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11 Sep 2019
Up and coming scientists have been inspired to follow in the footsteps of Shropshire naturalist Charles Darwin after taking part in a unique biodiversity training programme. The Young Darwin Scholarship programme is run annually by the Field Studies Council (FSC) from its Preston Montford site near Shrewsbury – the home of Darwin. Experts at the field study centre recently welcomed 15 students,...
Mayor of Shrewsbury, Jane Mackenzie is pictured outside Severnside's Meole Digital Den
14 Mar 2018
Severnside Housing is helping Shropshire people build a brighter future with its inspirational learning programme and Digital Dens.  At an open day, this week Shrewsbury Mayor Jane Mackenzie saw the difference that is being made to help local people reach their full potential. Severnside’s community Digital Dens in Meole Brace and Castlefields offer cyber-style café facilities with free internet...
13 Feb 2018
A Shropshire law firm has won a national award for its outstanding commitment to training.   FBC Manby Bowdler was voted as the winner of the category, which recognised a business that goes above and beyond the usual remit for staff development, at the Modern Law Awards 2017/18.   The firm, which employs more than 200 people at offices in Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth, was...
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...
19 Feb 2016
Leading Shropshire printing specialists Precision Colour Printing, of Telford, held an awards ceremony for staff who have gained NVQ certificates at various levels. Thirty staff members from all departments, including two apprentices, of the Halesfield-based company completed a year-long course run by GB Training of Birmingham and were presented with their certificates at a special reception held...
18 Feb 2016
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place beginning 8 March 2016, on the following dates: Tuesday 8 March–...
13 Nov 2015
There are more than five million managers in the UK today - each one managing everything from budgets and policies to the most important resource of all - people. It’s a tough and pressurised job and a difficult one to get right. That’s why businesswoman Anita Bickerdike, owner of Shrewsbury-based consultancy Positive Intention, has taken it upon herself to give managers across Shropshire a...
19 Oct 2015
Significant changes to childcare qualifications are fuelling fears among nursery providers of a major skills shortage. It comes at a time when nurseries claim they are already feeling the pressure and struggling to find good quality new recruits. Penny Hustwick, owner of the ABC Day Nursery chain in Telford, Shropshire, said: “We welcome the fact that students aiming for level three Early...
19 Oct 2015
A new workshop designed to equip business leaders with efficient and effective management skills to boost productivity and performance is to be held in Shropshire. The public workshop focusing on Key Management Skills will be held on December 8, at Meeting Point House in Telford. It will be run by business coach Anita Bickerdike, managing director of Shrewsbury-based people development...
30 Sep 2015
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce is continuing to enhance the services it provides to members by partnering with a leading training provider to offer comprehensive professional and personal development skills. The organisation has teamed up with e-Careers to offer a full suite of online training courses aimed at staff and team leaders who wish to stay ahead of competitors and learn new skills...
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