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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 …


10,000 jobs boost for Life Sciences in the West Midlands

28 Apr 2021

The region’s growing Life Sciences sector is paving the way for thousands of jobs over the next decade, a skills report published today shows. Produced by employer-led local skills group The Scienc…More …


New £20 million fund to grow UK life sciences manufacturing opens for applications

07 Apr 2021

Life science companies can now apply to the new £20 million fund to expand manufacturing in the UK, Minister Nadhim Zahawi announced today (Wednesday 7 April). Applications open for new £20 million…More …


Leading UK businesses and researchers in £75 million collaboration to create technologies of the future

06 Apr 2021

Nine innovative business-led research partnerships to develop technologies such as accelerated medicine discovery, green household products and sensor technology for drivers. Nine innovative busine…More …


IfATE: New flexibilities survey launches

01 Apr 2021

A new survey on the COVID-19 flexibilities has been launched to give everyone across the apprenticeship sector the chance to share their views.The Institute is calling on employers, apprentices, end-p…More …


GSK to support manufacture of Novavax’ COVID-19 vaccine

30 Mar 2021

GSK to support manufacture of up to 60 million doses of Novavax’ COVID-19 vaccine Manufacturing to take place at GSK UK facility at Barnard Castle GSK has reached an agreement in princip…More …


Intra-company Transfers: call for evidence

24 Mar 2021

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has launched a call for evidence to seek stakeholders' views on the Intra-company Transfer (ICT) immigration route. This consultation closes at: 11:45pm on 15 J…More …


A new Science Industry Partnership for the West Midlands

18 Mar 2021

Businesses in the Health and Medical Technology sector are being invited to join the newly formed Science Industry Partnership for the West Midlands (SIP West Midlands).  The employer-led group will…More …


Building back together - Liverpool John Moores University

16 Mar 2021

LJMU has a long history of supporting local small companies. They have promoted graduate retention in the Liverpool City Region for over 20 years and LJMU know that students and graduates are an impor…More …


Have Your Say on Levy flexibilities

09 Mar 2021

Following the launch of the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) Apprenticeship Survey 2020 report, the SIP Apprenticeship Strategy Group is now working with Government to explore possible options aroun…More …


New report: Putting workforce diversity at the heart of the Life Sciences sector

04 Mar 2021

To coincide with National Careers Week, the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) a powerful employer-led membership body supported by Cogent Skills, has launched its first report on Equality Diversity a…More …


Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivers his spring budget

04 Mar 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his spring budget yesterday and confirmed a number of new investments for the further education and skills sector. Below are some key takeaways:  Skills Incentive…More …


Opportunity North East: Improving educational outcomes in the North East of England

01 Mar 2021

Opportunity North East (ONE) is a three year, £24 million project, sponsored by the Department for Education. ONE is part of the Department of Education’s commitment to improve education and boost pro…More …


More young people are taking STEM subjects than ever before

24 Feb 2021

More young people are taking science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) subjects at university than ever before, according to statistics published last week by UCAS. Since 2011, there has bee…More …


Teesside University biocentre, based in Darlington, to be national training centre

17 Feb 2021

A North East bioscience centre has been selected to deliver cutting-edge training in cell and gene therapy and vaccine manufacturing. Teesside University’s National Horizons Centre (NHC) has been sel…More …


SIP Liverpool Plus Careers Outreach Guide Launched

17 Feb 2021

In February 2021, the SIP published it's Careers Outreach Guide for the SIP Liverpool Plus group. Working with great organisations from across the North West, including Universities to create a compre…More …


Science industry employers reveal new ambitions for Apprenticeships following latest survey results

08 Feb 2021

The Science Industry Partnership (SIP), supported by Cogent Skills, a powerful employer-led membership alliance, has today (Monday 8 February) announced its latest Apprenticeship Survey findings and t…More …


Raising aspirations through a new mentoring programme

05 Feb 2021

The STEM Ambassador programme, in partnership with Brightside, is launching a national online mentoring scheme to support young people aged 16-18 who are interested in STEM. Available from end of Feb…More …


Business Insights Session: Plan for Jobs

04 Feb 2021

An opportunity for North East businesses to find out more about each of the crucial elements of Government’s ‘Plan for Jobs’. About this Event Join the North East Local Enterpris…More …


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