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4 Steps to Working Effectively At Home

It’s a misunderstood factor that working from home can cause a lot more disruption than at your desk in the office. From pets to housework, not forgetting that box of celebrations in the fridge, suddenly that chatty co-worker at the office doesn’t seem like much of a distraction after all. So, how can you stay…

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Case Study: Changing the face of construction

CT Skills were pleased to meet with 18 year old, Lauren Congrave who was ready to start a career in the construction industry but lacked the qualifications required to allow her to work on site. At the beginning of 2020, Lauren decided to search for an opportunity which would allow her to work in a…

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Bridging the Industrial Skills Gap with the Levy

Over 110,000 East Midlands people are employed within the Industrial and Manufacturing sector. 46% of these jobs are within levy organisations who all have access to staff training funded by their levy contributions. So with such significant levy funding available, why is the skills gap within the Industrial and Manufacturing sector still the biggest barrier…

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Managing Turnover Within A Sales Team

The average sales turnover rate is 35%, compared to an average turnover rate for all industries of 13%. The truth is there is no one reason for this but there are a few steps you can take immediately to ensure that you are confident your team aren’t leaving due to dissatisfaction.  Ask yourself if you are consistently following…

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Press Release: CT Skills celebrates the success of their annual apprenticeship awards ceremony.

Midlands training provider, CT Skills kick started National Apprenticeship Week 2020 with their annual ‘Made in the Midlands’ apprenticeship awards ceremony at their Head Office in Beeston on Monday 03rd February. In celebration of National Apprentice Week, the awards received over 100 nominations from local employers including Node4, J Tomlinson, Scarsdale Vets, Framework Housing, George…

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CT Skills X National Apprenticeship Week 2020

National Apprenticeship Week is just around the corner and CT Skills are aiming for the most successful week yet. Revolved around apprentices who work for businesses and companies in the UK, National Apprenticeship Week is an annual week long event which highlights apprenticeships and success stories. Employers who have hired apprentices also use the event…