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07 March 2014 00:01
The search for the location of the main site for the new High Speed Rail College was launched today (7 March) by Skills Minister Matthew Hancock. The new College will work with a network of employers, other educational institutions and providers to boost railway and engineering skills development across the UK.
06 March 2014 21:00
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05 March 2014 15:00
Creative innovators from the worlds of design, food, technology, music and science, have been shortlisted to deliver the UK Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015.
05 March 2014 13:00
Courses and qualifications in self-tanning, balloon artistry and instructing pole fitness will no longer attract government funding under a bold new reform plan to simplify and streamline the adult skills system.
05 March 2014 11:30
Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced the appointment of Allan Cook as the Lead Non-Executive Board Member at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
04 March 2014 14:15
The Prime Minister has announced the businesses involved in the second phase of the successful Apprenticeship Trailblazer programme, who will be designing new world-class Apprenticeship standards for their sectors.
04 March 2014 13:30
For the first time ever, Apprentices will be able to train directly towards becoming a nurse, the government announced today.
04 March 2014 13:15
Business Secretary Vince Cable today set out the latest steps the Government is taking to support “reshoring”, backing an encouraging trend of manufacturers bringing jobs and production back to the UK from low-cost countries in the East.
04 March 2014 10:45
Misleading websites that try and palm themselves off as legitimate government services are to come under the spotlight from Trading Standards today as Consumer Minister Jenny Willott confirmed extra funding for them to help tackle these rogue traders.
04 March 2014 00:01
Ways to improve the transparency of the headhunting process for board appointments have been put to Government today as part of an independent review to increase the number of women on British boards.
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