Dive into Data Bootcamp: How Can Your Business Benefit?

Written on: 3 December 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

The demand for data talent is skyrocketing. 86% of managers report having difficulty hiring talent in this area, but without people who can dive into your data, your data cannot work for you.

It's clear that change is needed, and we're about to deliver a data skills explosion within the Leeds City..

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Levy Transfer: YHA Donates Levy Funds To Save Apprenticeship

Written on: 2 December 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Derbyshire-based charity, YHA England & Wales, have shared their apprenticeship funding pot to save an apprenticeship opportunity in another organisation.

YHA generously transferred £15,000 from their Apprenticeship Levy fund to enable a Coventry tech company to keep a Level 4 Data apprenticeship..

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Kickstart or Apprenticeship Incentives: Which Funding is Right for Your Business?

Written on: 25 November 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

The Kickstart Scheme and extra apprenticeship funding incentives were announced on the same day as part of the UK Chancellor's Plan for Jobs. For businesses reacting to the Coronavirus pandemic, these schemes offer financial support alongside the opportunity to create jobs for young people.

The..

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From Apprentice to Director: Brooke's Career Reaches New Heights with Baltic

Written on: 16 November 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

When Brooke Urwin started her career at Baltic back in 2011 as a Telesales and Marketing apprentice, she had no idea that she would one day become a company Director.

Brooke, 26, has risen through the ranks to the brand new role of Customer Success Director at our Head Office in Newton Aycliffe.

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Employer Success Stories: Data Apprenticeships at Aviva

Written on: 28 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Aviva are an organisation that place apprenticeships at the centre of their staff training and development strategy. At Baltic, we've been working in partnership with Aviva for several years, delivering training and support for their Software Development and Data Analyst apprentices.

As with many..

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Baltic Apprenticeships named Dynamo Skills Developer of the Year 2020

Written on: 19 October 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Baltic Apprenticeships were crowned the winners of the Dynamo Skills Developer Award at a virtual ceremony on the 14th October 2020.

The Dynamites are an annual award ceremony, organised by Dynamo North East, a regional network of IT and tech organisations dedicated to the continued growth of the..

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Catalyst for Change: Meet our North East Engagement Team

Written on: 15 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

We’re so excited to introduce our North East Employer Engagement Team. This dedicated team brings together over 21 years of combined expertise in apprenticeships, channelling this knowledge directly into the North East digital tech sector.

Alice, Craig, Lee and Scott are based in our new Baltic..

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Getting Started with Data: Q&A with Steve Caughey

Written on: 14 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Today, businesses are collecting all kinds of data: from sensors, sales, social media and software systems. But how can your organisation make the most of this data to drive innovation, optimise for efficiency, and inform your decision making?

“The problem is that businesses know there’s a huge..

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Unlock the Power of Data: New Apprenticeship Programmes from Baltic

Written on: 5 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

The power of data is undeniable. When used to its full potential, data generates insight, identifies inefficiency, and drives innovation. Demand for data analysts is growing. But the UK's data science sector is facing a skills crisis, with 86% of managers reporting difficulties hiring talent in..

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