Jon-Paul Rimington, MD of the Growth Company Education & Skills, discusses the importance of apprenticeships in bridging skills gaps and helping businesses to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Growth Company will today (Monday, May 18) host the first in a new series of Business Recovery webinars providing practical advice on navigating the challenges presented by Covid-19.
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