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Articles with the Tag: "Business"

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The Art of Mentoring Apprentices: Adapting to Newcomers in the Business World

By Megan Pledger, Business Development Executive In many cases, apprentices are either new to the world of work or to a specific sector. This reality calls for a unique approach to mentoring. In this updated blog post, I will delve into how mentoring can be tailored to support those who are just beginning their professional […]


The Art of Mentoring: A Business Perspective

By Megan Pledger, Business Development Executive Effective mentoring is a cornerstone of a successful apprenticeship programme. In this blog post, I will explore the importance of mentoring for apprentices and how it can significantly benefit your business. The Role of a Mentor: A mentor in an apprenticeship programme is more than just a supervisor. They […]


Navigating Legal and Regulatory Requirements for Employers with Apprentices

By Megan Pledger, Business Development Executive When it comes to taking on apprentices, it’s crucial for employers to understand and comply with the legal and regulatory requirements. This blog post aims to provide a clear overview of these requirements to ensure a smooth and compliant apprenticeship process. Understanding the Apprenticeship Agreement: A key legal requirement […]


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The Business Advantages of Embracing Apprenticeships

By Megan Pledger, Business Development Executive Today, I want to explore the substantial benefits that apprenticeships can offer to your business. By embracing apprenticeships, companies can gain a competitive edge, foster innovation, and build a skilled workforce that’s aligned with their specific needs. 1. Bridging the Skills Gap: One of the most significant benefits of […]


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Navigating Support and Responsibilities for Employers with Apprentices

By Megan Pledger, Business Development Executive A common question from employers considering apprenticeships is about the support they can expect and their responsibilities in this journey. This blog aims to clarify these aspects, ensuring a smooth and beneficial apprenticeship experience for both employers and apprentices. Employer Responsibilities in Apprenticeships: The key responsibilities of an employer […]


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Understanding the Time Commitment for Employers in Apprenticeships

By Megan Pledger, Business Development Executive One of the key concerns for employers considering apprenticeships is understanding the time commitment involved. In this blog post, I’ll break down what you can expect in terms of time investment when you take on an apprentice. Balancing Work and Training: Apprenticeships are designed to blend on-the-job training with […]


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Navigating the Costs and Funding of Apprenticeships: A Guide for Businesses

By Megan Pledger, Business Development Executive As a Business Development Executive at The College of Animal Welfare and CAW Business School I often engage with businesses who are keen to understand the financial implications of taking on an apprentice. In this blog post, I’ll guide you through the costs and funding associated with apprenticeships, highlighting […]


Start your career in administration here at CAW!

Here at CAW we have an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our team at our head office here in Godmanchester. Working at our head office as a full-time Business Administration Apprentice is a an incredible chance to be able to work within a supportive training environment – for the very provider that you […]


How to Welcome your New Year’s New Staff

Mark Hedberg, DrMedVet MRCVS Well, that was quite the New Year’s Bash you had at your workplace! Still, the work-week has reared its ugly head. You’ve managed to shake off the headache, taken down the bunting, and you’ve successfully removed the HR bloke from where the accountants gaffer taped him to the side of the […]


How Much Does Stress Cost You?

Mark Hedberg, DrMedVet MRCVS   Ask anybody about stress in their job and you’ll get responses ranging from eye-rolls to the classic dry humor that Britain is famous for. Long hours, high stress situations (emergencies or unplanned extra work!!) and poor pay (the UK National Minimum Wage is less than £12,000/pa after tax1) combine to […]