29th January 2019

APPG Report - boost apprenticeship access for women

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The All Party Parliamentary Group on Women and Work recently launched its report - How to recruit women for the 21st Century. The report was based on a years long research project, which was jointly chaired by MPs Jess Phillips and Gillian Keegan.

The findings of the report called for the government to:

  • Start up an apprenticeship bursary fund to provide access to training the poorest women and other under-represented groups
  • Use the fund to support transport costs for apprenticeships
  • Broaden the apprenticeship levy funding, so it can used to train female contractors, freelancers and agency workers

You can read Personal Today's full article here