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Funding Opportunities – Rural

2019-12-19T10:21:43+00:0020th December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Rural Growth Programme reopens for applications - The Government has reopened the Rural Growth Programme for applications. The Expressions of Interest window will close at midnight on 16th February 2020. Following the earlier rounds which saw £100m of grant awarded, a further £35m is being made available under this new round. A minimum grant [...]

Proportion of older workers grows rapidly reports Personnel Today

2019-12-17T14:28:16+00:0019th December, 2019|Categories: All News|

The gap between the employment rate of 50- to 64-year-olds and under-50s may be at its narrowest in 25 years as the proportion of older workers grows far more rapidly. New analysis of Office for National Statistics figures by jobs website Rest Less, also suggested that employment rate among the 50-64 age group has [...]

Be Involved Case Study – McDonalds

2019-12-19T09:24:13+00:0016th December, 2019|Categories: All News|

McDonalds local franchise, covering Wiltshire, Bristol and Frome, pledged to Be Involved in October 2019 after attending our careers event supporting young people who have experienced care. They pledged to; apprenticeships and supporting Schools. We spoke to the Recruitment Manager Autumn Lippett about their pledges. Why does McDonalds find it important to support Schools? [...]

Engineering – Take A Closer Look – ideas for Christmas activities

2019-12-12T14:12:08+00:0012th December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Stuck for ideas on how to keep the kids busy this Christmas? Engineering: Take A Closer Look are promoting inspired activities including; Make a Splash Air Blaster Slime Balloon rockets Build a cardboard rocket Paper planes Build a Compass Use these activities and more to inspire young people into STEM. Back to all of [...]

Knorr-Bremse Apprenticeship Open Day

2019-12-09T11:29:28+00:009th December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Knorr-Bremse are hosting an Open Day at their Melksham HQ, for anyone interested in applying for their 2020 Apprenticeship Scheme! The Open Day will comprise of a presentation and factory tour, in addition to the opportunity to ask any questions you might have about the scheme. 📆 10 December, 17:00 🏢 Westinghouse Way, Melksham, [...]

Wiltshire’s young people encouraged to stand for youth elections in 2020

2019-11-25T10:25:55+00:003rd December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Are you aged between 11 and 18? Do you want to make a real positive difference in your local community? Then Wiltshire needs you! Young people in Wiltshire who want to make a positive difference in their area are encouraged to put themselves forward to be a Member of the Youth Parliament (MYP) for [...]

Apprenticeship Case Study – Level 2 Business Administration

2019-08-22T15:02:42+00:002nd December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Sophie Steel, 21, from Swindon is on a 1-year Business Administration Apprenticeship via Swindon College whilst working at Tinkers Lane Doctors surgery. She started the role in February of 2019 and sat down with us to tell us how she is getting on and what she has learnt so far. What does your day [...]