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24 Dec 2012
From April 2013, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is set to launch its public-facing register for automotive professionals, which will act as a voluntary licence to practise for the retail automotive industry.
11 Dec 2012
The National Skills Academy for Nuclear has gained approval via the Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF) for A National Nuclear Gateway project, funded by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills and matched against nuclear employer investment.
4 Dec 2012
Nearly 350 students taking e-skills UK’s IT Management for Business (ITMB) degree got the chance to boost their employability on Wednesday 28 November. They met 25 leading employers and gained professional skills at the annual Manchester ITMB Student Event.
30 Nov 2012
Skills for Health is launching a programme of direct support for workforce development projects in the health sector. We will be providing expert advice and practical assistance to employer based workforce projects, tackling a range of issues and solutions. Employers are invited to submit applications for support
21 Nov 2012
The school leavers, adults and the unemployed often have little idea of the variety of options open to them today.
18 Oct 2012
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has been awarded £1.14 million, under the third phase of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills’ Employer Investment Fund (EIF3), to deliver a programme for transition from military to civilian logistics for up to 1,000 people leaving the armed forces.
16 Oct 2012
e-skills UK is delighted to have secured investment to address one of the most pressing issues facing the IT sector: the need to attract more talented and well-qualified applicants.
10 Oct 2012
The Who’s Who of the IT world gathered in London on Wednesday evening to celebrate the impact of e-skills UK. Opening the event, Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, praised e-skills UK for its work with employers to inspire future talent and upskill today’s professionals.
The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is delighted to announce a new national initiative, funded by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) from its Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF), which will help to create new jobs in payroll, bookkeeping and financial administration and support business growth and sustainability particularly within small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and business systems outsourcers.
8 Oct 2012
The Cogent Technical Apprenticeship Service (TAS) has successfully secured funding from the UKCES (UK Commission for Employment and Skills) through the Employer Investment Fund to attract more females into science-based Apprenticeships. The programme aims to enhance female students’ awareness and understanding of Apprenticeship training and potential careers in the science-based industries.