Returning to Work: How to Energise Your Team and Beat the Furlough Fog

Written on: 1 July 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

After weeks of handling the challenges of remote-working, furlough, Zoom-School and delivery-slot roulette, a growing number are launching their new normal and making a cautious return to office life.

Guiding your team through this transition isn’t an easy task – let’s face it. Working patterns..

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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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Last chance to train your team with a Level 4 Framework Apprenticeship

Written on: 14 April 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

The last few weeks have left many organisations with the primary focus of adapting to the new normal, as new priorities arise with each news briefing.

However, this hectic phase will pass - and soon organisations will start to look to the future, and begin to plan ways to thrive in the long term...

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How Baltic can support you with recruitment while working remotely

Written on: 31 March 2020

Written by: Shae Dickman

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing and stay at home measures have resulted in many businesses switching to fully remote operations - but what impact does this have on recruitment?

IT and tech teams are proving they are business heroes during these unprecedented times, the..

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IT Support are the Business Heroes of Coronavirus: How can we support them?

Written on: 25 March 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

In the last week, the UK’s businesses have faced more change, uncertainty and pressing action than most will see in years. Almost overnight, entire sectors have had to rethink their fundamental methods of doing business, and many organisations have had to manage a rapid transition towards..

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Guide to getting the best from your apprentice when working from home

Written on: 20 March 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

The Coronavirus outbreak has resulted in a crash-course in remote working for many of us. In some cases, offices have closed with less than 24 hours warning, leaving a lot of people – including apprentices – scrambling to set up a functioning office system from their sofa.

It’s a strange and..

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Coronavirus Update

Written on: 13 March 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Coronavirus: Update for Learners and Employers with Baltic Apprenticeships

In light of the recent Public Health announcements on Coronavirus (COVID-19), we'd like to take this opportunity to reassure our learners and employers that Baltic Apprenticeships is continuing to operate, with minimal..

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Written on: 3 February 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

This week is an exciting opportunity to celebrate all things apprenticeships – as if we needed an excuse! The theme for the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week is:

Look Beyond

This means we’re looking beyond traditional education, looking beyond outdated hiring routes, and looking beyond..

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How apprentices can fill key roles within your software development team

Written on: 23 January 2020

Written by: Freya King

If you, like many employers, are struggling to recruit within your software development team, apprenticeships could be the solution you’re looking for. By growing your own talent, you can support the next generation of tech workers and future-proof your business all in one fell swoop.



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