Apprenticeships forecast to contribute £3.4bn

A report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research has forecast that Apprenticeships will contribute £3.4bn to the UK economy by 2022.

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Parents ‘prefer university to Apprenticeships’ a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) survey says.

This is set against the backdrop of David Cameron pledging to make apprenticeships the “new norm” for school leavers not going to university. The prime minister wants work-based training to sit “at the heart of our mission to rebuild the economy”.

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