In the 2015 Autumn Statement George Osborne announced a new apprenticeship levy on employers with the aim of covering the cost of apprentices’ training. The levy will apply to larger companies in the creative and cultural sector.
Blog posts from industry and education leaders about our Building a Creative Nation campaign – championing youth employment and fair access in the creative industries.
Southbank Centre makes the apprenticeship case
The impact of Creative Choices events
Why creative employment is tough for young people
New costume centre is helping make craft glamorous
Employers must take an active role in skills
If you work in Scottish craft, take our survey.
Winning a Creative & Cultural Skills Award
Ian Goldthorpe, Amersham and Wycombe College
Last chance to apply for CEP funding
Join us for this important review
The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Scheme
Craft makers: help us forge a new qualification
Funding to employ an intern or an apprentice
The Creative Training and Delivery Event
A review of the 2015 Election manifestos
Trustees reflect on our work in this short video
The need to ‘make a job’ rather than apply for one
What do case studies tell us about collaboration?
A new approach to vocational training
How this collaboration came about
Creating networks committed to improving skills
From skills needs to economic contribution
How we use the space to provide opportunities
The story of The Backstage Centre
How and why we have supported paid internships
How we helped SMEs deal with skills challenges
The story of our careers advice offer
How we started and grew creative apprenticeships
We need wider cultural sectoral engagement
Teaching transferable skills for creative careers
Why taking on young people makes commercial sense
What do the new economic figures mean?
Making it easier for employers to recruit in 2015
We will be running the sector's National College
We must recruit diverse talent to the workforce
A new champion of the UK’s creative sector
Students take part in 'Working a Record Label'
I am delighted to announce that Arts Council England has extended the Creative Employment Programme to March 2016, which is fantastic news for all involved.
Launch of the Crafts Council Education Manifesto
A response to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan
The sixth Asia-Europe Culture Ministers' Meeting
Unemployment is decreasing
New forum to tackle skills issues
What is being said about creative skills?
Why further education is so vital
New apprenticeship reforms for craft
Developing the first UK creative apprenticeships
Collections Trust seeking partners for funding bid
Here are 3 things we think they should do
Congratulations to Creative Skillset
The launch of Create UK
A response to DCMS employment stats
Young people need more opportunities to work
Celebrating the creative business hub in Thurrock
We recently hosted David Cameron and Ed Miliband
Training young people for the design workplace
The creative sector in Scotland.
The Mayor of London backs the campaign
What does the future hold for craft?
Can can we boost innovation in Northern Ireland?
Can the creative economy take new talent and jobs?
New opportunities for young apprentices in Wales.
Is there a long-term strategy of support for the creative industries?
‘Building a Creative Nation’ launches in Northern Ireland
Last week we were joined by 200 guests to launch o
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