Termination of Apprenticeships: Employers BewarePosted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 9 February 2010
Apprenticeships are big news in employment terms at the moment. A lot of money is being spent on developing them and our own Minister at Stormont, Sir Reg Empey is very keen on them, launching the Apprentice of the Year awards 2010 last month:
At UK level the Government launched National Apprenticeship Week:
But what happens in a recession when businesses can no longer afford to carry unskilled labour? Are apprentices vulnerable to redundancy like everyone else or do they have special protection not afforded to the rest of us? And what is the status of modern apprenticeships. We asked Gareth McCay from Tughans to explain.
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