Employability Category

NECC and housing provider create 200 apprenticeships | Lifestyle | Bdaily Business Network

http://bdaily.co.uk/news/lifestyle/04-04-2012/necc-and-housing-provider-create-200-apprenticeships/ NECC and housing provider create 200 apprenticeships Published in Lifestyle on 04 Apr 2012The NECC has teamed with national housing provider Home Group to deliver 200 apprenticeships and national work placements. Apprenticeship and placement opportunities will be delivered through the NECC to Home Group’s clients and customers over the next year. The Tyneside-based provider […]

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Panorama investigation into apprenticeships sparks sector-wide response | FE Week

http://feweek.co.uk/2012/04/04/panorama-investigation-into-apprenticeships-sparks-sector-wide-response/ Panorama investigation into apprenticeships sparks sector-wide response The government and leading membership bodies have responded to “The Great Apprentice Scandal” Panorama programme broadcast on Monday. David Way, chief executive of the National Apprenticeship Service, said yesterday he was “very concerned” for the apprentices affected on the programme and would be tackling any training providers […]

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Clegg launches £1bn Youth Contract to combat unemployment | Lifestyle | Bdaily Business N etwork

http://bdaily.co.uk/news/lifestyle/02-04-2012/clegg-launches-1bn-youth-contract-to-combat-unemployment/ Clegg launches £1bn Youth Contract to combat unemployment Published in Lifestyle on 02 Apr 2012Nick Clegg has launched the Government’s £1bn Youth Contract scheme to get young people into work, offering incentives to employers. £2,275 is available for each 18-24 year-old that an employer offers a paid position to, and will also create 250,000 […]

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Euro Unemployment Spikes To Record 10.8 Percent | Fox News

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/04/02/euro-unemployment-spikes-to-record-108-percent/ Euro unemployment spikes to record 10.8 percent LONDON – Unemployment in the 17 countries that use the euro hit its highest level since the currency was introduced back in 1999, official figures showed Monday, adding to fears that the region is in recession. Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics office, said unemployment in the eurozone […]

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Extra £500k help for young jobless – Evening Times | News

http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/extra-500k-help-for-young-jobless-1.1156654 Extra £500k help for young jobless A SCHEME offering training opportunities for all is up and running in Glasgow, with an extra £500,000 pledged to the city’s youth. Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance has said that every 16 to 19-year-old in Scotland will be guaranteed an offer of a place in education or training, […]

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Disabled Britons Criticize Cuts in Aid – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/31/world/europe/disabled-britons-criticize-cuts-in-aid.html?_r=1 Disabled Britons Say Changes to Aid Endanger Them LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron says he wants to end Britain’s “sick-note culture” of fraudulent disability claims. But his new get-tough policy has left his coalition government in conflict with thousands of ill and disabled Britons. In 2010, Dani Neumann, 28, was working as an […]

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Intraining – Workforce Development – News

http://www.intraining.co.uk/workforcedevelopment/News.php?id=02902d12e4c83c8aa2277aee4f8ac2b1 Intraining contact centre team answer the call to be apprentices Posted: 16/01/2012 The contact centre staff at leading national training provider Intraining – have answered a call to undertake their own apprenticeship programme to better help their clients. Twenty Intraining call centre staff, based in Sheffield, have enrolled on an apprenticeship both to improve […]

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Beleaguered A4e turns to Quiller’s George Bridges | PR & public relations news | PRWeek

http://www.prweek.com/uk/news/1124555/beleaguered-a4e-turns-quillers-george-bridges/ Beleaguered A4e turns to Quiller’s George Bridges A small number of senior employees at Quiller Consultants, led by George Bridges, are working on what sources have described as a ‘crisis comms brief’. The appointment comes after the firm, formerly led by Emma Harrison, faces further pressure over allegations that an internal audit had uncovered […]

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MKNews | News | HRH The Duke of York Prince Andrew visits Milton Keynes

http://www.mk-news.co.uk/News/HRH-The-Duke-of-York-Prince-Andrew-visits-Milton-Keynes-28032012.htm HRH The Duke of York Prince Andrew visits Milton Keynes HRH The Duke of York Prince Andrew paid a visit to a number of companies and organisations in Milton Keynes today as part of a series of vistis around the country. He started his day visiting Niftylift, manufacturers of cherry pickers and other lifting […]

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Youth unemployment set to sink to record low – The Local – m.thelocal.de

http://m.thelocal.de/national/20120324-41539.html Looks like someone is getting it right? Youth unemployment set to sink to record low German youth unemployment figures are expected to fall to their lowest levels since the country’s reunification in the coming months, according to a Saturday news report. News magazine Focus said the latest statistics put Germany at the top of […]

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