In this area you can see our press releases and articles, including archived material from previous years.
7 Aug 2012
A new careers website dedicated to promoting jobs and training in facilities management, property, energy assessment, housing, cleaning and parking has been launched by Asset Skills.
27 Jul 2012
Wembley Stadium, home venue of the England national football team and second largest stadium in Europe, has used the WorldHost Principles of Customer Service training programme to prepare its frontline staff ahead of hosting the Olympic football finals this summer.
20 Jul 2012
Six organisations leading the way in preparing for the Green Deal scheme are to share their knowledge with the wider industry. The bodies have been selected as ‘Green Deal skills exemplars’ by the Green Deal Skills Alliance (GDSA), a collaboration of three built environment sector skills councils: Asset Skills, CITB-ConstructionSkills and SummitSkills.
17 Jul 2012
The Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP), a new organisation dedicated to improving the take-up of training and qualifications by individuals working in the employment services industry, has today been officially launched at the Welfare to Work Convention in Birmingham
9 Jul 2012
Sheffield Hallam University has been named as the successful university to partner the UK food and drink industry in the development of the country’s first dedicated food and drink engineering degree
4 Jul 2012
A businesswoman from Rotherham who sold her home to launch a multi-million pound company has won one of twelve prestigious awards which celebrate trailblazing and pioneering women.
3 Jul 2012
The country’s economic recovery could be jeopardised by a lack of skilled workers in some key businesses, a report published today warns.
2 Jul 2012
Generations of skills and talent risk being lost because changes in the labour market are making it increasingly difficult for young people to get a good job, a report published today warns.
22 Jun 2012
• Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP launches scheme to boost UK’s engineering skills
• JLR pioneer new education scheme to be rolled out by Semta
• Thousands of UK engineers will be offered Master’s Degree module places
12 Jun 2012
A free event for Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Authorities, colleges, training providers and other Local Labour Market Intelligence users at the QEII Centre, Westminster, Central London, 10.00-13.00 on 4th July