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Continuing Growth With Acquisition Of Acorn Training

Today we have completed the acquisition of Acorn Training Consultants Ltd (Acorn) from Babington, solidifying their position as one of the UK’s largest training providers. Training and education specialists, Learning Curve Group (LCG), have completed the acquisition of Acorn Training Consultants Ltd (Acorn) from Babington, solidifying their position as one of the UK’s largest training providers.


New Chairman Announced For Learning Curve Group

Learning Curve Group, one of the UK’s largest and most diverse training providers, has announced that former QA CEO, William Macpherson, is to become Chair with immediate effect.


Our Apprenticeship Programmes Have Had A Bit Of A Re-Vamp To Support Businesses Recover From Coronavirus

Our apprenticeship programmes have had a bit of a re-vamp to support businesses recover from Coronavirus. As restrictions on social interactions are set to be in place for an unknown period of time, face-to-face learning has been halted, and learning has found a new home online


We've Reached A New Age Of Apprenticeships

Many still see apprentices as school leavers who are just beginning to embark on their career journey, but this isn’t always the case. They’re also not just for new staff; existing staff can enrol onto an apprenticeship programme, which is great for business that have identified skills gaps.


Construction Academy Welcomes Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen Following Coronavirus Shutdown

Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen, called on Learning Curve Group’s Construction Academy in Middlesbrough as they begin to welcome learners back into practical classes.


What I’ve Learned About Redundancies Throughout My HR Career

Redundancies are never easy decisions for business to make, but sometimes they can be the difference between a business surviving or not.


Full Steam Ahead For A #SummerOfSkills

There really is no better time to make sure the skills in your business work for your business and with over 40 fully funded qualifications to choose from there is support available for all sectors. #SummerofSkills


What The 'Plan For Jobs' Means For Employers, Training and Skills

In Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s summer statement, he outlined the government’s new campaign, a ‘plan for jobs’. The announcement on July 8, dubbed a ‘mini budget’, included a range of new schemes which aim to support employers and individuals recover from the Coronavirus pandemic and get the economy back up and running. His statement included a range of incentives to support people into employment, as well as supporting employers with narrowing skills gaps within their organisation by employing apprentices and trainees.


Online Apprenticeships With Learning Curve Group

Apprenticeship programmes are a great way to upskill existing staff and narrow skills gaps within your organisation. They allow employees to combine work and study by mixing on-the-job training with a more traditional style of learning; they’ve been around for years, but they’ve had a bit of a revamp recently as the apprenticeship levy was introduced.