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Britain’s employees are feeling more insecure and pressured at work than at any time in the past 20 years, national survey results published today (Monday, 20 May) show. The findings are based on face-to-face interviews with 3,000 workers aged 20 to 60.
Supported by co-investment from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, leading employers are working with e-skills UK to develop the first ever nationally available, degree-level apprenticeships in cyber security.
10 May 2013
A partnership between the National Skills Academy for IT, training provider NITP, and BT has created a total of 313 new IT apprenticeships since October last year. The project received co-investment from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills via the Growth and Innovation Fund.
9 May 2013
The IMI’s Professional Register is now live and searchable by motorists at www.imiregister.org.uk. If you are ATA registered or a member of the IMI, it is more than likely that your name and place of work will be displayed. Because of this, the IMI is calling on all automotive professionals that are listed on the register to check and, if necessary, update their details to make the most of the opportunities it provides
8 May 2013
Today, Skills- Third Sector kicks off a co-design process to create an innovative digital platform where charities and social enterprises can more easily find and compare training and other skills support
18 Apr 2013
People 1st has launched a brand new website to promote the fantastic career opportunities available in passenger transport and travel.
28 Mar 2013
On Thursday 18 March, 11 students from Sir John Thursby Community College Burnley took over the running of the Holiday Inn Express, their Business Class partner for the day. Business Class is a Business in the Community Programme, the expansion and enhancement of which has been supported by investment from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. It creates long term partnerships between businesses and schools.
20 Mar 2013
A campaign to create 650 new Apprentices in Cornwall was launched by Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton when she visited an apprentice sail-maker last week.
19 Mar 2013
An industry-led apprenticeship programme to boost training opportunities in food and farming and help young people develop careers in agriculture has been launched.
18 Mar 2013
Catch 22 situation ‘No job, no experience- No experience, no job’ and growth in word-of-mouth recruitment keep young people out of work.