Calculating Subcontractor Management Fees within Apprenticeships, 6th June 2019!

There has been much debate around Management Fees and Charging Policies within the apprenticeship sector, with growing pressure for greater transparency, accountability, responsibility and value for money within the apprenticeship supply chain system.  In the absence of a single, defined formula to calculate management fees, Bally Bhogal, CEO of ITSS Ltd will be exploring some key factors that should be […]

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The Apprenticeship Employer Provider Toolkit Workshop
Apprenticeships Employer Provider Toolkit

The Apprenticeship Employer Provider Toolkit , Thursday 23rd May 2019, 10am -3pm Unprecedented changes within the apprenticeships market in have reignited the opportunity for Employers to become training providers! Its been nearly two years since the launch of the apprenticeship levy, we’ve witnessed a massive shift in the training providers marketplace with many existing providers […]

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Subcontracting: Ready and Robust or Confused and Cautious?
Subcontracting readiness workshop

A key aspect of apprenticeship delivery that keeps training providers awake at night is Subcontracting.  15% of the apprenticeship delivery market  is officially registered as ‘Supporting Providers’ each of whom will be the responsibility of a Main or Employer Provider.   But what does good practice in subcontracting look like and what key questions must we […]

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ITSS To Host National Apprenticeship Week 2019 Event
Apprenticeships Logo National Apprenticeship Week 2019

New “Killer Factors” Workshop Scheduled for 6 March 2019   ITSS has been engaged to deliver our highly-praised “Killer Factors That Make or Break Training Providers” workshop during National Apprenticeship Week, 2019 (4-8 March). We will be delivering the event at Jurys Inn Birmingham, 245 Broad St, Birmingham B1 2HQ, on 6 March 2019, starting at […]

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ITSS CEO Inspires Largest Ever Birmingham Tech Wednesday Audience
Bally Bhogal at Tech Wendesday, iCentrum

Bally Bhogal Speaks at Tech Wednesday On 21st November 2018, Innovation Birmingham held its largest ever Tech Wednesday event at the iCentrum building. Nearly 150 delegates (including investors, entrepreneurs, technical experts, mentors and coaches) attended the event which has grown over years to become Birmingham’s most significant ‘community of techies’. At the event, Bally Bhogal, CEO […]

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ITSS Delivers “Killer” Apprenticeship Workshops for AELP
ITSS delivers Killer Factors Apprenticeship workshop in London

AELP Workshops In October and November 2018, the ITSS team successfully delivered two full-day workshops for the  Association of Employment & Learning Providers (AELP).   The workshops entitled “Killer Factors that Make/Break Training Providers!” were held at locations in Birmingham and London and were targeted both at experienced Apprenticeship training providers and new entrants, including Apprenticeship […]

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ITSS Guides University Through ESFA Sub-Contractor Assurance Controls Audit
Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

ESFA Sub-Contractor Assurance & Controls Audits One of the recent rule changes from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) is the new stipulation that any organisation sub-contracting for the first time as a ‘Prime Contractor’ must have an independent audit to confirm they have sufficient controls and mechanisms in place to manage sub-contractors. In August […]

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ITSS Delivers Highly Successful Non-Levy Employer Engagement Project
Apprenticeships business engagement

Non-Levy Business Visits – Rip Roaring Success! It is always difficult to predict how employers will react to non-levy Apprenticeship support, when knowledge and awareness of the latest Apprenticeship rules and  support remains so low. In the face of this uncertainty, in May 2018, ITSS Ltd advisers were engaged to spearhead a business engagement campaign […]

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ITSS CEO Sets Women’s Business Networking Event “Ablaze”!
Inspiring Women into Business

ITSS CEO Bally Bhogal was invited to speak at the Access to Business Women’s Business Networking event in Wolverhampton on 26th September, 2018. The event was organised to inspire other women into starting their own businesses.  On the day, Bally gave the audience a brief summary of her journey to date, including her achievements, the ‘transition’ […]

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