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Ahead Partnership seeks businesses to support Aspire2Work programme

The Ahead Partnership is seeking new buisnesses to support its Aspire2Work programme in Bradford. Aspire2Work supports young people aged between 16-19 who find it difficult to engage with employment. The programme aims to give these young people the opportunity to talk to local businesses and gain a better understand of the world of work whilst working towards improving current skills

Written on 10th June 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, Members News, News

BT to recruit up to 80 engineers in Yorkshire & Humber

BT has announced plans to create up to 80 new engineering jobs in Yorkshire and the Humber as part of a major recruitment drive across the UK. The company is particularly keen to recruit in York, Leeds, Bridlington and parts of North Yorkshire including Harrogate and Scarborough. The latest intake of engineers will help to continue to improve customer service and

Written on 19th May 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, News

Careers Summer Experience from UoB

SummerExperience@Bradford is offering organisations the opportunity to recruit an undergraduate student into a six week placement during the summer vacation period between the end of May and September. Students are paid a training allowance of £225. In some cases, an offer of a further subsidy on the cost of this allowance can ensure a low risk and cost effective solution:

Written on 8th May 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, News

BIS recruitment bid for 2 entrepreneurs to advise government

The Department for Business is on a quest to appoint two successful entrepreneurs to advise government on the needs of small businesses. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is once more recruiting two successful entrepreneurs to help the government address the needs of small and medium sized businesses, and keep the country ahead in the global race. The

Written on 23rd April 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, News

National Apprenticeship Service information event

Hear from both employers and apprentices Date:   1 May Time:  4 – 6pm Venue:  NHS Offices, Douglas Mills, Bowling Old Road, Bradford, BD5 7JR The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), in partnership with Yorkshire and Humber Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network (AAN) are inviting local businesses to a special event. Attend to hear from keynote speakers about the government’s flagship apprenticeship programme.   This

Written on 4th April 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, News

Call for businesses to get involved in Bradford Skills Show

E3 Bradford will deliver The Skills Show in Bradford on 3 July 2014. This large event is designed specifically for young people between 14 and 25 years old. It will take place between 9.30am and 6.00pm at Bradford City Stadium. The event is linked to the UK’s largest skills and careers event held annually at the NEC Birmingham, attracting over

Written on 1st April 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Employment, News

BCC: Labour market continues to improve, but pace is slowing

In the three months to December 2013, the unemployment rate was 7.2%, down from 7.6% three months earlier, but marginally higher than the 7.1% published last month In the three months to December 2013, unemployment fell by 125,000 and employment rose by 193,000 Youth unemployment fell by 48,000 to 917,000 The claimant count in January 2014 fell by 27,600 compared

Written on 19th February 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in BCC, Economy, Employment, News