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….

Job vacancy: Innovation Adviser (Sheffield City Region Growth Hub)

We are looking for an Innovation Advisor, with a focus specifically on innovation to join our team. We are looking for someone who is self motivated and has experience in providing information, advice and guidance to growing businesses, ideally with an innovation focus, to join the Growth Hub team, to work on behalf of the…

SCR Growth Hub: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – upcoming changes explained

The Sheffield City Region Growth Hub has published updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, with information on the grants and packages of financial support available to UK employers once furlough payments cease at the end of September. Topics covered Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme What is the Job Retention Bonus? Bounce Back Loan Scheme…

Skills Bank launches 2 new strands; online training and rapid response

By Sheffield City Region Skills Bank Skills Bank is a programme that puts employers from across the region in charge of their own skills and training needs. Developed by the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, the programme enables businesses to invest in their workforce and improve their productivity. Private sector investment is matched with public…

State of Sheffield 2020 Report launched by Lord Blunkett

The State of Sheffield 2020 report was released today (Friday 28 August) at an event opened by Lord Blunkett, Chair of the Sheffield City Partnership. This year’s report focuses largely on the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic on the city, it’s communities, health, society and economy.  It highlights the pandemic’s exacerbation of existing inequalities,…

SCR funding to boost careers education in South Yorkshire

Written by The Sheffield City Region The Sheffield City Region has secured more than £130,000 of funding to further boost careers education, helping to tackle youth unemployment and supporting businesses to build back better from the challenge of Coronavirus. A new Careers Hub will be launched in Sheffield, allowing up to 55 new local schools…

PPE Equipment on its way to South Yorkshire social care teams

Published by Sheffield City Region A delivery of personal protective equipment which arrived in South Yorkshire yesterday, is now on its way to social care teams across the county. Hundreds of thousands of pieces of kits including aprons, gloves and masks were delivered to South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s training centre in Sheffield yesterday afternoon….

SCR’s New Business Support Package Provides a Focus on High Growth

Press release – Sheffield City Region The Sheffield City Region Growth Hub has a new support package available for businesses wanting to boost their growth in 2020. The Access to Growth+ initiative will provide businesses, who have more than nine full time staff, with access to an intensive business support package from one of Growth Hub’s Growth…

Skills Bank Programme Celebrates 100th Business Sign-up

Published by Sheffield City Region Sheffield City Region’s Skills Bank is celebrating after the 100th business signed up for the programme. Skills Bank 2 has been running since April 2019 and recently approved its 100thapplication, made by Tecomet, a medical device and aerospace manufacturer based in Sheffield, who will put 90 learners through the programme. Skills…