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EE Smith celebrates four decades of its apprenticeship partnership with Leicester College

Specialist interior fit-out contractor and NAS Member, EE Smith Contracts Ltd, is celebrating four decades of its apprenticeship partnership with Leicester College recruiting 15 youngsters despite Covid-19. John Richardson was among the first apprentices that EE Smith Contracts Ltd sent to the former Southfield College – which became known as Leicester College in 1999 – …

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Five Minutes With Gail Hounslea, Chairman of the Ladder Association and Managing Director of Ladderstore

    As part of the NAS’ Working at Height Week, we are grateful to have had the opportunity to spend (a virtual!) Five Minutes With Gail Hounslea, Chairman of the Ladder Association and Managing Director of Ladderstore. 1. How did you first come into this industry? I started a company, Ladderstore, in 2004 to …

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5 Minutes With Steve Booker, Managing Director and Senior Instructor at Kentec Training Ltd

    This week we are spending Five Minutes With Steve Booker, the Managing Director and a Senior Instructor at Kentec Training Ltd. Kentec recently joined the NAS as our latest Approved Training Provider. Steve, congratulations on becoming a NAS Approved Training Provider. What is the best way for NAS Members to book one of …

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Safeguarding apprentices – apprenticeship funding, guidance and webinars

Amid the current skills shortage, it is essential that the construction industry safeguards apprentices with formal apprenticeships. In the Retaining Talent in Construction Survey carried out by Build UK on behalf of the Construction Leadership Council, results in June showed that 43% of apprentices were currently furloughed, with 6.7% likely to lose their jobs by …

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