Articles from The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

FSB calls for £3k Employer Apprenticeship incentive extension

In response to the publication of statistics on apprenticeships and traineeships in England, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)’s @fsb_policy  National Chair Mike Cherry commented:

Scrapping the 30 person threshold for Kickstart is good news to small firms

We are currently in the midst of one of the greatest health and financial crises the country has ever seen, and yet despite this there is hope that when we turn a corner, we'll be able to bounce back even stronger.

FSB scheme enables small employers and sole traders to provide Kickstart work placements

@FSB_policy & @AdeccoWV help hundreds of small businesses to provide @DWP #Kickstart placements to young unemployed  The Department for Work and Pensions has given its backing to a scheme which will enable small employers and sole traders to provide work placements to unemployed people aged 16-24 under the government’s Kickstart programme, which provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24-year olds on Universal Credit.

Small firms welcome skills announcement from PM and Migration Advisory Committee

Responding to the Prime Minister’s "Lifetime Skills Guarantee" speech addressing adult training and technical skills in England as well as the calls from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to include senior care workers onto the skills Shortage Occupation List across the UK, Federation of Small Businesses (@fsb_policy) National Chair Mike Cherry (@MikeCherryFSB) said:

Kickstart announcement welcomed, but more action needed to prevent a lost generation of young people

@FSB_policy has welcomed the announcement by Government launching the kickstart scheme aimed at helping young people into work.

End to end learner journeys – from initial to end-point assessments - #FutureOfAssessment Episode 4

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