Retraining and Study

  • Freelance business woman

    Registering as a Freelancer

    With the economic downturn more people have decided to start up their own business. One of the simplest forms is to become a freelancer, which involves no registration costs and minimal administration. If you’re considering becoming a freelancer, what areas do you need to be aware of? Before you start your business, there are some

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    NVQ training at work

    NVQ: Training at work

    Many people assume that once you’ve left school, college or university and entered employment, you’re stuck in that position for life. That doesn’t have to be true, there are plenty of opportunities for training further whilst at work with an NVQ. What is an NVQ? NVQ stands for National Vocational Qualification and is a way

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    Man doing distance learning at home

    Pros and Cons of Distance Learning

    So. I lost my job last year. When it happened, I thought it was the worst moment of my life – I work in a specialist sector in a declining industry and to say the prospects aren’t rosy is putting it mildly. At the time I felt like going to the local scrap heap and

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    Adult education

    Adult Education Bursaries – Could you be Entitled?

    Perhaps you are a little surprised to see the word ‘bursary’? It may feel like a relic from the past, those halcyon days of full grants and reasonable tuition fees. But yes, bursaries do still exist, and even more surprisingly, these particular ones are designed for adults. What are Adult Education bursaries? They are offered

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    cash incentives for good grades Teenager revising for exams

    Revision tips for exams

    With the right approach and a lot of preparation, revising for exams need not be as stressful as you may initially fear. Whether you are revising for first year exams or finals, with these tips, you can be well on your way to success. Devise a Timetable Research has shown that short bursts of revision

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