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Apprentices paid below £2.65 an hour legal minimum jumps 45%

Nearly a third of apprentices were not paid the legal minimum wage in 2012, according to information published by...

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Elmfield director Ged Syddall walks during Newsnight probe — but remains majority shareholder

Former Elmfield Training Ltd chief executive Ged Syddall (pictured) has quit as the firm’s director — but remains its...

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Nick Linford

Apprenticeship tax credits

Download your free copy of the FE Week 16-page special report on the PAYE proposal in the government’s apprenticeship funding...

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Nine make it through in sale of troubled K College

Nine organisations have been asked to develop their bids to take over provision at the troubled K College, FE...

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Bravo principal in 120 breathtaking kickboxing bouts for charity

The principal of Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) today took part in 120 two minute kickboxing fights to raise...

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24+ loan applications up 46 per cent a-month

Nearly 16,000 people applied for the 24+ Advanced Learning Loan in August, up 46 per cent on the number...

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The wait for an outstanding indy goes on

After 131 Ofsted visits, independent learning providers (ILPs) are still waiting for their first outstanding verdict under the education...

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Nick Linford

Labour conference fringe event

Download your free copy of the FE Week 16-page Labour conference fringe event supplement on the future of apprenticeships,...

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Uncertainty at Skills Funding Agency after job cuts announcement

More than 1,000 Skills Funding Agency staff are facing an uncertain future after workers were warned of job cuts...

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