SYMCA Policy Webinar: Flexibility is key to filling rising vacancies in South Yorkshire (29 June)

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority would like to invite you to an upcoming webinar on Wednesday 29 June. The title of the webinar is Flexibility is key to filling rising vacancies in South Yorkshire SYMCA will be joined by colleagues from the Centre for Progressive Policy (CPP) who will be talking through some of their … Continue reading SYMCA Policy Webinar: Flexibility is key to filling rising vacancies in South Yorkshire (29 June)

SYMCA survey on upcoming Multiply numeracy skills programme

Written by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority If you’re an adult who does not already have a GCSE grade C/4 or higher in Maths, and you need to improve your numeracy, free courses are coming soon via the Multiply scheme. Multiply is the new national programme focused on improving adult numeracy skills and confidence. The … Continue reading SYMCA survey on upcoming Multiply numeracy skills programme

Job vacancy: Careers and Enterprise Co-ordinator (RBMC/SYMCA)

Job reference: REQ09985 Date posted: 18/05/2022 Application closing date: 01/06/2022 Location: Riverside House/Hybrid Salary: £29,174 - £31,895 pay award pending Contractual hours: 37 Basis: Full time Job category/type: Economic Development Attachments: Job Details.pdf 37 hours per week, contract initially runs until 31stJuly 2023. Rotherham MBC have an ambitious Employment and Skills agenda and are looking … Continue reading Job vacancy: Careers and Enterprise Co-ordinator (RBMC/SYMCA)

Half a billion unlocked by SYMCA for the South Yorkshire renewal fund

Written by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority The Mayor of South Yorkshire, Dan Jarvis, has announced a fund worth half a billion pounds to be used on making improvements in the region’s four local authority areas. The South Yorkshire Renewal fund will be invested in place-based projects across infrastructure, housing, community renewal, net zero, business … Continue reading Half a billion unlocked by SYMCA for the South Yorkshire renewal fund

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing (18 Mar)

Please download the file below to read the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing as of Friday 18 March. SYMCA-policy-briefing-18-03-2022Download This week's key messages Labour market data is not showing any signs of major shifts with unemployment slightly below pre-pandemic levels. There is some positive labour market data around job recovery, particularly in … Continue reading South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing (18 Mar)

SYMCA: New Sustainability Centre will bring region together to lead drive for net-zero

Written by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority A new translational research centre to help decarbonise organisations across South Yorkshire was announced on Wednesday 9 March 2022.  The South Yorkshire Sustainability Centre was unveiled at South Yorkshire Economic Summit 2022 The centre will connect world-leading research with regional partners to develop and implement plans to reduce … Continue reading SYMCA: New Sustainability Centre will bring region together to lead drive for net-zero

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing (4 & 11 Mar)

Please download the file below to read the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing as of Friday 4 March. SYMCA-data-briefing-04-03-2022Download Last week's key messages A live Department for Education consultation proposes to reform the student loan system, lowering the interest payable and earnings threshold, and extending the payback window. IFS analysis finds that … Continue reading South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing (4 & 11 Mar)

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing (25 Feb)

Please download the file below to read the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing as of Friday 25 February. SYMCA-data-briefing-25-02-2022Download This week's key messages The return of workers to offices is revealing some interesting trends. Workers in London are returning at a lower rate than in the ‘core cities’. And those that do … Continue reading South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Weekly Policy Briefing (25 Feb)

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 … Continue reading Job vacancy: Careers Hub Support Officer (SYMCA)

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

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 … Continue reading SYMCA calls on South Yorks residents to access adult education courses