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The region’s largest skills and careers event just got bigger!
On the day that business, government, and education leaders gather in London for the BCC’s Business and Education Summit, the British Chambers of Commerce publishes a survey of businesses that shows a lack of clarity among businesses over the government’s apprenticeship funding reforms, including the Apprenticeship Levy.
SME businesses across Cambridgeshire can benefit from funding for the recruitment of an apprentice.
Cambridge Regional College has been awarded an Order of Distinction in the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards - one of just four colleges in the country to receive the top honour.
Workshop success to help business think about growth, entering new markets or diversifying.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the annual increases for statutory redundancy pay for dismissals occurring on or after the 6 April.
Over 50 local businesspeople met at the Borderville Sports Centre on Tuesday morning to discover how investing in their workforce could help them grow their business in the future.
Falklands war hero Simon Weston OBE, a non-Executive Director at ANAtech Resource Ltd, spoke at a recent event hosted by fellow members WATA.
The Cambridge Area 14-19 Partnership is seeking business volunteers to provide students with insight and inspiration - could you help?
Over 50 local businesses are to be given the knowledge they need to plan for the future during a free event organised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and taking place during the week-long celebration of Ely’s thriving business community.
Employment experts at Cambridge Regional College are offering businesses the chance to train their staff in key areas - at minimal cost.
The National Apprenticeship Awards are open for entry and challenge top apprenticeship employers and apprentices to show how apprenticeships have made a real difference to their organisation and careers.
Businesses are being encouraged to attend a FREE event where they will discover how people could be the key to achieving business success.
Apprenticeships will be taking centre stage at the Cambridge News Job Fair this week for sponsor Cambridge Regional College.
The Deputy Prime Minister is celebrating a 114 per cent increase in the number of people starting apprenticeships in the East of England under this Government.
New training courses from Huntingdonshire Regional College for your employees at Alconbury.
The Greater Peterborough University Technical College (GPUTC) hosted its first open evening and is adding another to its calendar as a result of growing demand.
Cambridge Area 14-19 Partnership are looking for volunteers who can share experience and insights with students to help shape their future plans.
The BCC’s Workforce Survey suggests that stronger links must be formed between educators (schools, colleges and universities) and business to better prepare young people for work.
Bar Hill based reprographics and print solutions company, Automated Systems Ltd (ASL) has enhanced business performance and provided a unique range of learning opportunities with their successful and ongoing apprenticeship programme.
Pioneering Peterborough brokerage service wins international award.
Chamber businesses sign up to motivate children from Huntingdon about the world of work.
Businesses help wider community understand the value of apprenticeships.
Would you or one of your team like to inspire the next generation about your world of work?
Students at Bottisham Village College received business advice from some of the city’s leading finance experts in a Dragons’ Den-style event, organised by The Cambridge Building Society.
Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration has announced two courses next month that will help enhance your skills in leading or supporting people and projects.
Cambridge’s visionary new University Technical College marked a key moment when former Education Secretary Lord Baker performed a topping out ceremony – and predicted it would be a ‘great success’.
CITB in partnership with Peterborough Regional College worked together to prepare motivated students from the construction department and arrange for them to meet with national and local construction companies.
Peterborough’s largest landlord is celebrating National Apprenticeship week this week after supporting 32 pre-Apprentices to date.
As National Apprenticeships Week (3–7 March) begins, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has stepped up its campaign to encourage more businesses to highlight the value that apprentices bring to their company – in an all-out bid to urge more firms across the UK to hire them.
Businesses from Cambridgeshire have contributed to a national Skills and Employment Manifesto published today, calling on the government to radically transform the way young people are prepared for the world of work.
The National Apprenticeship Service will offer support to SMEs in an exclusive offer for members of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce.
CRC is offering fully-funded training to employees in small and medium-sized companies as part of a £2million European Union support package to improve professional skills at work.
An interactive and informative workshop to discuss how to Grow your Business through People.
Gill Prangnell, Policy Adviser at the Chamber, tells us how businesses see the education system.....want to join the debate?
Businesses are being urged not to shy away from employing 16 and 17 year olds following a change in the law that extends the length of time young people are required to stay in education or training.
Sawtry students excel in Microsoft office!
Students from University Centre Peterborough showcased their final major projects to local employers earlier this month.
Businesses in Peterborough are being asked to get involved with Peterborough’s biggest career fair on Thursday 18 July, 9.30am-3.30pm. The career fair has been dubbed the ‘world’s most exciting’ by organisers at Peterborough Skills Service and Opportunity Peterborough.
Raising the Participation age - What do the up and coming changes for young people staying in education mean to your business.
Despite almost arctic conditions in the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral, most delegates stayed to the bitter end of the Grow your Business through People event.
A new sport development project has been launched at Peterborough Regional College in the hope of increasing student participation in sport.
Business success is largely dependent on having an effective business plan and employing the right people to help achieve it.
One Source Communications takes on an apprentice to support their growth plans.
The third annual Peterborough Skills Summit takes place next week.
Thomas Deacon Academy's annual conference inspires youngster with careers.
The list of apprenticeship frameworks is increasing. Andy Sanders, Apprenticeship Lead at Cambridgeshire County Council explains.......
Could speaking digital help you grow your business?
Former City College Peterborough student is to feature in Sky Arts TV documentary to be aired early 2013.
The Institute of Export links up with City College Peterborough to provide skills to trade overseas.
Thomas Deacon Academy creates chance for companies to work with students to develop employability skills at its forthcoming Inspire Careers Conference.
Careers advice has transformed following the launch of the National Careers Service.
Get Mentoring and help your local business community.
Business leaders and education providers came together on Tuesday for the second annual Fenland Skills Summit.
The Fenland Chamber has teamed up with Fenland District Council and the Fenland Partnership for the second Fenland Skills Summit, Enterprise in Education.
Employability skills for youngsters are being addressed in Huntingdonshire.
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The Chambers' Learning and Skills Sector has held a third Skills Summit, this time in Fenland at the Boathouse, Wisbech.
In spite of all the doom and gloom about Government spending cuts, there are still a number of funds available that can contribute to or completely cover the cost of training.
Is there an aspiring leader or manager within your organisation who would benefit from three days of management training? The Chamber has announced plans to re-run the popular Management Essentials training course that took place late last year.
An update of the funding streams available for businesses wishing to train and develop their staff.
The Chambers' Construction Sector raises concerns that the education system is failing to prepare students with the skills needed for working life.
Businesses urged to sign up to Peterborough Skills Vision to improve city’s workforce.
The Chambers' Learning and Skills Sector has spoken out against the government's decision to introduce a new English baccalaureate.
The Peterborough and Cambridge Skills Summit events have been heralded a great success.
Chamber member Dresser-Rand Company Ltd explain the importance of employing an apprentice.
Businesses are backing the Peterborough Skills Summit ahead of its launch!
Young people join a new programme, Foundation Learning, to learn work-related skills.
New £8 million educational centre planned for Peterborough.
St Neots Town Cenre Management provide support to schools.
Primary Careers event to eduate youngsters in careers, employability and university.
Since opening in November 2009 what can University Centre Peterborough (UCP) offer?