How to Set your Apprentice Up for Success

Written on: 25 January 2023

Written by: Millie Whiteoak

Being a manager is demanding at the best of times, but managing an apprentice takes a little bit more time and patience. If you have decided to grow your team by hiring an apprentice, it is now part of your responsibility to lead them to success. Developing your apprentice is extremely beneficial,..

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Top Skills to Look for in an Apprentice Candidate

Written on: 11 January 2023

Written by: Lydia Chilton

When hiring an apprentice, you should bear in mind that whilst having technical knowledge and experience is beneficial, it isn’t the only thing that makes a great employee.

Some skills aren’t taught in school curriculums. Skills such as organisation, time management, enthusiasm, teamwork,..

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Continuing Professional Development after your Apprentice Completes their Programme

Written on: 21 December 2022

Written by: Lydia Chilton

As your apprentice comes to the end of their Apprenticeship programme, it is easy to feel like your work as an employer is done… but is there more you can do for their professional development? To put it plainly, the answer is always YES.

Learning is a lifelong process; the world (and how we know..

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Apprenticeships VS. Graduate Schemes: How to Hire Right for Your Business

Written on: 15 December 2022

Written by: Lydia Chilton

Investing in new talent is paramount for your company’s growth. It is essential for futureproofing your organisation against exterior influences and ensures your business will still be viable for future generations.

Apprenticeships and Graduate Schemes are both popular ways to insert new talent..

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Making the Most of Your Apprenticeship Levy

Written on: 1 December 2022

Written by: Millie Whiteoak

As your organisation grows and your annual wage bill hits the £3m threshold, you will begin making Apprenticeship Levy contributions. In this blog, we’ll take you through everything a new levy-paying organisation needs to know. We’ll cover how to calculate and access your levy funds, what levy..

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Apprentice of the Month - November 2022

Written on: 30 November 2022

Written by: Millie Whiteoak

Another month, another stand out apprentice!

As we enter December, we wanted to highlight some more of our incredible apprentices and the ways in which they have made a positive impact to their workplace.

The days might be getting darker, but our apprentices are shining brighter than ever.

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The Manager's Guide to Apprentice Wellbeing

Written on: 14 October 2022

Written by: Millie Whiteoak

Employee wellbeing should be at the top of every manager’s priority list and it's important to know the support available for apprentices before you welcome one into your team.

In this blog, we're diving into the steps you can take to make sure that your apprentice is having a positive experience..

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Apprentice of the Month - September 2022

Written on: 30 September 2022

Written by: Millie Whiteoak

As September comes to an end, Autumn has now arrived, and our Apprentice of the Month award has returned!

Here at Baltic, we love hearing about our apprentices achievements. Over the past month we have received some outstanding nominations from our employers, so let’s get started and highlight..

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