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….

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….