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Chancellor announces 2021 budget and spending review

28 Oct 2021

The UK Government announced its latest spending plans yesterday, with the launch of the 2021 Budget and 2021 Spending Review. This included numerous policy updates, with some notable announcements in…More …


Why Careers Outreach in Science is Ready for Switching Up

26 Oct 2021

by Rachel Brickell, Careers Manager at Cogent Skills. To access the full article you can download via this link   Summary. This is an exciting time to be involved in careers outreach for the science i…More …


New partnership set to inspire the next generation of scientific talent

20 Oct 2021

STEM Ambassadors and the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) have announced a new collaboration to support employers in developing a pipeline of future workforce talent. The STEM Ambassador programme…More …


Careers Taskforce created to inspire the next generation of scientific talent

19 Oct 2021

The Science Industry Partnership has announced a new SIP Careers Taskforce – which will oversee the delivery of careers outreach activity designed to attract young people into the science industries. …More …


CAMS Virtual Poster Competition 2021 - Now Open

07 Oct 2021

The Community for Analytical Measurement Science (CAMS) is excited to announce the launch of this year's virtual poster competition, which is now open and running until 19 Nov 2021.Applicants are invi…More …


Chancellor extends Kickstart scheme and apprenticeship employer incentives

07 Oct 2021

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended cash incentives for hiring new apprentices alongside his Kickstart scheme as part of a £500 million jobs support package. The £3,000 cash incentive for every a…More …


Cabinet Re-shuffle: Michelle Donelan named Minister of State for Further Education.

29 Sep 2021

Former universities minister Michelle Donelan has been named Minister of State for Further and Higher Education. The new appointment was confirmed last week in a joint message to the sector with Alex…More …


The T Level Industry Placement What do I need to know as an employer?

13 Sep 2021

An employer guide ahead of the launch of the new Science T Level this September.   T Levels are a new 2-year full time course being introduced throughout the country. The course is a blend of classr…More …


The T Level Industry Placement What do I need to know as an employer?

13 Sep 2021

An employer guide ahead of the launch of the new Science T Level this September.   T Levels are a new 2-year full time course being introduced throughout the country. The course is a blend of classr…More …


Blog 3- The T Level Industry Placement: What do I need to know as an employer?

13 Sep 2021

An employer guide ahead of the launch of the new Science T Level this September. T Levels are a new 2-year full time course being introduced throughout the country. The course is a blend of classroom…More …


Mixed blessings from Engineering and Manufacturing Route Review

13 Sep 2021

The trailblazer groups from Science Manufacturing Process Operator (SMPO), Science Manufacturing Technician (SMT) and Science Industry Maintenance Technician (SIMT) received their letters detailing th…More …


What’s in store for degree level apprenticeships?

27 Aug 2021

Tuesday 7th September.  1.00pm Join this live online briefing, as we look through the latest proposals for degree apprenticeships to find out how the planned changes will impact employers across the…More …


Take the UK Chemical Industry Skills Survey

25 Aug 2021

This timely ‘UK Chemical Industry Skills Survey’ serves to provide an invaluable ‘current’ measure of the sector’s readiness to meet tomorrow’s demanding business and operational skills requirements,…More …


Degree Apprenticeship Consultation Event

03 Aug 2021

Come to an industry-wide briefing to hear about the Degree Apprenticeship consultation. Discuss with colleagues the pros and cons of the proposed changes and help us shape our responseIfATE rationale…More …


Skills Incentives- What is available to employers? Blog 3

20 Jul 2021

Rachel Roby, Strategic Apprenticeship Lead at Cogent Skills takes us through the Government’s range of incentive payments to support employers taking on new learners. Find out what support is availabl…More …


Skills Incentives- What is available to employers? Blog 2

19 Jul 2021

Rachel Roby, Strategic Apprenticeship Lead at Cogent Skills takes us through the Government’s range of incentive payments to support employers taking on new learners. Find out what support is availabl…More …


ESFA Funding Rules 2021

15 Jul 2021

Cogent Skills recently held an apprenticeship funding webinar. The session looked at some of the upcoming funding changes announced by the ESFA, how they might impact your own apprenticeship activity…More …


Skills Incentives- What is available to employers? Blog 1

15 Jul 2021

Rachel Roby, Strategic Apprenticeship Lead at Cogent Skills takes us through the Government’s range of incentive payments to support employers taking on new learners. Find out which incentives are ava…More …


Science Industry Partnership responds to Government publication of UK Life Sciences Vision

09 Jul 2021

Developing a high-skilled workforce and strong pipeline of talent across industry, academia and the NHS will be central to delivering the new Life Sciences vision and a successful 10 year strategy to…More …


PM Announces new Ministerial Council and the Office for Science and Technology Strategy.

21 Jun 2021

The Prime Minister has made an announcement on a new ministerial council and the Office for Science and Technology Strategy. Boris Johnson has introduced plans to ensure the UK’s world-leading scienc…More …


Employer Skills Funding Guide

04 Jun 2021

A new Employer Skills Funding Guide has been published by Cogent Skills for the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group and the Science Industry Partnership. The Guide signposts employers to a range of funding…More …


Intra-Company Transfer Update

28 May 2021

The Migration Advisory Committee have been commissioned by the Government to conduct a study of the Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) immigration route to advise on the operation and effectiveness of that…More …


Skills and Post-16 Education Bill published

19 May 2021

The Government has now published the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill.  The new Bill includes measures that: Provide for a statutory underpinning for local skills improvement plans, introducing a…More …


New legislation released today by parliament will revolutionise training, skills, and education in England.

18 May 2021

The skills and Post-16 Education Bill will support reforms to post-16 education so that people can get the skills needed to access good jobs. New figures show that further and technical education is e…More …


Webinar: Apprenticeships for your existing workforce

18 May 2021

Developing an apprenticeship programme for your existing workforce can be a complex and resource intensive exercise. In this interactive webinar, we’ll discuss why apprenticeships aren’t just for new…More …


Webinar: Practical support for building your own careers outreach programme

13 May 2021

With the shortage of STEM skills well documented, science based employers have an opportunity to work together to inspire young people and build a pipeline of future industry talent. In this practical…More …


Intra-Company Transfer immigration route consultation

13 May 2021

The Migration Advisory Committee have been commissioned by the Government to undertake a study of the Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) immigration route in order to advise on the operation and effectivene…More …


Rethinking Employability – Preparing young people for the future of work

11 May 2021

Edge and Envision recently hosted an interactive seminar on the topic "Rethinking Employability - Preparing young people for the future of work". Chaired by broadcaster and educational change ad…More …


Queen’s Speech: Post pandemic skills reform

11 May 2021

As you may have seen in the news, reforms to skills and training opportunities have been unveiled in the Queen’s Speech today.  The Government’s new legislative programme aims to support the nation’s…More …


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