Teacake Club Meeting Review: Friday 30 September

Kevin Owers, Contract Manager at Opportunity Sheffield, welcomed guests to the Autumn Teacake Club meeting, staged at Portland House, hosted by Momentum Training, on Friday 30 September. Speakers Liz Seale, Momentum Training - About Momentum Training Liz explained how Momentum started in the engineering sector, moving into training 10-12 years ago. She explained the range … Continue reading Teacake Club Meeting Review: Friday 30 September

This week: Stakeholder consultation events for South Yorkshire’s Skills Strategy and Implementation Plan with SYMCA & Kada Research

Written by Roger Wilde, Senior Development Manager – Education, Skills and Employability, SYMCA The development of South Yorkshire’s Skills Strategy and Implementation Plan by the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) is underway. Developing a skills strategy is an opportunity to secure better life outcomes for all residents across South Yorkshire. Investment in education, skills … Continue reading This week: Stakeholder consultation events for South Yorkshire’s Skills Strategy and Implementation Plan with SYMCA & Kada Research

Sheffield’s Working Jobs Fair to take place at Zest on Tues 18 October

The eighth Sheffield's Working Jobs Fair of 2022 will take place at the Zest Centre in Upperthorpe on Tuesday 18 October. The event will give jobseekers the opportunity to meet local and citywide employers, discover the latest vacancies and apply for roles. All jobseekers are welcome to attend the fair, which is being organised by … Continue reading Sheffield’s Working Jobs Fair to take place at Zest on Tues 18 October

Element Society’s Life Hack project aims to develop 16-18s life & employability skills

Life Hack is a new Element Society project designed to support young people (16-18) who are NEET or at risk of becoming NEET. It supports them in developing life skills and employability skills. This can be done in group settings or as 1-to-1s. In locations most suitable for the young person. We aim to get … Continue reading Element Society’s Life Hack project aims to develop 16-18s life & employability skills

Diploma in Preparation of Military Service Level 2 & Certificate in Preparation of Military Services with MPCT

MPCT (formerly Learning Curve Group) is seeking participants for its Diploma in Preparation of Military Service Level 2 & Certificate in Preparation of Military Services course, to be delivered at Manor Top. The Diploma course is up to 12 months long and Certificate course up to 6 months long. MPCT can enroll learners onto the … Continue reading Diploma in Preparation of Military Service Level 2 & Certificate in Preparation of Military Services with MPCT

Final call for Digital Marketing L2 with Advancing Digital & The Source from Tues 23 Aug

The Source, in conjunction with Opportunity Sheffield's Advancing Digital programme, is running a five-day Digital Marketing Level 2 course between Tuesday 23 and Tuesday 30 August. The course, accredited by City & Guilds, will teach you how to use: Marketing methods such as social media and emailsWeb analyticsSEODigital safety & legislation The course is fully-funded … Continue reading Final call for Digital Marketing L2 with Advancing Digital & The Source from Tues 23 Aug

DWP: Cheaper broadband for struggling families

Press release from Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street, Department for Work and Pensions, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, The Rt Hon Nadine Dorries MP, and The Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP Broadband bills could be cut for millions of low-income households under Government plans to encourage social tariffs. New system allows customers to give permission to … Continue reading DWP: Cheaper broadband for struggling families

Job vacancy: Senior Development Manager – Skills (SYMCA)

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and driven Individual to help shape the future of adult education, employability and skills development for the South Yorkshire region.  With a devolved budget to be prioritised and allocated across approved providers SYMCA will ensure that we develop individuals with the right skills and knowledge to meet … Continue reading Job vacancy: Senior Development Manager – Skills (SYMCA)

Sheffield Futures Care Leaver employment support programme on ESF Ambition

Sheffield Futures is welcoming referrals and registrations for its ESF Ambition Care Leavers programme, which is designed to improve access to employment, education and training. The programme is accessible to Sheffield residents who are unemployed or economically inactive and have the right to live and work in the UK. Participants can receive employment coaching and … Continue reading Sheffield Futures Care Leaver employment support programme on ESF Ambition

UNISON-supported legal victory secures new holiday rights for all workers 

Press release from Unison Supreme Court judgment guarantees minimum paid annual leave All workers in the UK will now receive the same minimum level of paid annual holiday leave, regardless of how many hours they work, following a landmark legal judgment by the Supreme Court today (Wednesday).   The case, Harpur Trust v Brazel & UNISON, was … Continue reading UNISON-supported legal victory secures new holiday rights for all workers