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Preparing for the work experience placement

Providing as much information as possible about the placement to the young person in advance gives them a clearer guide about what to expect and reduces their anxiety. Before starting, the placement supervisor should try to inform the student about the following: where to go on their first day who to report to start and finish time […]

Preparing for the work experience placement

Providing as much information as possible about the placement to the young person in advance gives them a clearer guide about what to expect and reduces their anxiety. Before starting, the placement supervisor should try to inform the student about the following: where to go on their first day who to report to start and finish time […]

Providing work experience opportunities

One challenge that most businesses face is finding the right people to help them develop and grow. As an employer, you could provide a young person with a quality work placement which would give them a positive experience and increase their employability skills. It could also help you to build a dynamic and productive workforce. By providing […]

Definition of work experience and internships for the minimum wage

If you or your business offers work experience, including ‘placements’ and internships, you need to consider whether the individual who will work for you is entitled to the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage. It is your responsibility as the employer to determine whether or not the individual is a worker for minimum wage purposes and, if […]