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New City Office

27 Jul

Mitre is celebrating the opening of a new office in the very heart of the City of London. The office, based on Bishopsgate, is an ideal location to support the companys growing training team and client base and supersedes its office in St James which it has now outgrown. The location, right next to Liverpool St Station, is an ideal location to support existing clients including Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Queens Park Rangers Football Club, Fulham Football Club, Arsenal Football Club and London...

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Apprenticeship Levy - How Mitre Can Help

27 Jul

As market leaders in Apprenticeships we are here to help you throughall elements of the planning, identification, development and implementation of the Levy and your Apprenticeship training programmes. We are here to: Provide guidance & tailored advice for your company Support you through preparation and implementation of the Levy Identify and Design programmes that work for you and maximises the value of funding you have access to Manage Levy/Apprenticeship training payments whether you...

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Apprenticeship Levy - Information

27 Jul

As market leaders for Apprenticeships we are here to help you understand the Levy and support you to identify and deliver the Apprenticeships you need. What is the Levy? From Spring 2017 the way the Government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Large employers with an annual payroll >£3m will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy. This will be collected by HMRC from April 2017 and calculated at 0.5% of payroll. In return, these Levy-paying employers will have a Digital Account from...

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Sports & Stadia Programmes 2016/17

04 Jul

The Mitre team have been busy developing and refining their programmes ready for the 2016/17 season and these can now be found in the new Sports & Stadia brochure. The brochure outlines our Apprenticeships, Community Education and Overseas programmes as well as Workforce development programmes including Coach Education, Sports Development, Youth Work, Management and Leadership, Cyber Security, Stadia Safety, Health and Safety and First Aid.

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SFA Funding Rules Update 2016 2017

04 Jul

What you need to know about the SFA's 2016-2017 Funding Rules and how they affect the way education and training is funded for employed and unemployed individuals in England The Skills Funding Agency has recently published their new funding guidance for the 2016-2017 Academic Year (viewed here). With the aim of simplifying the funding rules to reflect the plans for the devolution of skills and reform of apprenticeships they have produced a suite of funding rule documents. Key features to be aware of are from...

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Adrian Bevington Appointed As Associate Director

04 Jul

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The board of directors of Mitre Group today announced the appointment of Adrian Bevington as Associate Director with the company with immediate effect. Adrian was the Former English Football Association Managing Director of England National Teams and Director of Communications. He is currently UK and Global consultant to clubs, associations, owners, and sports rights companies and has experience of working at the past five FIFA World Cups 19982014. In South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 Adrian was Senior English...

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Sue Receives MBE

04 Jul

We are delighted to announce that Sue Liburd one of our Directors has been recognised for her work with an MBE in the New Years Honours list. Congratulations to Sue from all your colleagues on such a fantastic and well deserved achievement. Sue had this to say. "I am thrilled to have received this honour and hundreds of truly humbling congratulations in recognition of my contribution to business and charitable organisations.Many years ago I made a quiet promise to myself that my purpose in life is to help...

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Achieving Excellence At Grimsby Town FC

04 Jul

Over 100 certificates of achievementhave been awarded to members of staff from Grimsby Town FC after successfully completing a tailor-made learning programme at the club. Mitre worked with Grimsby Town to design a unique course that covers a wide range of topics pertinent to the club. Club employees were engaged in topics including equality and diversity, spectator safety and customer service. Many members of staff were also able to take part in a specially-designed management workforce development...

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New Sports Leaders Hit The Field

04 Jul

A new generation of sports leaders is hitting the sports clubs and fields of the UK after celebrating the completion of their qualifications this month.Over 285 certificates were awarded by Mitre to students who have worked hard over the past academic yearto achieve success in topics ranging from communication skills to positive mentoring. Over the past year, Mitres tutors have worked closely with the learners to coach them through their studies while they continue to work within partner organisations...

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High-flying Adventures

04 Jul

A group of young apprentices with a taste for adventure took on the challenge of Mitres annual outdoor expedition earlier this month. From caving to abseiling and tackling the high ropes, no challenge was too great for the plucky apprentices fromDerby County Community Trust, The Albion Foundation andTottenham Hotspur Foundation. Each of the apprentices on the week-long course is studying for nationally accredited qualifications throughMitres Regional Apprenticeship Programme. This years residential...

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