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29-Oct-2010

Government announces support for sports apprenticeships

Skills Minister John Hayes has announced his support for apprenticeships in Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth disciplines.   Under Government plans, regulations to the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning (ASCL) Act 2009 will be submitted to Parliament to allow a special...


25-Oct-2010

Government invests in technology centres

More than £200m will be invested by the Government in a network of elite Technology and Innovation Centres to drive growth in the UK’s most high-tech industries, it was announced today.   The centres, which were announced by Prime Minister David Cameron in a speech to the CBI...


20-Oct-2010

Skills spending review announced

Over the course of the Spending Review period, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) will reduce its resource budget by 25 per cent. Taking into account anticipated receipts, the cut to capital spending by 2014-15 will be 44 per cent. The Department’s Administration...


15-Oct-2010

Start a safety education campaign with eye safety

  A survey reported by Risk and Insurance.com says that the best starting point for a safety education campaign is eye safety. The survey was conducted by Sperian Protection a manufacturer of personal protection euipment. They contacted safety directors across North America. More than two...