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How Further Education Can Benefit your Business

By Graham Hoyle OBE, Chief Executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers. With this year firmly underway, many businesses are likely to be looking at their resourcing capacity for this year and considering recruitment needs. With restricted budgets most likely in place, there is a need for many employers to recruit in a more efficient way, in order to gain the best out of the available resources. One cost-effective option is to take on staff who need to be invested in and trained while on the job. Further education (FE) engages with over three million people each year, yet many employers have little knowledge of what it covers, or what skills those with FE qualifications can bring to the workplace. Further education is a term that applies to learning in colleges (tradit... »