Tag Archives: Apprenticeship

Flooring retailer calls on logistics industry to get innovative with recruitment tactics to help solve crippling supply issues

Flooring retailer Factory Direct Flooring calls on logistics industry to get innovative with recruitment tactics

The founder of Midlands-based flooring manufacturer and retail firm Factory Direct Flooring (FDF) is calling on the UK logistics sector to generate more creative ways to attract and retain drivers and workers. Amid news of tactics such as sign-up and retention bonuses, and mammoth apprenticeship schemes, Paul Hambidge of FDF …

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Make UK welcomes budget incentives for apprentices and training

Make UK welcomes the Chancellor’s new incentives to encourage businesses to take on apprenticeships

Make UK, which trains hundreds of apprentices at its world-class Technology Hub in Aston, Birmingham, has welcomed the Chancellor’s new incentives to encourage businesses to take on apprenticeships, announced in the recent Budget. Rishi Sunak unveiled a new series of measures, including a doubling of the cash incentives to take …

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The Future of Logistics: Training a Smart Workforce

The Future of Logistics Training a Smart Workforce

The pandemic has caused considerable disruption to the UK economy, and with that, unemployment has increased considerably. At the end of 2020, unemployment was at 5%, with experts predicting this is likely to increase to 7.5% by mid-2021, with 2.6 million people unemployed. Many sectors have experienced difficulties, however, some …

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