• Charity set to announce purchase of People 1st

    UPDATE: The Workforce Development Trust has confirmed the acquisition of People 1st. However, the Institute for Apprenticeships has said a formal agreement for the trust to take on responsibility for apprenticeship external quality assurance is yet to be made. “We will make a decision on the provision of EQA once discussions between People 1st and the

    10.22 Apr. 28th, 2018 | News

  • People 1st collapses, stunning the FE sector

    People 1st, once a major sector skills council and a key player in the apprenticeship reforms, has entered administration, FE Week can reveal. This is a stunning blow for the retail, hospitality and travel industries in the apprenticeship system. The employment and learning consultancy charity confirmed this morning that it has been placed into the

    12.28 Apr. 26th, 2018 | News