Briefing Paper 56: Tackling the Growing Barriers to Traineeship Success- July 2018

Date published: 12.07.2018

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This paper provides background information to Traineeships, presenting useful statistics which paints a dismal picture of the current landscape as well as feedback from our Traineeships event in Parliament, followed up by a meeting with Government officials to voice member’s concerns. Ultimately QAR was raised as a key barrier to increased Traineeship participation by our members and despite several years of lobbying, Officials have yet to reverse this decision.

Briefing Paper: 55 AELP Sector Headlines - May edition

Date published: 11.06.2018

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Key facts and figures about the sector: national apprenticeships, adult participation, unemployment and so on. AELP members can view Sector Headlines for May here.

Briefing Paper: 54 AELP Sector Headlines - May edition

Date published: 02.05.2018

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AELPs essential facts-and-figures service for members is called Sector Headlines. Your monthly update has key statistics and trends all in one place. Over 20 government data sets are used to compile Sector Headlines, with topics including apprenticeships starts, new Standards published, unemployment, adult participation and much more. AELP members can view Sector Headlines here.

Briefing Paper: 53 AELP Sector Headlines

Date published: 29.03.2018

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AELPs essential facts-and-figures service for members is called Sector Headlines. Your monthly update has key statistics and trends all in one place. Over 20 government data sets are used to compile Sector Headlines, with topics including apprenticeships starts, new Standards published, unemployment, adult participation and much more. AELP members can view Sector Headlines here.

Briefing Paper: 52 AELP Sector Headlines

Date published: 28.02.2018

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An unexpected rise in unemployment between the third and fourth quarters of 2017 was witnessed, however upon closer inspection, it is not indicative of labour market weakness as it was accompanied by a rise in total employment, focused on full-time jobs. Rather, more economically inactive are seeking work and still being categorised as unemployed.

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