Why taking on a Software Development Apprentice could be the right move for your tech company - whatever the future holds

Written on: 28 May 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

If the first quarter of 2020 has taught us anything, it's that we have no idea what the future holds. Few could have predicted the impact of the pandemic on our way of life and on the global economy. How things will progress in the coming months is yet to be determined, but whether your business..

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Jess, Jenson and the Terrible Twos

Written on: 12 May 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Working from home can be challenging, especially if you are also looking after a little one. We asked Jess, one of our Business Development Managers, to share her experiences of lockdown so far, and to tell us how she is balancing the demands of her work and her two-year-old son, Jenson.

My car..

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10 Reasons to Invest in Apprentices: Infographic

Written on: 29 April 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

During times like these, it can be hard to know what the future holds, especially when it comes to training and recruitment. We know the value that apprenticeship programmes can bring to organisations, whether through growing new talent or boosting the skills of existing staff - but then again, we..

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Coronavirus and your apprentice: Rules on furlough, wages and training

Written on: 21 April 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

We're all adapting to the new normal - trying to make sense out of these unforeseeable and ever-changing circumstances. There is a lot of information out there about furloughing, but where do apprentices fit into this guidance?

Are apprentices eligible for furlough?

According to UK Government..

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Be an IT support hero and earn while you learn: Become a Baltic Apprentice

Written on: 8 April 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

This is an exciting time to become a part of the IT crowd. Right now, IT professionals are on the front lines for businesses as they adapt to the Coronavirus situation.

From the helpdesk support advisor troubleshooting a remote worker's connectivity issue, to the IT technicians and support..

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An Apprentice's Guide to Working from Home during Coronavirus

Written on: 6 April 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

If you're an apprentice working in a digital or tech-sector job, you might find yourself working remotely during the Coronavirus pandemic. Working from home as an apprentice comes with a unique set of challenges, but you can set yourself up for success with our five key tips:

1. Set up your..

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Workforce development during Coronavirus: Affordable CPD for staff

Written on: 3 April 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

For managers and small business owners, the decision to furlough workers is not taken lightly. However, as the Coronavirus pandemic continues, these measures have quickly become a necessity for the protection of employees and of the business itself.

One in twenty people in the UK have lost a job..

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