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Community News

2020-03-30T11:43:43+01:002nd April, 2020|Categories: All News|

All Wiltshire libraries and leisure centres to close until further notice Following government advice and to help stop the transmission of COVID-19, Wiltshire Council has taken the decision to close all its libraries and leisure centres until further notice. Full article here. Wiltshire Council shares community volunteer groups Wiltshire Council has published a directory [...]

Apprenticeship Case Study – Level 7 Accountancy

2020-03-19T14:40:01+00:001st April, 2020|Categories: All News|

Purple Lime are a digital accountancy firm based in Corsham. Purple Lime are a team of experienced and practiced accountants. The practice offer a tailored outsourced finance/accounting function for clients and also focus on taking a more strategic advisory role in client’s businesses, as their client data is live and current through the use [...]

Apprenticeships – digital platform for SME’s

2020-03-31T11:05:10+01:0031st March, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) are encouraging all employers to set up an account with the apprenticeship service so they can experience the benefits this digital platform offers. Employers will be able to use the service to tailor apprenticeship training to meet their business needs, filling skills gaps and boosting productivity. With training provider [...]

People Management Headlines for Employers

2020-03-30T11:06:55+01:0031st March, 2020|Categories: All News|

People Management Headlines - Coronavirus is already having a significant impact on the jobs market, employers plans to hire and the recruitment industry as a whole, experts have warned. Employment in Britain hit a record high in January before the outbreak of the virus, according to official figures, but the country is bracing for [...]

Family and Community Learning Courses Continue Remotely

2020-03-31T14:09:34+01:0030th March, 2020|Categories: All News|

Families Reading Every Day (FRED) - our Family and Community Learning team are still working with families remotely, below is a small case study to tell you what our tutors are sharing with local families! Some of our fabulous learners have been continuing their courses from home, here are some great pics of families [...]

Business Support – Links and Resources

2020-03-24T11:55:06+00:0030th March, 2020|Categories: All News|

There are a number of support pages and guides for businesses at this uncertain time, we have listed some below to support Wiltshire based employers. ACAS - dedicated Coronavirus information page Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub - your local support hub British Chambers of Commerce - Coronavirus Hub keeping you up to date and [...]

COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and businesses

2020-03-19T13:33:36+00:0027th March, 2020|Categories: All News|

COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and businesses from This guidance will assist employers and businesses in providing advice to their staff on: •the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 •how to help prevent spread of COVID-19 •what to do if someone has symptoms of COVID-19 has been in business settings •eligibility for sick pay This guidance [...]

Free Mindfulness Session for Businesses and Groups

2020-03-19T11:27:44+00:0025th March, 2020|Categories: All News|

Start the conversation, and invite positive mental health into your group or business. We will visit you and provide a free session of Mindfulness as well as introduce our work to you. Due to the current situation HELP will be supporting you on the phone. A Free Mindfulness Session for your Group or Business [...]