Helping to raise young people’s aspirations and life chances
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Helping to raise young people’s aspirations and life chances

Career Ready links employers with schools, providing a talented pool of students, eager to develop practical workplace skills. Career Ready (formerly Career Academies UK) is an ambitious business-led…

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week is approaching
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Scottish Apprenticeship Week is approaching

With Scottish Apprenticeship Week just around the corner, now is a perfect time to consider Investors in Young People (IIYP) and how it could benefit your business. Scottish…

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Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) – Working with Businesses for a Sustainable Future
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Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) – Working with Businesses for a Sustainable Future

Since its creation in 2012, from the merger of the Scottish Agricultural College, Oatridge, Elmwood and Barony Colleges, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has established itself as the major…

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Go on to achieve great things
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Go on to achieve great things

Since its establishment over 50 years ago, Inverness College UHI has cultivated an excellent relationship with the Scottish business community through its commitment to supporting the training needs…

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One of the UK’s leading producers of fish and seafood is urging other employers across the economy to use the Certificate of Work Readiness scheme to identify new talent.
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One of the UK’s leading producers of fish and seafood is urging other employers across the economy to use the Certificate of Work Readiness scheme to identify new talent.

Dawnfresh Seafoods, which is based in Uddingston, has already recruited some young people from the company’s first Certificate of Work Readiness group. They were offered Modern Apprenticeships and…

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Giving youngsters a fighting chance
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Giving youngsters a fighting chance

A Business Services Modern Apprentice has told how she got the chance of a career after completing the Certificate of Work Readiness. Monicah Ayoub took part in the…

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Can’t get the staff!
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Can’t get the staff!

For many employers, finding the right staff to take their business forward is no easy task. For those recruiting young people straight from school, ensuring candidates are ready…

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Open for business
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Open for business

The Open helps cement business relationships like no other major sports event. For a start, time is on your side, with the sporting action and relaxed hospitality present…

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Why don’t we take the bus?
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Why don’t we take the bus?

A report will be published later this month which could pave the way to more people in the North-east of Scotland to switch from their cars to buses.…

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