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Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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Feature: Gizza skill

By Alex Stevenson One of the most obvious, and unfortunate, consequences of a recession is that lots of people lose their jobs. Getting out of this mess requires giving them the skills to help them return to work. A fair proportion of them might decide they want to take this opportunity and switch to a… Read more »

Brown backs apprenticeship review
Brown pushes apprenticeships in global “skills race”

The government has launched a major review of apprenticeships as part of Gordon Brown’s efforts to improve the workforce’s skill base. Ministers want one in five young people to be taking an apprenticeship within the next decade, with work-based training accepted as a mainstream option. To facilitate this, the prime minister told business leaders today… Read more »