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Apprenticeships: give young people the chance of bright future

Apprenticeships: give young people the chance of bright future, help bridge social mobility and equality gaps and offer route out of economic crisis. The potential of apprenticeships to increase opportunity for young people, especially those from lower socio-economic groups and BAME communities, and deliver the skills needed by the economy, is greater than ever as …

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Homeserve and Paragon

HomeServe Foundation welcomes Paragon as its first strategic partner

The HomeServe Foundation, the not-for-profit arm of home repairs and improvements company HomeServe Plc, has announced that Paragon Customer Communications, one of Europe’s leading providers of end-to-end omnichannel services for marketing, transactional, operational and workplace solutions, will become its first strategic partner. The new partnership will see the HomeServe Foundation and Paragon work together on …

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Britain’s economic recovery will be blighted by a construction and trade skills crisis, without Government action

A chronic shortage of key trades like plumbers, electricians and carpenters will hamper Britain’s economic growth over the next ten years and threatens to stoke home repair bills and house prices, a new report reveals. The UK must urgently expand its apprenticeship schemes, with 305,000 new construction trades apprentices needed to fill the void left behind by an ageing …

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New podcast champions apprenticeships in the UK

A new podcast series featuring some of the country’s leading apprenticeship experts, as well as current apprentices, business leaders and Apprenticeships Minister Gillian Keegan MP, has been launched by the HomeServe Foundation, the not-for-profit arm of FTSE100-listed home repairs and improvements company, HomeServe. “All About Apprenticeships” is a new podcast series hosted by award-winning broadcaster …

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