Webinar series – How can government initiatives support the short and long-term development of your workforce?

2021-05-25T10:33:22+01:0026th May, 2021|Categories: All News|

Over the last year, the government has launched a host of skills and jobs initiatives to give people a route into work and provide a pool of talent for employers to draw on. But how can these initiatives contribute to your immediate and long-term workforce needs? What does this mean in a virtual environment [...]

Women in Engineering Day – Call to Employers

2021-05-24T15:39:38+01:0024th May, 2021|Categories: All News|

The Employment and Skills Service at Wiltshire Council is celebrating ‘Women in Engineering Day’ on 23rd June 2021 and we are looking for employers in Wiltshire to share their stories of inspiring women in Engineering within their business. Do you have women in your organisation who are excelling in their engineering role or perhaps [...]

The Parent Perspective Podcast – Guide to Careers and Education

2021-05-20T13:23:48+01:0024th May, 2021|Categories: All News|

About the podcast... Parents and carers are one of the biggest influencers on a young person making their career decisions. Together with Not Going to Uni, we want to make sure that we are supporting parents to feel informed and confident in providing careers support and guidance to their child, so that they ultimately [...]

Young people invited to join online event to help them decide their future path

2021-05-20T13:45:37+01:0021st May, 2021|Categories: All News|

Young people considering next steps for their future careers are being invited to an online event to discuss apprenticeships, education and work. The Careers Hub will be hosting a Learn Live Event for students and parents with interactive chat from all stakeholders involved on 26 May. The broadcast is an hour long and will [...]

Big Bang – Digital

2021-05-13T14:00:57+01:0019th May, 2021|Categories: All News|

This year, the Big Bang Digital is expanding its horizons to look at how a brighter and greener future using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) – a future that will be in the hands of the brilliant young people who are studying the subjects right now. Aimed at 11 to 14 year olds, [...]

How employers can better support staff with invisible disabilities

2021-05-17T13:11:29+01:0019th May, 2021|Categories: All News|

People Management shared an interesting and detailed article on 14th May supporting employers to understand how they can help those with hidden disabilities. An estimated 9.5 million people across the UK live with an invisible condition, meaning 1 in 7 are managing a medical condition alongside their jobs, in workplaces that do not always [...]

Queen’s speech: what do employers need to know?

2021-05-13T13:22:54+01:0017th May, 2021|Categories: All News|

People Management reported the changes employers can expect from the Queen's speech. A skills promise... The government signalled its commitment to lifelong learning, announcing the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill that will be introduced to parliament on 18 May. The bill promises to “support a lifetime skills guarantee” that will create a new training [...]

Employer Workshop – Bridging the gap between school and apprenticeships

2021-05-11T11:44:52+01:0013th May, 2021|Categories: All News|

Amazing Apprenticeships are hosting a workshop for employers bringing passionate and dedicated teachers to the virtual stage to give some insight into the struggles they currently face in providing careers advice and guidance, how employers can get involved and just why they should. Book here. If you are local to Wiltshire and would like [...]

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