Sheffield City Region virtual provider network event (6 Oct)

Sheffield City Region’s next cross-regional provider event will take place virtually on Wednesday 6 October 10am-12:15pm. Key speakers ESFA Mayoral Combined Authority The Local Skills Advisory Panel AELP Ofsted Leads for the South Yorkshire LSIP trailblazer and Strategic Development Fund The key speakers will aim to reflect on what the post-pandemic qualification and skills landscape…

Update re: SCR MCA Community Renewal Fund submission for South Yorks

In March 2021, the UK Government announced £220 million investment in the UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF). Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) was designated as a lead authority by the UK Government. Working with the four local councils of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, and Sheffield, we sought proposals from across the region for submission…

SCR’s MCA Skills Bank extended to December 2021

The Skills Bank programme has been extended until December 2021. This extension is funded directly by The Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership in recognition of the needs of our local businesses and as part of the support we’re providing to boost South Yorkshire’s post-pandemic recovery and renewal. Skills Bank has been running since 2019,…

Views welcomed: DfE consultation on Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Schemes

Rob Harvey, Senior Programme Manager – Education, Skills and Employment, Mayoral Combined Authority Executive You may be aware that the Department for Education are currently consulting on a new approach to apprenticeships, creating ‘flexi-job apprenticeship schemes’ to increase the use of apprenticeships in certain sectors and professions. The proposals aim to ensure apprenticeships reflect modern…

Supply Chain Online Event: Supplying the Public Sector (Weds 26 May)

By joining this free event you will get expert advice from the Procurement teams of Barnsley; Doncaster; Rotherham and Sheffield councils.  The session will provide a general overview of how businesses can supply the public sector (in this case, local councils), and give attendees a better idea of what to expect.  Did you know that collectively the 4…

UK Community Renewal Fund – £12m available in South Yorks in 2021-22

Written by Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority The UK Government has announced £220 million investment in the UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF) in its budget on 3 March 2021. The UKCRF is the pre-cursor to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The UKCRF aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK…

SCR’s Working Win scheme helps 511 people stay in work during pandemic

Written by Sheffield City Region Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority’s trail blazing Working Win scheme, which has helped thousands of people find and stay in work, has helped 511 more people to stay in work. This takes the total number of residents supported up to 3,570, helping the region’s fightback against the Coronavirus pandemic….

SCR Enterprise Adviser Network seeks volunteers to inspire young people

Written by Sheffield City Region Enterprise Adviser Network Connecting educators and employers to inspire and prepare young people for the world of work The Sheffield City Region Enterprise Adviser Network connects education to employers in Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield. Our ambition is to inspire and prepare young people for the fast-changing world of work….

Sheffield City Region Careers Hub

Written by Sheffield City Region Sheffield City Region’s new careers hub will tackle youth unemployment and support businesses to build back better from the challenge of Coronavirus. The Careers Hub will allow up to 55 new local schools and colleges to work together with universities, training providers, employers and careers professionals to improve careers education….