employment

07 Feb 2020
Following a successful year since the initial launch of its apprenticeship in Drainage Maintenance, Inspection and Repair, Metro Rod is now aiming to recruit up to 80 new apprentices in 2020.   The nationwide commercial drainage expert makes the announcement as apprentices are being put in the spotlight around the country for the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week, which is taking place...
27 Jul 2017
A Telford employment lawyer has predicted a rise in the number of Employment Tribunal claims following a crucial and wide reaching decision by the Supreme Court. Julia Fitzsimmons, Employment Partner with award winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler, said the ruling by the Supreme Court yesterday (July 26) that the tribunal’s Fees Order is unlawful and will be quashed will result in a Government pay...
27 Jun 2017
Hard work and professionalism has paid off for a Shropshire student after their work placement leads to a permanent job. Natasha Beaman, 17 from Shrewsbury, is currently studying Level 3 Travel & Tourism at Shrewsbury College and as part of the College’s work placement programme, Natasha had the opportunity to work at Opulent Travel Services. Opulent Travel Services, based in Shrewsbury, are...
red recruitment solutions shrewsbury recruitment agency employs new administrator
14 Mar 2017
Red Recruitment Solutions based in Shrewsbury are excited to welcome a new Administrator to their team. Kate Wrigley who will be taking up the role as Reception Administrator originates from Canada.  She moved to the UK to learn more about her heritage and start a new chapter in life.  With a goal of settling down in beautiful Shropshire, the first leg of her journey was concentrated on securing...
07 Feb 2017
Communities across Shropshire are to benefit from a £3.3m project aimed at tackling poverty by supporting people into work and training. The programme will see people in deprived areas who are struggling to find jobs receive one-to-one help and support to gain confidence and learn new skills. Led by training and employment organisation Landau Limited, the project will be delivered in Shropshire...
09 Nov 2016
Following the announcement last week that Uber lost a tribunal case focused on the employment rights of its drivers, a local solicitor is warning that the ruling could affect thousands of other workers across the Midlands. The decision was made by Employment Judge Snelson at the London Employment Tribunal on Friday 28th October, in which two Uber drivers won the case that they should be classed...
01 Oct 2015
A new lunch group serving up to date advice on employment issues will expand into Shropshire next month. Award winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler is bringing its free HR Lunch Club to the county for people working in human resources or who manage staff at any level. The meetings offer practical advice in an informal environment and a chance to network. The lunchtime sessions will share best...
03 Sep 2015
Employment experts from an award winning Shropshire law firm will share advice and analysis of the latest developments affecting employers at free breakfast briefings this month. The Employment team from FBC Manby Bowdler will host the events at the firm’s headquarters at Shrewsbury Business Park on September 23 and at the NFU Mutual office in Southwater Way, Telford, on September 24. The 60-...
18 Feb 2015
A completely unique and straight-forward video CV service pioneered by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce has successfully gained funding to officially launch across the county, it was announced today. Shropshire Chamber of Commerce is celebrating success after it recently secured vital funding from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to roll-out People Portal – its innovative video-based CV...
Get Ahead with the 24+ Advanced Learning Loan
24 Jul 2013
If you're looking to start a course from 1 August 2013,  aged 24+ and undertaking a Level 3 or 4 qualification, you may be eligible to take out the Advanced Learning Loan to help cover the costs of your course. Through this loan you can gain the benefits of progressing your skillset and developing further knowledge of your craft by gaining a nationally recognised qualification. This qualification...
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