Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • The Weekly Roundup

    People living with disabilities will be among the biggest beneficiaries of a new £3.9 million Government funding package aimed at improving transport access. A total of £1.2 million will be poured into the mobility centre improvements. This will help them address growing demand for support and tips especially for older...
  • The Weekly Roundup

    This week saw the roll out of George Osborne’s ‘final Budget’ pre-election so what did we make of it? If you missed it, we bring you what you need to know in our weekly roundup. Announced was a fuel duty freeze and £100m funding for driverless cars – further backing...
  • The Weekly Roundup

    The leader of the motor industry professional body, the Institute of the Motor Industry, is calling on employers to consider increasing the starting salary for apprentices by more than 70% to compete with academic career paths. To offset arguments against raising pay on economic grounds, the IMI has produced evidence...
  • The Weekly Roundup

    Poor provision of careers advice is a road block to economic growth, says Institute of the Motor Industry. The warning follows IMI sponsored research from the Industry Apprentice Council, which showed that 45% of current industry apprentices had received poor or no advice and guidance on their career choice. The Independent...

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