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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.
Opportunity to build your own business focused on schools and teachers.
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.
The Learning Sector is the interface between education and training providers and employers.
What has the Learning and Skills Sector been discussing at a recent committee meeting?
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?