Apprenticeships – Beyond the stereotype

Join us as we peel back and explore the typical stereotypes and how they manage apprenticeships in their organisations.

Date and Time: 7 October 2021 11:00 am

Location: Online

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In partnership with The 5% Club, we’re joined by Katherine Doherty from The Sutton Trust and Lisa Pinfield from Capita. Katherine and Lisa will be breaking down the internal and external perceptions of apprenticeships – peeling back and exploring the typical stereotypes and how they manage apprenticeships in their organisations.

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Paul Devoy

CEO, Investors in People


Paul Devoy

Paul is the Chief Executive of Investors in People (IIP). In 2016, Paul led the buyout of IIP from the UK Government and the organisation is now a Community Interest Company. IIP's purpose is to Make Work Better. Investors in People works with over 10,000 organisations, providing digital diagnostic tools, advice, support and assessment against their internationally recognised Frameworks. Our network of 350 skilled and experienced Consultants work with organisations across 70 countries, but predominantly in the UK.

Prior to leading Investors in People, Paul was a Director at the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, an executive non-departmental body that offers guidance on skills and employment issues in the UK. He led the development and implementation of strategic programmes to create sustainable skills solutions with joint investment from industry and government.

He previously worked in the Scottish Prison Service for 4 years leading on change management programmes. His early career was in the Civil Service. Paul studied Human Resource Management, graduating in 1994. He is a Chartered Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute.


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