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Lloyd’s Insurance Apprenticeships

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Our first programme was launched in September 2013 and is particularly relevant to school leavers who are keen to pursue a career in insurance and eager to start work without a university education experience.

The programme gives school leavers the opportunity to begin their career in one of the world’s best-known organisations. Our 15-month Apprenticeship programmes is designed to empower you to progress in the world of specialist insurance. As you rotate across the business, you’ll gain a 360°perspective into what life is like at Lloyd’s. On the Insurance programme, you could be investigating emerging risks, on the Marketing programme you could be shaping our messaging and on the HR programme, you could learn to build and develop top performing talent.

Aimed at students who want to start working after their A-Levels or equivalent, the programme combines employment with the achievement of a level 3 Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship, as well as an internationally recognised professional qualification with the Chartered Insurance Institute.

You’ll follow a structured programme with regular reviews, and will need to manage your time well to achieve excellent results in the timescales available.

Applications for 2018 Apprenticeship Programme are now open. You can find all the information, including where to apply, here.


Hospitality Careers Seminar with Burnett Global Education


Burnett Global

We invite you to join Burnett Global Education for an Hospitality Careers and Information Seminar by Les Roches Global Hospitality Education and Glion Institute of Higher Education.

This will take place at 19.00 on Tuesday 27th February 2018 at The Landmark Hotel, Marylebone Road, London.

In the seminar we will cover the following points:

  • Current and Emerging Career Pathways in Hospitality and Culinary Arts
  • Width and Scope of the Hospitality Industry
  • Why now is a great time to explore a Career in Hospitality
  • Undergraduate Degree Programs at Les Roches and Glion

This is a FREE event. We have limited seats available.
Please feel free to come with your parents.

Please e-mail Marcus Burnett ( if you would like to come.

About Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
Campuses: Switzerland, Spain, China and USA

About Glion Institute of Higher Education
Campuses: Switzerland and London

This is Engineering

This is Engineering

Want to help shape the future?

From the shoes you wear and the phone in your hand, through to the music you listen to and the games you play, engineering is at the heart of everything. It brings ideas to life and turns dreams into reality. Whether you’re into sports, beats, fashion, festivals, trainers or tech, there’s a place in engineering for you.

Supported by major engineering companies and professional associations, the This is Engineering campaign aims to bring engineering to life for young people and to highlight the breadth of engineering careers available by looking at some of the less usual areas of engineering including theatre, sport, fashion and virtual reality. In addition to information about engineering entry routes and requirements, there is advice about developing skills, organizing work experience and applying for grants and scholarships.

Futurewise / IF Careers Insight Events

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Inspiring Futures career insight events, which take place at businesses and universities, will give students the chance to network with employers, gain new skills and build their knowledge of a particular subject area. Forthcoming events include:


  • Law careers insight, Tuesday 3rd April 2018
  • Financial careers in the City, Wednesday 4th April 2018
  • Careers in marketing & PR, Thursday 5th April 2018
  • TV & film careers insight, Tuesday 10th April 2018
  • Careers using chemistry and biology, Tuesday 10th April 2018
  • Careers in business, Thursday 12th April 2018
  • Getting into veterinary medicine, Friday 13th April 2018


Students and parents can find more information and book places on the website:

Will robots really steal our jobs?


Pricewaterhousecoopers have written a report into the impact of automation on the future jobs market.

Financial services jobs could be relatively vulnerable to automation in the shorter term, while transport jobs are more vulnerable to automation in the longer term.

Source: PwC estimates based on OECD PIAAC data (median values for 29 countries)
In the long run, less well educated workers could be particularly exposed to automation, emphasising the importance of increased investment in lifelong learning and retraining.

Source: PwC estimates based on OECD PIAAC data (median values for 29 countries)

Female workers could be more affected by automation over the next decade, but male jobs could be more at risk in the longer term.

Source: PwC estimates based on OECD PIAAC data (median values for 29 countries)

Wave 1: Algorithmic wave (to early 2020s)

Automation of simple computational tasks and analysis of structured data, affecting data-driven sectors such as financial services.
Wave 2: Augmentation wave (to late 2020s)

Dynamic interaction with technology for clerical support and decision making. Also includes robotic tasks in semicontrolled environments such as moving objects in warehouses.

Wave 3: Autonomous wave (to mid2030s) Automation of physical labour and manual dexterity, and problem solving in dynamic realworld situations that require responsive actions, such as in transport and construction.

You can read the full report here.

InvestIN Programmes: New Dates and Updates


InvestIN Programmes Update

A huge welcome back after the half-term break!

We write to update you on the remaining availability of our March and April programmes. You will notice that the Young Lawyer and Young Engineer programmes are almost full, so students must register soon if they wish to attend. Please note that the February Young Investment Banker and Young Doctor Programmes were fully-booked so quickly that we have now added extra dates for both in April:

The Young Lawyer Programme
Manchester – Sunday 11th March: 85% full – expected to close by 1st March
London – Sunday 25th March: 85% full – expected to close by 1st March

The Young Engineer Programme (London)
Sunday 25th March: 85% full – expected to close by 1st March

The Young Politician Programme (London)
Sunday 22nd April: 75% full

The Young Doctor Programme (London)
Sunday 22nd April: Newly Launched

The Young Journalist Programme (London)
Sunday 29th April: 65% full

The Young Investment Banker Programme (London)
Sunday 29th April: Newly Launched

Legal Apprenticeships with BLP and BPP

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Legal Apprenticeships in Manchester at award-winning, international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Applications are open for legal apprenticeships available at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP), a progressive and highly established international law firm, enabling you to gain an industry wide recognised qualification, valuable work experience and a salary at the same time.

The purpose of the role is to support Paralegals and Lawyers with transactional work on a wide range of legal matters, which will include commercial property, corporate, commercial and litigation.

What’s in it for you:

This role provides a great opportunity to start your career in law whilst in a parallel obtaining a recognised qualification. You will be exposed to top-quality legal matters, developing both your legal knowledge and commercial awareness.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support Paralegals and Lawyers with legal tasks, matters and transactions
  • Open files, review documents and produce reports for clients
  • Prepare and process legal correspondence and documents
  • Complete post-completion documentation, drafting contracts
  • Complete document reviews for different practice areas
  • Ensure that all correspondence is correctly filed using case management and other filing systems
  • Contribute proactively to the development of processes, continuous improvement activities and the growth of the Manchester office
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as per business requirements
  • The appointed Legal Apprentices will work closely with:
    • Supervisory Lawyers
    • Real Estate Lawyers
    • Paralegals / Senior Paralegal
    • HR / Apprenticeship Co-ordinator
    • Apprenticeship Training Provider

Future progression:

Progression to a Paralegal role or other suitable roles. You’ll be here to shape your career, as well as gain on-the-job experience.

Training provided:

As a Legal Apprentice with BPP Apprenticeships, you will complete the Paralegal apprenticeship at Level 3. Additional learning within the apprenticeship will enable you to be awarded a Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Legal Services which can afford you exemptions from the first year of the Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship (providing Contract Law was chosen as the elective module). Your apprenticeship shall be delivered by a blend of online and face-to-face training from BPP University Law School and on-the-job learning.

Skills required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good organisational skills, attention to detail and prioritisation skills

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiastic, committed and proactive
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and diversity
  • Strong ’can-do’ attitude

Qualifications required:

3 A Levels grades A*-C (9-5) and 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English and or equivalent qualifications.

Other information:

Please make sure that you have uploaded a copy of your CV to the ‘Documentation’ section of your profile. Within your CV, please give a full breakdown of all your achieved and/ or predicted qualifications (incl. subjects and grades).

You can find all the details here.


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