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A new era for apprenticeships…apparently

Some robust views by Samuel-James Wilson on David Cameron’s recent announcement about work training schemes for young people and “a new era for apprenticeships,” with an example of why things need to improve from when he was doing brick-laying at

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Dorset Enterprises

I hope that everyone reads this moving blog by Peter Olding about how a great small company which provided employment for disabled people has been affected by market forces and local government savings. Dorset Enterprises by Peter Olding.

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Fairhaven & Woods – Week 1

Samuel-James Wilson has started three weeks of learning the basics about stonemasonry. He describes what he did in his first week. Fairhaven & Woods – Week 1 by Samuel-James Wilson.

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