Argos is creating digital retail leaders of the future

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When launching a five-year transformation programme in 2012 to reinvent itself as a “digital retail leader,” Argos realised that the succession of staff and filling a retail skills gap would be key to fast paced expansion. As the customer advisers on the ground were to be the leaders of tomorrow, the company launched Argos Apprenticeships, […]

Six Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Apprentice

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Hiring an apprentice in your business? Here are six ways you can both benefit from the relationship (1) Do it for the right reasons A business may form an apprenticeship programme for a corporate social responsibility initiative. However, this should not be the sole reason to recruit apprentices. Instead, think about the new skills you […]

Itec delivers 80 new apprenticeships for EE

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More than 80 employees at digital communications company EE’s Merthyr offices are to undertake work-based apprenticeships as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to developing its staff and improving customer service standards. The apprenticeships, which will be delivered by one of Wales’s largest providers of skills and employment services, ITEC, are being offered as part […]

Itec contract win to lay foundations for skills campaign

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Itec has won a contract with the Welsh Government expected to be worth more than £50m over the next four to six years. Itec Training Solutions, which has agreed a rolling package of training services, said the deal would act as “a foundation for growth and stability” in the campaign to give Welsh adults and […]