2016 News on training, learning & career development from Acorn 2016 News on training, learning & career development from Acorn

In her monthly South Wales Argus column, Acorn's Sarah John looks towards 2016 as the year draws to a close. The next 12 months are set to be crucial, as the results of the UK-wide Apprenticeship Levy ramp up and the Welsh Assembly election takes place, and I'm therefore particularly interested to see how these two separate developments will support businesses through work-based learning.

Leading figures from some of Wales' biggest firms reviewed 2016 prospects as part of Media Wales' Top 300 report, including Acorn's very own Dan Langford, Group Marketing & Communications Director.

A new transition board for the Cardiff Capital Region has been established and will include Dan Langford, Group Marketing & Communications Director, of leading, multi-specialist recruitment and training agency Acorn.

In his monthly Western Mail column, Acorn's Matt Southall addresses the Cardiff Capital Region and all it will entail for 2016.

In the first of our new monthly South Wales Echo columns, Maria Larcombe, Acorn's Operations Director (South) gives her thoughts on preparing for the New Year; a time when many may choose to consider what they want from their career and what new job opportunities may be available to them.

In her monthly South Wales Argus column, Acorn's Sarah John looks at the link between Apprenticeships and a return on investment.

UK-wide specialist recruiter and training agency, Acorn, has become a ‘Stronger Together’ business partner, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to tackling modern slavery.

Dan Langford, Group Marketing Director of Acorn, one of the UK’s leading recruitment and training agencies said: “with our head office in South Wales, a highlight for us is the excellent news that the UK Government has committed itself, in principle, to supporting the city deal for the Cardiff Capital Region."

Leading recruitment and training provider Acorn, was delighted to welcome Stephen Crabb MP, Secretary of State for Wales, to its Newport-based Head Office earlier today.

Dan Langford, Director of Wales’ largest recruitment firm Acorn said: “today’s figures reflect what we’ve been experiencing nationally over recent months, with recruitment levels of permanent placements among our clients across the UK continuing to pick up throughout the year.