News story: Low Pay Commission visits programme 2018

Want to participate in the vists? Click here to email the LPC. Date Location 25-26 April Kendal and South Lakeland 23-24 May Barnstaple and North Devon 13-14 June Newry, Northern Ireland 13-14 June Perth, Scotland 4-5 July Anglesey, Wales 8-9 August Birmingham The LPC organises an annual programme of visits to gather evidence in support

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News story: Applications now open

We are pleased to announce that the Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship is now open for applications. You’ll need to complete an online application form. This will take about 20 minutes to complete and you can save your progress as you go. The next stage will be the online tests, these are made up of

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News story: Fast Track 2018 opening 28 February

We are pleased to announce that the Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship will be opening for applications on 28 February 2018 at 12PM (midday). Before the window opens we invite you take a look at the 6 choices on offer including the Policy apprenticeship, available for the first time this year. Please remember to pre-register

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Press release: Employment remains at near-record high

Today’s figures also show that groups across society are accessing new job opportunities: nearly 500,000 more people from a black and minority ethnic background (BAME) have started working since 2015 the gender employment rate gap is at a near-record low, just 8.9% every region across the UK has seen employment increase since 2010 youth unemployment

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News story: Fast Track applications coming soon

Applications to the Fast Track Apprenticeship scheme will be opening soon. You can pre-register for the programme by sending your email address to: fasttrack.preregister@cabinetoffice.gov.uk. This lets us know you intend to apply and enables us to notify you when the application window opens. Source: GOV Blog

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Press release: Dstl Launches 2018 Apprenticeship Scheme

Following on from last year, Dstl has continued to expand its apprenticeship scheme, this year offering opportunities for 18 year olds and beyond. This includes the chance to gain a degree and other qualifications while in employment, with a competitive salary and 25 days paid annual leave. Jade Ward, Dstl’s Apprenticeship Adviser said: “Dstl has

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News story: Partnership working to tackle fraud

DBS has been made aware that a number of people have been targeted by fraudsters asking them to pay upfront for DBS certificates that never materialised. Dr Sue Smith, Director of Safeguarding, Strategy and Quality at the DBS said: This sort of scam can be really distressing to those involved and we are keen to

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