UVAC warns of threat to manufacturing skills gap posed by Apprenticeship Levy reform

A new report by the University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC) has today warned that drastic reform or the abolishment of the government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme will have a hugely detrimental impact on the skills gap across the manufacturing sector. Cuts to funding of higher and degree apprenticeships, that are so critical to training core sectors […]

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Eviden Mission Critical Systems Technology Center opened in Prottes, Lower Austria

Eviden expands global presence for customers’ core missions Eviden, the Atos Group business leading in digital, cloud, big data and security, is pleased to announce the opening of its new facility, the Eviden Mission Critical Systems Technology Center, in Prottes, Lower Austria. The inauguration has taken place, reflecting Eviden’s commitment to advancing satellite technologies and fostering […]

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Significance of Tyne Bridge restoration highlighted with visit from the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 159th President

ICE President Professor Anusha Shah met the team behind the project during a visit to the North East. Key representatives responsible for the delivery of a major restoration programme on the Tyne Bridge welcomed the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) President, Anusha Shah, for a project tour on March 8. Ahead of work on the […]

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Apprenticeship matchmaking tool aims to close Scotland’s manufacturing skills gap

A new platform designed to simplify recruitment and support job seekers looking for apprenticeships and graduate roles could help to address challenges of finding talent and encourage more young people into Scotland’s manufacturing and engineering sector. The Manufacturing Skills Academy at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), operated by the University of Strathclyde and part […]

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