages of Online Learning

There are obvious advantages to any training but participating in online training has many advantages to suite the learner. Since almost everyone carries a mobile device nowadays training sessions can be delivered for on-the-go learning. Students can continue their learning anywhere with access to wi-fi or 4G.
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Apprenticeships for SMEs

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?
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Advanced Learner Loans

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education? You may qualify for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. These loans help you to pay the fees charged by colleges and training organisations.