News

23
Jul

How to Find an Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are bound to become more popular again with the Chancellor’s latest announcement but those looking for one may not necessarily know where to start. Apprenticeships are offered by employers in many different sectors and they’re advertised in many different places. Finding the right apprenticeship for you may take some time and research, but it is worth it to ensure

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14
Jul

New Bonus Supports Businesses Hiring Apprentices

Rishi Sunak included an exciting and encouraging initiative for businesses and young people in his Summer Statement. The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an exciting “brand new bonus” for businesses hiring employees over the next six-month period. With a hope to kickstart the economy and bring life back into businesses, as well as supporting young people and their prospects, the

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19
Jun

Support your Local Community and Enhance your Business by Offering Work Experience Placements

Bringing people on work experience placements into your business can seem more hassle than it’s worth. There is additional paperwork and risk assessments to consider, but the benefits are palpable. In the current climate, businesses should look to do all they can to support their local community and this should include helping young people who may have had their plans

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19
Jun

Lockdown and the Future of Employment

The world of work and the job market have changed in ways we could never have imagined due to lockdown in the UK. The COVID-19 pandemic shut down massive parts of the UK economy and some industries have been impacted in ways which will be hard to come back from. Our way of living has been impacted significantly and many

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19
Jun

Why Professional Project Management Training is a Must

Project management is a skill which many of us possess but how often are we able to prove it? In the working world we may use these skills on a daily basis but if we change company, or want to prove to a new client our skillset, what can we do? Portfolios are a great way of showing off the

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19
Jun

Making the Most of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has become a lot more popular than it was a few months ago, as people have had to get to grips with remote working, but still keeping in regular contact with their colleagues and clients. They’ve reached a huge 75 million users, which accounts to a 70% increase in daily usage. If you’re trying to use Teams for

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15
Jun

The Importance of Sales in Business Recovery

Whether your business has come to a complete standstill or slowed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the way in which we do business has had to change. The economy experienced an unprecedented and unparalleled shock when COVID-19 hit the UK, with a significant impact on GDP and stalling in many industries from construction to production and services. Once the government

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15
Jun

Why Work Experience Matters: Gaining Experiences for Better Prospects

The idea of work experience, especially once you’re of working age, can be off-putting. Work experience is almost always voluntary and this can make it seem unappealing, but the huge benefits it can bring to your career prospects and the decisions it can help you make, can be instrumental in your future job choice and success. You may have a

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15
Jun

Bridge the Digital Skills Gap, Boost your Business and Support Youth Employment

Recruitment has changed significantly since the COVID-19 outbreak and this is especially true for young people just finishing school or college. The government has expressed concern about long-term unemployment for young people, especially those who have limited work experience due to the current climate and with this mind, it is worth considering why hiring younger employees has its benefits. The

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15
Jun

Enjoy the Company-Wide Benefits of Online Group Training Sessions

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that we’ve had to get creative with our approach to training and even the every day meeting. From quick tutorials on how to actually use Zoom to full-on new intake and induction training via video link, companies have had to adapt quickly to keep their businesses going, their employees motivated and their training schedules on

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