Kickstart Scheme opens for employer applications

2020-09-02T08:00:18+01:002nd September, 2020|Categories: All News|

As part of the government’s Plan for Jobs, a new £2 billion Kickstart Scheme will create hundreds of thousands of new, fully subsidised jobs for young people across the country. The 6 month placements are open to those aged 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long term unemployment. They will be [...]

Incentive Payments for Hiring a New Apprentice

2020-09-01T11:52:55+01:001st September, 2020|Categories: All News|

From today, 1 September 2020, employers can apply for incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice to their business. Lots of organisations have already expressed an interest in this scheme, announced on 8 July during the Summer Statement by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. The incentive is worth £2000 for each apprentice aged 16 to 24 [...]

People Advisor Apprentice with Wincanton PLC

2020-08-27T07:59:11+01:0027th August, 2020|Categories: All News|

Chippenham based Wincanton PLC, have a fantastic opportunity to join the company as a People Advisor Apprentice. Wincanton is the largest British logistics firm, providing supply chain consultancy and solutions to some of the world’s most admired brands. Employing approximately 19,100 people across more than 200 sites, they have a 3,500-strong fleet of vehicles. Improved [...]

Serco Skills Support for Redundancy

2020-08-26T16:18:23+01:0026th August, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Skills Support for Redundancy (SSR) programme is open to employed people that are ‘at risk’ of redundancy, or unemployed people that have been made redundant in the last three months. The eligibility criteria for SSR is:  You have not accessed SSW/SSR support previously (since 1st April 2019) You are either employed and ‘at risk’ [...]

Industry Placement Webinars

2020-08-25T17:31:31+01:0025th August, 2020|Categories: All News|

Over the last two years, many employers have been offering industry placements - an extended period of structured time that a student spends in the workplace, developing meaningful skills and making a positive contribution to the organisation. They are also a fundamental part of the government’s reforms to technical education that includes T Levels. Over [...]

New Term, New Start – Family and Community Learning Courses

2020-08-24T15:36:29+01:0024th August, 2020|Categories: Family and Community Learning|

Our wonderful Family and Community Learning Team have launched their September schedule.Offering online, evening and face-to-face courses at the new Westbury Hub isn't it time you took a closer look? Click the page to open full listing back to all of our news

Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub Virtual Employer Conference

2020-08-21T13:46:24+01:0021st August, 2020|Categories: All News|

Maintaining and Developing Employer Engagement with Young People during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond This virtual conference, hosted by the Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub, will provide an opportunity for employers across the area to explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on young people’s career development, discuss opportunities and challenges around employment and [...]

Student guide to post-16 qualifications results Summer 2020

2020-08-20T09:42:55+01:0020th August, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England, and have produced a guide for those receiving qualification results in England this summer (updated 19 Aug. 2020) Alternatively view here back to all of our news

Students praised for hard work and encouraged to explore their options on results day

2020-08-20T09:25:39+01:0020th August, 2020|Categories: All News|

Congratulations from Wiltshire Council, Work Wiltshire and The Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub, to students picking up results today (20 August). Schools have worked hard to support students during the COVID-19 lockdown as young people had to study at home and could no longer take their exams. As students receive their results today they are [...]

Amazing Apprenticeships – August Parents’ and Carers’ Pack

2020-08-18T10:14:43+01:0018th August, 2020|Categories: All News|

The August Edition of the brilliant Amazing Apprenticeships Parents' and Carers' Pack has been published. Featuring timely and informative articles on: Why an apprenticeship should be your child’s Plan A Support from the school Careers Leader The benefits of a traineeship Government support for young people and their careers post COVID-19 What is the role [...]