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Calling all Service Design Professionals

Over the last 25 years, people-facing public services have become increasingly bureaucratic, hard to access, and removed from the people and communities they are designed to serve.  This has contributed to poor outcomes and spiralling costs as service users continue to develop more acute needs that could have been prevented.  With conditions in many of…

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SMEs and unemployed people are encouraged to take advantage of contracts totalling over £3 million within Solent Local Enterprise Partnership area.

  Employees Support in Skills: European Social Funding has invested in a programme to support employers within the Solent area, particularly SMEs, to access free higher levels skills training for their workforce. The investment is part of the Solent Growth Programme and has now been extended to March 2019. Employers will receive a Training Needs…

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Generation STEM

The Generation STEM project has now reached its final stage as students are beginning to go out on work experience placements across the South West region. The project’s aim is to evaluate the impact that work experience has on students’ attitudes and engagement with STEM and to develop their understanding of employability skills and provide…

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Offering timely advice and information

On Saturday 19th March, several of our careers advisors took part in a very busy ‘Apprenticeship Jobs Fair’ at Plymouth Guildhall. The event, organised by Building Plymouth and the Plymouth Manufacturers Group (PMG) attracted more than a 1000 job seekers of all ages. Those who popped along were able to try their hand at taster activities,…

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Work Experience and Employers

The great thing about National Careers Week is that we get to celebrate careers support in all its guises, and this includes the huge impact made by employers who offer young people work experience. If you’re one of these businesses already, you’ll be well aware of the benefits to the students coming into your workplace,…

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National Careers Week 2018

This week is the 11th National Careers Week, which allows us the opportunity to focus on the impact of great careers guidance and support. It’s also National Apprenticeship Week, celebrating apprenticeships and the benefits they present to both individuals and businesses, as well as the UK economy as a whole. CSW Group has championed positive…

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