Stratum is the leading training provider in South Wales and the only Microsoft Gold Partner for Learning Solutions in the region - one of just six in the UK. We are also an ILM-approved training centre.
In August 2013 the National Apprenticeship Service revealed that up to 20,000 apprenticeships are now available online - and last month the UK Government announced a new £40M funding injection to increase higher apprenticeship numbers by 20,000. But with all the bad press around apprenticeships in the past 12 months, is this a good thing?
Brand new digital taste technology will now allow users to "sample" food - allowing all food programme fans alike to answer their age-old question of "Does it taste as good as it looks?"
In December we published a blog advocating the benefits of creating and implementing a training strategy, well now we look at how to do this effectively so that you can get your training plan for 2014-2015 in the bag.
46% of food and drink manufacturing professionals have said that their company don't have candidates with high skills levels - particularly within shift manager and product development roles.
The business environment is rapidly changing and people need to be on top of their work more than ever. Employees need to be able to seize opportunities with both hands if they want to move up the career ladder as quickly as they can. But, they also need to be able to think strategically and have a broad perspective and awareness of their surroundings. This all comes down to the skills they learn in the workplace and their managerial and leadership qualities.