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Our Top 5 Interview Tips

Our Top 5 Interview Tips

Everyone knows interviews can be nerve-wracking. But if you know what to expect and how to prepare, it can be a very positive and confidence-building experience. So take a look below at our top tips to ensure you make the best of your big day: Arrive on Time – Being punctual is key to success […]

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Katie has started her Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship with Gravesham Borough Council in October 2017 and has now been employed in a substantive post in the HR Department. Now, Katie wants to take her career even further and it has been agreed that she will be undertaking a Level 3 Marketing Apprenticeship within the […]

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Whilst completing her A-Levels Brooke considered University, but it never really appealed to her.  Instead, she sought something more practical, where she could “earn as she learned” and gain the kind of skills that would set her up for the rest of her career. Brooke began researching the prospect of an apprenticeship and was successful […]

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

After leaving school, Jordan worked with his brother in a welding business, but he was not able to continue with this direction.  He then saw KT&A apprenticeships advertised online and felt drawn to the idea of gaining a qualification whilst earning a wage. Jordan chose to apply for an apprenticeship with Channel Ports and the […]

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Lewis was 22 when he started his apprenticeship, having worked in various pubs and restaurants after finishing school, but finding that this wasn’t for him. When he heard about the possibility of undertaking an apprenticeship within a successful company, Lewis didn’t hesitate. Having been distracted at school, he feels that this has been his second […]

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Success Stories: Meet Our Apprentices…

Huge congratulations to Megan who has been shortlisted for the Apprenticeship of the Year at the KEIBA Awards. After finishing 6th form, Megan decided to complete an Apprenticeship as she felt it would be the best way to get qualified and begin her marketing career, while earning a wage. Luckily for Megan, she has had […]

Changes for Non-Levy Employers

Changes for Non-Levy Employers

Employers who don’t currently pay into the Apprenticeship Levy, have been paying a 10% contribution for Apprenticeship training for any learner aged 19+. This has now been halved by the government. As of the 1st of April the co-funding contribution will be 5%, making it even more cost effective to take on an Apprentice. The […]

National Minimum Wage Increase  – April 2019

National Minimum Wage Increase – April 2019

From 1st April 2019, the national minimum wage for Apprentices is increasing from £3.70 per hour to £3.90 per hour. This rate applies to Apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.   Hours Apprentices are paid for You must be paid for: Your normal working hours Training […]