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Employers look out … future workforce ahead! 3,100+ students; 25 schools; 40 businesses …

‘…..these business men and women are not coming in to school to teach – they are there to show – and to bring the excitement of business into the classroom.’ Brian Manning, Esh Group. This month over 3,000 year 10 and 11 students from 25 schools in 8 local authority areas across the North East…

Recruitment challenges..

Cumbria is a very distinct region, both in geography and population and when you are recruiting for businesses this can pose a real challenge when looking for a specific skill set or level of experience. We have been looking at some interesting information regarding Cumbria from the Observatory website and thought it was worth sharing.…

Changes in Minimum Wage

Please be advised that the government will increase the national minimum wage by 1.9% effective 1 October, the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) has announced. The adult minimum wage (for those aged 21 and above) rises by 12p to £6.31 per hour. The rates for 18-20-year-olds and 16-17-year-olds respectively rise by 5p to…

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