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Lindsey leads drive for apprenticeships
July 11, 2019

Training specialist PHX Training has appointed Lindsey Thornton to lead its drive in apprenticeships and the benefits they offer to Cumbria. Lindsey, with experience spanning more than 20 years in government-funded training and apprenticeships, will help to develop a diverse apprenticeships offering for those over the age of 16 across key sectors including team leading [...]

Blog: Employers should take advantage of funding
June 17, 2019

A survey carried out for Alliance Manchester Business School recently found that 29 per cent of employers thought the Apprenticeship Levy was just a tax on business. Of those surveyed, 38 per cent knew nothing about the Levy and, of those that did, 31 per cent felt the Levy had not made any difference to [...]

Apprentices can answer skills issues
May 13, 2019

The current skills gap facing a number of sectors across the UK is shouting out to be addressed – and the answer is in the hands of SMEs themselves if they commit to apprenticeships. Recent changes in government contributions mean that employers with fewer than 250 people with an annual turnover not exceeding 50 million [...]

Training expert tackles employment barriers
April 16, 2019

PHX Training has been approved to deliver a new apprenticeship addressing complex barriers to employment. Tutors at PHX Training will deliver the new Employability Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard Level 4 to develop knowledge and skills amongst hard-to-help individuals to help them secure suitable and sustainable work. They will also be responsible for coaching and mentoring of [...]

Briony takes the reins at training specialist
April 5, 2019

Preston training specialist PHX Training has appointed Briony Fawcett to lead it into the future as it grows its network across the north west. With experience in employability, welfare to work, skills and contracts management, Briony will lead the company as acting managing director in a transitional role as it expands its services across the [...]

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