Duncan Nicholson

Duncan Nicholson

Strategic Partnership Manager, Rathbone/Intraining (NCG Group)

Graduated from Durham University in 1981 with a BA in “Ologies” and have a PGCE (FE) from Huddersfield University. I have worked almost exclusively in the Employability/Training/Skills arena ever since. Have worked for colleges, local authorities, private sector and the 3rd sector. Have been a self-employed consultant, an MD of a social enterprise and a publican! Currently working for Rathbone/ITG (part of NCG Group) and living in West Cumbria.

Strategies helping those furthest from the labour market access apprenticeships

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Rathbone (a national youth charity) have developed a range of strategies over the past 18 months aimed at increasing access to apprenticeships for those furthest from the labour market and least likely to be attracted by formal traditional recruitment practices. By utilising various funding pots, targeting activity and designing specific packages to address barriers, Rathbone […]