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Knowledgebase) Subjects) Workforce development

  • Apprenticeship
    City businesses sign up to 1000 apprenticeships in 1000 days plan 18 March 2016
    Economic Partnership hosts major consultation on the City Employment and Skills Plan 4 December 2015
    Major Brighton employer supports National Apprenticeship Week 16 March 2015
    Dv8 Sussex Apprenticeships - Special event for prospective apprentice employers 5 February 2014
    Dv8 Sussex Apprenticeships - Special event for prospective apprentice employers 3 February 2014
    Apprenticeships: demand up, supply still inadequate 5 September 2013
    Apprenticeships Explained 12 August 2013
    Flexible apprenticeship service launched in Brighton 1 November 2012
    College highlights free course boost for adult learners 30 July 2012
    Young apprentices offer helping hand to Whitehawk Inn 25 November 2009
    Government cuts could affect training for young people 9 November 2009
    New Model to deliver Apprenticeship Places for Small Businesses 23 October 2009
    City College to offer ‘apprenticeship in golf’ 10 August 2009
    City College urges local construction employers to take on apprentices 15 July 2009
    Apprenticeship Strategy Event 24 February 2009
    Apprentices - a valuable asset in a downturn 17 February 2009
    Government’s poor record on apprentices 30 August 2008

  • Communications, IT and new media
    R&D will be more important than ever for Brighton & Hove companies post Brexit 28 September 2016
    How to get a TV newsreader in your office 17 September 2016
    New board to boost graduate employment 30 January 2013
    Big bucks for creative digital sector 11 January 2013
    City College introduces Digital Media apprenticeships 9 July 2012
    Skills gap gets serious 21 May 2008
    Asian Call Centre backlash 28 June 2006
    Call Centres Booming – DTI 6 July 2004
    The UK's call centre industry is set to gain around 200,000 jobs in the next 3 years. 7 May 2004
    How Much U.K. Business is Heading For India? 30 August 2003

  • Construction and associated trades
    City College’s new Construction & Trades Centre reaches a milestone 24 September 2016
    Secretary of State backs Brighton's construction jobs initiative 5 February 2013
    Local construction job initiative launched 26 January 2013
    Skills gap gets serious 21 May 2008
    Learning & Skills investment pays off 24 June 2006
    Construction skills shortages are bridgeable 18 June 2006
    Finding a good builder 4 March 2005
    Brighton addresses skills gap in construction 4 December 2004
    Talks over construction training deal on King Alfred site 10 June 2004
    Desperate U.K. skills shortage could be filled by new EU entrant labour. 11 April 2004
    Construction Workers Take Centre Stage 17 April 2003

  • Creative industries
    Music students get insights from legendary label 24 March 2010
    EC funding for cultural development 11 October 2003

  • Design
    Dyson gifts money to establish Inventors University 12 July 2006

  • Environmental Industries
    Brighton City Deal gets government go-ahead 19 February 2013
    Understanding Energy and Carbon Auditing Explored 1 December 2010
    Understanding Energy and Carbon Auditing Explored 30 September 2010
    Transition to low carbon economy compromised by skills shortages 21 November 2009
    The potential for environmental industries in Brighton & Hove 18 October 2009

  • High technology
    Free leadership and management training for technology SMEs 26 September 2008

  • Human Resources
    Free Business Masterclass in Brighton 6 September 2016
    Brighton & Hove City Council & PCT - Stress Management in the workplace 25 February 2009
    Brighton & Hove Leader Group - Equality and Diversity - Understanding the Legal Requirements Workshop 24 February 2009
    DMH Stallard - Employment Law Workshop: The End of the Statutory Disciplinary, Dismissal and Grievance Procedures. Something to Look Forward to in 2009? 13 February 2009
    DMH Stallard - Employment Law Workshop: The End of the Statutory Disciplinary, Dismissal and Grievance Procedures. Something to Look Forward to in 2009? 11 February 2009
    Brighton & Hove City Council & PCT - Stress Management in the workplace 27 January 2009
    Don't call me stupid - dyslexia and dyspraxia awareness raising event 20 November 2008
    Brighton & Hove City Council & PCT - Stress Management in the workplace 4 November 2008
    Employment Law Breakfast Workshop: TUPE Transfers - A Summary of What You Need to Know 24 October 2008
    Workplace stress is bad for your health 16 October 2008
    Pensioners fill skills gaps 11 July 2008
    British businesses want flexibility 5 July 2008
    Legislation and Case Law Updates Are you ready for 2008? 7 December 2007
    I swear it's good for staff morale 20 October 2007
    Can Brighton make more of its migrant workers? 29 December 2006
    New age rules - another barrier to employment 20 May 2006
    HR Consultancy Project for SME Businesses Coming to an End 19 December 2005

  • Learning & Skills
    Free Skills Support for the Workforce 9 February 2017
    Principal welcomes government U-turn on course fees 24 August 2011
    Dealing with Difficult People and Situations 5 July 2011
    Get your staff qualified for the job for free 27 May 2011
    The Whitehawk Inn needs your support 25 March 2011
    ‘Thumbs up’ Scheme improves service to customers with learning disabilities 8 December 2010
    Understanding Energy and Carbon Auditing Explored 1 December 2010
    American Express wins Employer Contribution Award 20 November 2010
    Understanding Energy and Carbon Auditing Explored 30 September 2010
    City College seeks successful ex-students for new Gold Award 2 September 2010
    Understanding Energy and Carbon Auditing Explored 8 July 2010
    AutoCAD training 19 May 2010
    Brighton company wins major E-Learning Award 21 November 2009
    ‘Time to celebrate vocational training’ says City College Principal 28 September 2009
    Mishon Mackay chooses City College as main training provider 4 March 2009
    Tourism Futures Conference 11 February 2009
    Boost for new media job seekers in Brighton 6 February 2009
    University of Brighton: AutoCAD Training Level 1 27 January 2009
    University of Brighton - Practical marketing for business 27 January 2009
    City to gain Centre for Work & Learning 18 December 2008
    Two Heads are better than one 28 November 2008
    Don't call me stupid - dyslexia and dyspraxia awareness raising event 20 November 2008
    University of Brighton - Strategic Management: Managing Success 10 November 2008
    University of Brighton: Do-it-yourself Public Relations 7 November 2008
    University of Brighton: Environmental Management and Auditing 27 October 2008
    University of Brighton: Business Skills 21 October 2008
    University of Brighton - Strategic Management: Managing Success 13 October 2008
    University of Brighton - Strategic Management: Managing Success 13 October 2008
    Free leadership and management training for technology SMEs 26 September 2008
    University of Brighton - Strategic Management: Managing Success 25 September 2008
    University of Brighton - Practical Marketing for Business 25 September 2008
    City College launches pioneering course for Hospitality & Events employees 25 July 2008
    Council raises the bar on skills 16 July 2008
    Notes from the economic strategy consultation event available 11 July 2008
    Free training for volunteers 13 June 2008
    Fantastic success for employer engagement project 4 April 2008
    If you don't want us to bother you again just tell us! 9 March 2008
    Small businesses no longer shying away from growth 8 March 2008
    UK lagging in the 'skills race' 16 February 2008
    Boost for new media job seekers in Brighton 4 February 2008
    Train to gain and keep the workforce happy 1 February 2008
    Economic Partnership meeting focuses on the City Employment and Skills Plan (CESP) 18 January 2008
    City College launches 'City Entrepreneur' project 5 December 2007
    Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership scoops Learning Champions prize 11 October 2007
    Economic Partnership addresses the employment and skills challenge 10 October 2007
    Sowing the seeds of women's enterprise 1 October 2007
    New diploma links education to jobs in Brighton 29 September 2007
    Learning what works - learning at work in Sussex 20 June 2007
    Developing a Learning Organisation 8 May 2007
    Lyons Inquiry consults on Barker, Leitch and Eddington papers 17 December 2006
    New website provides access to local training and recruitment organisations 16 October 2006
    Ministers ‘passing the buck' on training 15 October 2006
    Be a retail superhero 12 August 2006
    Making Connections: Vocational learning in Sussex 21 June 2006
    New skills pilots for city centres 28 January 2006

  • Legal and financial services
    Call Centres Group meeting 11 November 2004
    Call Centres Booming – DTI 6 July 2004
    The UK's call centre industry is set to gain around 200,000 jobs in the next 3 years. 7 May 2004
    The offshoring of call centre jobs to India is 'an accident waiting to happen'. 30 March 2004
    DTI Pronounces on Call Centres 6 December 2003
    Aviva Joins the Exodus to India 5 December 2003
    Lloyds TSB Join the Exodus to the East 31 October 2003
    Mixed Picture as HSBC Goes East 19 October 2003
    How Much U.K. Business is Heading For India? 30 August 2003

  • Local scene
    Domestic & General announce 29 new jobs 12 October 2016
    Local firm gets on the bus to find new recruits 22 October 2015
    City College welcomes new Work Experience Coordinator 22 September 2015
    New City Employment & Skills Plan to be produced 12 August 2010
    City College’s courses for unemployed SHINE through 21 December 2009
    Your Future, Your Choice brings work and education closer together. 30 October 2009
    Two Heads are better than one 28 November 2008
    City College launches pioneering course for Hospitality & Events employees 25 July 2008
    Careers Development Group Job Fair 27 February 2008
    Drugs and alcohol in the workplace 6 October 2007
    Workforce Development Group 16 November 2006
    Brighton & Hove Future Workforce 17 October 2006
    Workforce Development Group 21 September 2006
    Careers Development Group (CDG) 3 August 2006
    Workforce Development Group 20 July 2006
    Workforce Development Group 18 May 2006
    Workforce Development Group 22 March 2006
    Want to be a Learning Champion? 9 January 2006
    Sussex Council of Training Providers 18 May 2005
    Brighton skills project attracts £3m funding 3 January 2005
    Brighton Jumps 8 Places in the OMIS Survey 29 November 2003

  • Manufacturing
    Recession will be tough for Brighton & Hove’s young workers 10 January 2009
    Dyson gifts money to establish Inventors University 12 July 2006

  • Miscellaneous
    Meaning conference confirms speaker line-up: breeding a new army of business activists 10 November 2017
    City Council offers free LGV/PCV training 9 November 2015
    Skills: a black cat in a dark room that isn’t really there! 7 January 2015
    First Aid for Businesses 18 November 2010
    Discover the value of social enterprise 3 December 2009
    City College to offer ‘apprenticeship in golf’ 10 August 2009
    Is your business the fittest of ‘the fringe’? 14 May 2008
    More young people should become apprentices 22 July 2007
    Workforce development 2 August 2004

  • National scene
    Free Business Masterclass in Brighton 6 September 2016
    Government cuts could affect training for young people 9 November 2009
    Work experience threatened by new legislation 10 May 2008
    Most employers still have concerns about skills gaps 26 April 2008
    School leavers get full marks for IT but fail on letters and numbers 22 August 2007
    Workforce skills report – dire warning 6 December 2006
    Dysfunctional skills system failing warns DTI 26 November 2006
    Unskilled jobs – a thing of the past. 18 November 2006
    Learning & Skills investment pays off 24 June 2006
    Unemployment highest for nearly 4 years 17 June 2006
    New age rules - another barrier to employment 20 May 2006
    CBI says priorities for manifestos should be transport and education 8 April 2005
    Government to address skills shortage 26 March 2005
    Letter to the Editor. Employer engagement is crucial. 19 November 2004
    Workforce skills aren’t our business 10 November 2004
    Workers take their employers to Court 21 July 2004
    Sex discrimination is still rife… especially in the south east 6 June 2004
    Never been cheaper to go it alone 30 May 2004
    UK firms get serious about HR 22 May 2004
    Small businesses want to be exempt from employment law 15 May 2004
    New Government Key Worker Scheme 12 May 2004
    The UK's call centre industry is set to gain around 200,000 jobs in the next 3 years. 7 May 2004
    Desperate U.K. skills shortage could be filled by new EU entrant labour. 11 April 2004
    Still not enough women at the top 9 January 2004
    DTI Pronounces on Call Centres 6 December 2003
    Unions challenge rules on sexual equality 3 October 2003
    CBI says new EU regulations could threaten jobs 5 September 2003
    Stressful jobs are good for us! 5 September 2003
    New Skills Training Agency Agenda to be Business-Led 13 April 2003

  • Public sector
    Brighton University tackles the shortage of planners 9 September 2008
    Alan McCarthy is new CEO for Brighton & Hove 4 December 2004
    Where are Brighton's volunteers? 17 July 2004
    New Government Key Worker Scheme 12 May 2004

  • Retail, pubs, clubs and restaurants
    Economic Partnership hosts major consultation on the City Employment and Skills Plan 4 December 2015
    City College’s Marcus meets Mary ‘Queen of Shops’ 18 November 2011
    College launches new training restaurant at the Amex 23 September 2011
    City College steps closer to top retail awards 6 September 2011
    City College hosts information event for business, HR and training skills courses 6 September 2011
    Welcome Host: Customer service Course 29 June 2010
    How to reduce costs 29 June 2010
    Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Training 28 June 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 25 June 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person 25 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 21 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the workplace 21 June 2010
    First and Lasting Impressions Training 16 June 2010
    Food Safety in Catering Level 3 Training 15 June 2010
    Door Supervisor Course 14 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 11 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the workplace 11 June 2010
    Effective Leadership Training 9 June 2010
    National Certificate of Personal License Training 7 June 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 7 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 28 May 2010
    Health and Safety in the workplace 28 May 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 24 May 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 18 May 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 17 May 2010
    National Certificate of Personal License Training 10 May 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 7 May 2010
    Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Training 5 May 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 4 May 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 30 April 2010
    Free Training: Effective leadership and maximising team performance 17 February 2010
    Free Training: First and Lasting Impressions 10 February 2010
    Free Training: Retail Window Display Course 3 February 2010
    Free Training: Retail Customer Service Course 3 February 2010
    Free Training: How to reduce costs and maintain customer service 3 February 2010
    Free Training: Retail Visual Merchandising Course 2 February 2010
    Free Course: Successful selling to grow profit and enhance the client experience 27 January 2010
    Engage Partnership Quarterly Meeting 26 January 2010
    Tourism Futures offers ‘Fair’ deal for local businesses 1 December 2009
    Tesco boss laments UK skills 12 September 2007
    City College Calls for Business Help 12 July 2007
    Be a retail superhero 12 August 2006
    New Fashion Retail Academy 27 April 2005
    Are you sick of the sickies? 12 March 2005
    Free HR consultancy for Brighton’s tourism sector 28 August 2004
    Changes to the immigration law will affect businesses in Brighton 8 May 2004
    Retailers be warned online trade is booming 6 January 2004
    Retail is a key growth area for UK Jobs and economy 8 August 2003
    Internet Sales Boom on the Back of Broadband 29 January 2003

  • Survey
    Work-based training is a success 30 December 2009
    Is your boss killing you? 5 December 2008
    Most employers still have concerns about skills gaps 26 April 2008
    School leavers get full marks for IT but fail on letters and numbers 22 August 2007
    Are you sick of the sickies? 12 March 2005
    The secret to success is not to work longer hours 23 February 2005
    Temporary workers could be given full employee rights ...BCC wants to hear your views 6 November 2004
    Getting the work-life balance right 15 August 2004

  • Tourism, entertainment and hospitality
    Economic Partnership hosts major consultation on the City Employment and Skills Plan 4 December 2015
    City Jobs celebrates success on its 1st birthday 28 October 2011
    College re-launches its City Travel agency 17 October 2011
    City College hosts information event for business, HR and training skills courses 6 September 2011
    ‘Thumbs up’ Scheme improves service to customers with learning disabilities 8 December 2010
    The Tourism Alliance 7 September 2010
    Welcome Host: Customer service Course 29 June 2010
    Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Training 28 June 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 25 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 21 June 2010
    First and Lasting Impressions Training 16 June 2010
    Food Safety in Catering Level 3 Training 15 June 2010
    Door Supervisor Course 14 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 11 June 2010
    The Tourism Alliance 10 June 2010
    National Certificate of Personal License Training 7 June 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 7 June 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 28 May 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 24 May 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 18 May 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 17 May 2010
    National Certificate of Personal License Training 10 May 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 7 May 2010
    Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Training 5 May 2010
    First Aid Appointed Person Training 4 May 2010
    Health and Safety in the Workplace 30 April 2010
    The Tourism Alliance 10 March 2010
    Free Training: Effective leadership and maximising team performance 17 February 2010
    Free Training: First and Lasting Impressions 10 February 2010
    Free Training: Retail Window Display Course 3 February 2010
    Free Training: Retail Customer Service Course 3 February 2010
    Free Training: How to reduce costs and maintain customer service 3 February 2010
    Free Course: Successful selling to grow profit and enhance the client experience 27 January 2010
    Engage Partnership Quarterly Meeting 26 January 2010
    Tourism Futures offers ‘Fair’ deal for local businesses 1 December 2009
    Human Resource Management Course 30 September 2009
    Customer Services Training 29 September 2009
    Amaze your customers for free 3 September 2009
    Tourism Futures Conference 11 February 2009
    City tourism sector battles crunch with conference 19 January 2009
    Tourism Alliance 21 October 2008
    City College launches pioneering course for Hospitality & Events employees 25 July 2008
    City College Calls for Business Help 12 July 2007
    Free HR consultancy for Brighton’s tourism sector 28 August 2004
    SMEs in tourism lag behind in looking after their workforce 14 May 2004
    Changes to the immigration law will affect businesses in Brighton 8 May 2004


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