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Government makes it easier to take on apprentices

Vince Cable has announced new measures to ensure more young people benefit from an apprenticeship, and to help employers gain the skilled workers they need to grow.

As part of the Government’s plan for growth, Ministers are taking action to make it easier for companies to take on apprentices, and ensure that the quality of apprenticeships is continually improved.

TV programmes encourage new entrepreneurs

Rising coverage of entrepreneurs in the media is helping to persuade more people to consider a career as their own boss, new research published today by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) shows.