55 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England remain steady

Headline news and latest reflections I predicted at the end of last week’s blog that the immediate post-Easter period was likely to be relatively quiet. However, given that it was a four-day week too, the actual outcome was only slightly below par with 97 new vacancies recorded. Once again it was also good to see … Continue reading 55 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England remain steady

54 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England soar again

Headline news and latest reflections I was going to take the whole Easter weekend off, but Week 54 was so eventful that I couldn't sit back and not record it. The headlines are: 200+ Adult Nursing DAs with Spire Healthcare across 35 hospitals in England20 Creative Digital Design DAs at IBM’s Services Centre in Leicester15 … Continue reading 54 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England soar again

53 weeks after the start of lockdown: update on Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England

Headline news and latest reflections Following last week’s ‘anniversary edition’, the positive message has been sustained with a further 160 new vacancies added to my listings this week. I have also corrected an error in last week’s figures and have duly berated myself for it in the Headline data section below. Morrisons were especially prominent … Continue reading 53 weeks after the start of lockdown: update on Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England

One year after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England have recovered quite well

Headline news and latest reflections The first anniversary of lockdown is hardly a cause for celebration. However, I’m always grateful for small mercies and researching and posting this weekly blog for the past ten months has helped to keep me motivated and inspired. In those gloomy early weeks of the pandemic, the number of new … Continue reading One year after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England have recovered quite well

51 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England remain steady-ish

Headline news and latest reflections With one more week to go before we can observe a whole year-on-year comparison, Week 51 was one of mixed fortunes. Higher Apprenticeships were relatively buoyant with 107 new vacancies, but it wasn’t so good for Degree Apprenticeships with only 21 new vacancies that had not been advertised previously.   … Continue reading 51 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England remain steady-ish

50 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England are still holding up

Headline news and latest reflections It’s been another quite positive week, boosted by the inclusion of vacancies across a range of locations posted by Big Four professional services giant KPMG, with whom I had the pleasure of working back in the days when they were first launching their apprenticeship programmes. Other highlights included 8 new … Continue reading 50 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England are still holding up

49 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England continue to hold up well

Headline news and latest reflections Coincidentally, Week 49 was especially notable for 49 degree apprenticeship vacancies posted by Dyson Institute in Wiltshire. However, I had already anticipated and recorded 45 of these earlier in the year, so I was only able to count the extra four in this week’s data. I should have been more … Continue reading 49 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England continue to hold up well

48 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England continue to do well

Headline news and latest reflections My positive news story keeps on delivering, with HAs performing especially well this week and DAs holding up very nicely too. ‘Career of the Week’ without a shadow of a doubt was Project Management Associates with 58 new vacancies. 30 of these were spread across the country with Highways England, … Continue reading 48 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England continue to do well

47 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England soar in National Apprenticeship Week

Headline news and latest reflections Over 350 new DA and HA vacancies were posted as the upward trend continued unabated during National Apprenticeship Week. #NAW2021 certainly came up with the goods! Whilst Greater London continued to be the most prolific hub with 70 new vacancies, the regions that stood out for punching above their weight … Continue reading 47 weeks after the start of lockdown: Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England soar in National Apprenticeship Week

46 weeks after the start of lockdown: good news about the impact of COVID-19 on Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England

Headline news and latest reflections To help launch National Apprenticeship Week, it’s great to be able to post yet another positive update about the number of new DAs and HAs.   I’ve been publishing these weekly blogs almost continuously since mid-May 2020 (this is the 37th in the series) and it was back on 1st … Continue reading 46 weeks after the start of lockdown: good news about the impact of COVID-19 on Higher & Degree Apprenticeship vacancies in England