Leadership 2020 Season One Podcasts

Leadership 2020 is a Corndel produced podcast for leaders and managers, who work in a variety of industries across the UK. The show is hosted by Corndel’s Clare Carpenter, who brings her own expertise in strategy and operational excellence from global boardrooms.  In Season One, Clare chats to nine CEOs, Heads of Strategic Partnerships, COOs…

Making the case for High Quality Apprenticeships

In this week’s Education Investor, our CEO Sean, makes the case for High Quality Apprenticeships and challenges the view that Apprenticeships are an either/or with regards to training new or existing staff. Sean champions the Corndel philosophy that brilliant training across every role, from entry through to CEO, is a cornerstone to the success of…

The importance of upskilling managers

Apprenticeships are never far from the news at the moment as businesses continue to adapt to the introduction of the new Levy. Cutting through a lot of noise, I was interested to hear the Skills Minister, Anne Milton, on Radio 4’s Moneybox programme earlier in the week, talking about the importance of using the Levy…

The Challenger Apprenticeship Providers

The old world of apprenticeships is over. No longer are training providers given money directly by the Skills Funding Agency. It is now employers that decide what training providers they want to use and what training provision they wish to purchase. This profound change in the way that provision is selected is giving rise to…

The Apprenticeship Levy is Born

Today marks the start of the new tax year, and a landmark moment for education and training in the UK. For decades, successive Governments have worried about how to close the productivity gap with the US and Europe – now standing at between 22 and 26% One ongoing debate has been about how to encourage…