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BPIF Level 5 graduate rises to printing company director

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BPIF Level 5 graduate rises to printing company director

February 2017

Phil Gowling, an employee of BPIF member H&H Reeds, based in Penrith and Milnthorpe, has been promoted from works manager to production director. 

Urgent industry input needed on Print Trailblazer

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Urgent industry input needed on Print Trailblazer

February 2017

We need your help to ensure single standard apprenticeships do not reduce levels of expertise in the industry.

Negotiate your way to success

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Negotiate your way to success

January 2017

Inhouse - Negotiation & Persuasion Workshop

BPIF member finds funding for training

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BPIF member finds funding for training

January 2017

BPIF member, Falconer Print and Packaging Ltd. has taken the next steps towards its business growth goals by investing in their workforce and training their staff. Falconer approached the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) through their membership organisation the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) to take advantage of the support and funding offered by the skills service.

BPIF answer members’ questions on Apprenticeship Levy

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BPIF answer members’ questions on Apprenticeship Levy

January 2017

With the new Apprenticeship Levy coming into effect in April, the BPIF has been striving to make its members aware of the upcoming changes and how they may affect their businesses. 

Apprenticeship Levy Consultation - Northern Ireland

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Apprenticeship Levy Consultation - Northern Ireland

December 2016

The Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland have released a consultion paper to provide some information and seek employer views on how best the Department can support them to avail of skills and development training.

The BPIF Apprentice Council Newsletter is here!

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The BPIF Apprentice Council Newsletter is here!

December 2016

For everything apprenticeship related look no further than the BPIF Apprentice Council Newsletter. 

  Print Trailblazer development is well underway thanks to industry consortium

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Print Trailblazer development is well underway thanks to industry consortium

November 2016

A trailblazer is a new employer-defined standard for apprenticeship programmes. The standards are employer owned, relate to specific occupations, and feature a graded end point assessment. 

Changes to funding for apprenticeships

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Changes to funding for apprenticeships

November 2016

New funding for apprenticeships comes into effect from 1 May 2017. New rates have been published for all frameworks and standards