Job vacancy: Careers Hub Support Officer (SYMCA)

Hours: 37 hours per weekContract: Fixed Term to 31 August 2022Salary: £22,183 – £24,491 per annumHead office: Sheffield The South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) brings together the local authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield and the private sector through the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). These bodies together serve the communities and businesses of…

Take part in SYMCA’s Quarterly Economic Survey

The South Yorkshire Quarterly Economic Survey is now live for quarter four. South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority is inviting all local businesses to take part. By having your say you could influence policy and ensure the right structures are in place to support your business.

New employment and skills website ‘Start’ launches in South Yorks

Written by the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority YOUNG PEOPLE GIVEN A GREAT START IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE Young people (aged 11 to 18) are being given a real experience of careers and opportunities in this area through the Start in South Yorkshire programme, from the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA). Start in South Yorkshire…

SYMCA calls on South Yorks residents to access adult education courses

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) is urging residents to take advantage of the adult education provision available through its recent round Adult Education Budget tender process. The authority has commissioned a series of external partners to deliver AEB courses in South Yorkshire, as listed below. SYMCA says local control over the AEB (Adult Education…

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…