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Apprenticeship levy tender process a hindrance for training providers like Riverside Training (Spalding) Ltd

The issue of the apprenticeship levy and its reform has returned to British headlines recently after the Confederation of British Industry called on the government not to enforce restrictions on how levy funds are spent.

Election Interview: Tony Wilson, Labour candidate for Hazel Grove

In the run up to December's General Election, our election correspondent Joshua Sandiford will be creating profiles of key marginal constituencies around the country, combining the key statistics with interviews with the major candidates. In this article, Joshua interviews Tony Wilson, Labour candidate for Hazel Grove.

Total household financial debt rises by £12 billion

According to a study from the Office for National Statistics, total household financial debt rose by 11 per cent between April 2016 and March 2018 compared to the previous two years.

Labour reveals plans to cap class sizes at 30 pupils

The Labour party will put a 30-pupil limit on the size of classes at all schools in England should it win the December 12 general election.

The era of ‘deepfakes’ offers AI opportunities for companies like TechSimulater

Concerns are rising over uses of a new wave of sophisticated technology which is able to forge convincingly faked videos and audio, largely considered to be the next generation of notorious fake news and misinformation.

Brexit and Budget to come within first 100 days in government, Boris Johnson claims

Boris Johnson has claimed that his Brexit deal will be passed through Parliament and a Budget will be delivered within his first 100 days in power should the Conservatives win the general election.

Childcare policies 'can go further' to address concerns from industry experts like Tall Trees Kindergarten

The general election on 12th December is exactly one week away, with all three leading parties having unveiled their election manifestos. For those childcare providers working in the Early Years education sector, party policies on this issue have made for interesting reading in terms of how they propose to address concerns within the industry.

Black Friday lifts retail sector, says Barclaycard

Consumers flocking to take advantage of Black Friday promotions has given the UK’s retail sector a welcome boost.

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