News

3aaa co-founders still own the company despite resignations

The co-founders of crisis-hit Aspire Achieve Advance have remained as the apprenticeship giant’s majority owners despite resigning as directors,...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Revealed: The 6 apprenticeship providers banned from taking new recruits

Six new apprenticeship providers have been barred from taking on new apprentices after early monitoring visits found them to...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

UVAC demands special treatment for degree apprenticeships

The University Vocational Awards Council is demanding special treatment for universities offering degree apprenticeships, following the Education and Skills...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Ofsted given final say over new apprenticeship provider quality

Ofsted has officially been given the final say over poor-performing apprenticeship providers following an early monitoring visit, the Education...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

North-east training provider on the verge of collapse

A training provider in the north-east that held subcontracts worth more than £3 million last year is on the...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Tight deadline for ESFA survey on non-levy transition period for providers

Providers are being asked for their views on the expansion of the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s apprenticeships service–...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

DfE orders independent investigation into ESFA over 3aaa contract management

An independent auditor has been called in to investigate the Education and Skills Funding Agency over their contract management...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Massive subcontracting top-slices finally revealed

Subcontracting top-slices exceeded £100 million last year, and 28 per cent of prime providers were charging more than 20...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Profiles

Eileen Milner, Chief Executive, ESFA

The new head of the Education and Skills Funding Agency is a very busy woman. And I’ve been offered...

Catherine Murray
Catherine Murray