Work Place Learning Centre News Archive


Apprenticeship strategy welcomed

Commenting on the Government's strategy for apprenticeships, Ready to Work, Skilled for Work, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said: 'There is much to welcome in the Government's apprenticeships review. The expansion of apprenticeships must be based on improving quality, equality and...


Skills warning to finance sector

Union leaders, employers and Minister for Skills David Lammy have set out the skills challenge facing the UK finance sector at a seminar hosted by unionlearn, the TUC's learning and skills organisation. The finance sector has grown by 5.5 per cent a year since 2002 and currently accounts for...