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Latest updates from the Workwhile team

Recruiting - Head of Programmes and Impact

As we build towards our exciting next steps as an independent charity, we are seeking a talented Head of Programmes and Impact to oversee the delivery of Workwhile’s programme portfolio.

K² Network Blog: Rethinking traditional criteria for entry-level roles

Workwhile has witnessed employers reassessing the person specification for a role to focus it on the real world skills young people have – rather than their qualifications. Case studies from our network on how to do this, detailed below.

National Apprenticeships Week webinar: 4 keys to successful apprenticeships

To mark National Apprenticeships Week this year, we're hosting an expert panel event all about creating good work for apprentices - Thursday 8 February, 11am-12.30pm, book now!

Factsheet: Why employers should pay fairly

Explore four compelling reasons why employers should pay a fair wage, and the benefits of doing so - from employee wellbeing to long-term productivity.

Expert Panel Webinar: Rethinking traditional criteria - unconventional paths to entry-level roles

Join Workwhile's K² Event, looking into the gap between entry requirements and reality, that can block young people's development in early careers.

New polling: Crisis in working conditions making Brits ill

Work is creating an epidemic in poor mental health according to our new polling, with more than half of Brits – 57 per cent – concerned that their mental health is suffering because of the demands of their jobs.

Workwhile's next Expert Panel Webinar announced: A Fair Day's Wage, why apprentice salaries matter

Join Workwhile at our next K² Expert Panel Event on 27th July, focusing on the importance of paying fair and livable wages to apprentices. Guest speakers include Youth Futures Foundation, Acciona Industrial UK and North Star Preschool, register via eventbrite now.

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New polling: Overwhelming national support for scrapping ‘unliveable’ apprenticeship wages

Over three quarters of the public (78 per cent) do not think they could live on the Apprenticeship Minimum Wage, according to new polling by Opinium for the London Progression Collaboration ahead of National Apprenticeship Week.

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