Over two million apprenticeships have been created in the UK since 2010, including 4,780 in Sutton, which local MP Paul Burstow has hailed as a major success.
90 companies in Sutton have taken advantage of the Government's Apprenticeship Grant, which provides £1,500 to small businesses who take on an apprentice.
Local MP Paul Burstow chaired a report with support from the LGiU think-tank and home care provider Mears Group, which argues that councils’ limited resources combined with the care agencies’ poor employment practices leads to the exploitation of care workers, high staff turnover, and poor quality care. It further highlights the severity of the home care crisis, and the desperate need for an immediate course of action.
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