Budget 2017: the HR lowdown

2017-12-11T14:51:36+00:00 11th December, 2017|Categories: All News|

People Management rounded up the things businesses need to know after Philip Hammond’s second budget this year. Investment in skills Hammond offered a £20m investment in a national retraining scheme designed to boost digital skills and the expansion of the tech sector. This will be in the form of digital skills distance e-learning courses. [...]

Have your say on university level courses in Swindon and Wiltshire

2017-12-05T15:59:46+00:00 5th December, 2017|Categories: All News|

We often hear that getting the right skills is a key issue for many businesses. In order to provide more opportunities to upskill locally, we are developing a Higher Education Strategy for Swindon and Wiltshire. To do this, the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership needs your help to understand the skills and qualifications [...]

Wiltshire Police Vacancy Bulletin

2017-12-05T16:03:30+00:00 5th December, 2017|Categories: All News|

Current vacancies: Force Custody Operations Officer  Covering between Melksham and Swindon Full Time £21,384 rising to £22,323 in 2 increments per annum Part of the role will encompass completing custody-process related documentation and assisting in the delivery of coordination between internal and external users of the custody service, and ensuring a safe, efficient and [...]

Meeting rooms and flexible space for all

2017-12-04T11:53:58+00:00 4th December, 2017|Categories: All News|

Wiltshire Council's Community Campus and Hub Support Officers are pleased to share news on space for businesses, whether you are holding a meeting or running a workshop. The campuses and hubs across Wiltshire offer space at very competitive prices; Corsham Salisbury Tisbury Calne Devizes Contact details for each centre can be found below: Back [...]

Level 2 Childcare Qualification Opportunity

2017-12-04T09:53:19+00:00 4th December, 2017|Categories: All News|

The Rise Trust Children's Centre are offering a chance for those who wish to work in Childcare an opportunity to gain a Level 2 qualification in Certificate in the Children and Young Peoples Workforce. Learners need to commit to weekly workshops run by a tutor from Swindon College at one of trusts centres, complete [...]

Job Vacancy – Employment Support Officer

2017-11-30T10:13:09+00:00 30th November, 2017|Categories: All News|

Join us in the Employment and Skills Service! We have a job vacancy within the Building Bridges project on 30 hours per week fixed term until September 2019. This role delivers the support strand of the Building Bridges programme  for Wiltshire. The Building Bridges partnership involves 40 organisations from the voluntary, statutory and private [...]

HR Zone reports on Mental Health in the workplace

2017-11-27T12:36:14+00:00 27th November, 2017|Categories: All News|

HR Zone teamed up with Benenden to report on mental health in the workplace, the report asks are employers only 'ticking boxes' when it comes to the mental health of their employees? The report worked with 1,000 employees, 10 of these were 1-1 calls. Figures show 1 in 4 adults experience a mental illness [...]

Thousands of higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies announced

2017-11-20T11:16:19+00:00 21st November, 2017|Categories: All News|

The Government announced on the 15th November that over 3000 higher and degree apprenticeships have been announced, giving individuals a wider choice of options for entering higher education in 2018, widening access to the professions and higher level technical skills. The higher and degree level apprenticeship vacancies listed for 2018 outline the roles that over [...]