ARE YOU READY FOR WHEN THE LEVY BREAKS?
The Government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme is nearly upon us. However, it’s still doubtful whether those businesses to whom it will affect are actually ready. There is a great deal of poor advice being bandied about and there is a danger of making things more complicated than they really are. Here we unravel the ‘mystery’ surrounding this legislation. [read more]
NEW SIMULATOR FOR INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY
We have unveiled our new ‘interactive simulation of a Lean logistics and manufacturing facility’. It has been developed to accurately provide a scaled down logistics and production facility and picking and packing line. The emphasis being on ‘learn by doing’ within a non-threatening working environment. [read more]
CAMMELL LAIRD - KEEPING TRAINING SHIP-SHAPE
Cammell Laird is the UK's largest and most successful ship repair and conversion specialist and as such it is continually looking to expand and develop globally. As part of this strategy, Cammell Laird has engaged our services to drive through the delivery of a comprehensive employee ‘Continuous Improvement’ training programme. [read more]
KICK OFF IN HOUSE TRAINING WITH OUR NEW LEAN TRAINING KITS
Our new Lean Training Kit is now available for purchase. Designed to build on the work that our specialist consultants deliver it features a simulated work environment that is particularly suited to training major elements of Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) techniques. It's ideal for anyone that needs to understand the basics of lean through to detailed training of internal facilitators. [read more]
In April 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. [read more]
MEET JEFF THOMPSON - OUR NEW BUSINESS MANAGER [read more]
PRINTING UP A PROFIT WITH LEAN
Domino Printing Sciences Ltd in Cambridge are currently undertaking a KZN Solutions Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Improving Operational Performance. [read more]
YOUTH FC SPONSORSHIP
We are delighted to be sponsoring the new kit worn by Reffley Youth FC based in Norfolk. This fantastic community Club has been run by locals for over 30 years and totally relies on business sponsorship. [read more]
SPREADING CHRISTMAS CHEER
Christmas saw KZN Solutions inviting over 70 local Gateshead senior citizens to come and enjoy a Christmas party at Heworth Golf Club with all the trimmings and a few surprises! [read more]
FIND YOUR OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE FOR FREE
The future of your business lies in keeping it competitive, profitable and flexible. To do this you need great systems in place and great people to work these systems. Our specialism is in bringing the technique of ‘LEAN’ into your workplace to show you how you can adapt. The economic landscape isn’t going to change any time soon but you can. [read more]
APPRENTICESHIP NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR DOMINOS
Domino Printing Sciences, has been nominated for the Apprenticeship Employer Award. KZN Solutions has been delivering the Intermediate Apprenticeship at level 2 training to over 100 apprentices at the Domino (UK) Ltd site at Bar Hill, Cambridge. [read more]
APPRENTICESHIPS SHIFT UP A GEAR AT VAUXHALL
Due to increased vehicle volumes at Vauxhall we have been working with the company to ensure that the subsequent in-take of 200 apprenticeships have the rights skills and abilities to manage this increase volume efficiently and profitably. [read more]
NEOVIA APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING IN ACTION
Neovia is a supplier of spare parts for car dealerships and daily has to fly parts all over the world. Apprenticeship training focussed on improving cost, quality and delivery as getting these wrong would cause problems further down the supply chain. [read more]
Be competitive whilst driving down costs, maintaining quality and achieving sustainable improvement.
Showing you how Lean can support Logistics Operations to enable you to move your business forward.
Develop a sustainable business stratgey by meeting risks and opportunities head on.
Reduce wastage and develop processes to give maximum output.