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Apprentices Flying HighNominees & Red Arrows

Winners at the Cofely Fabricom (GDF SUEZ) Apprentice Engineering Technician & Recognition Awards 2014 were celebrated on the 27th November 2014 and held at the Great Grimsby Town Hall. The event was joined by the The Worshipful Mayor & Mayoress of the Borough of North East Lincolnshire and Squadron Leaders David Montenegro and Harry Raja from the internationally renowned Red Arrows.

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Spectrum Faculty – A Hull Firm’s Investment in Skills

Spectrum Faculty

IT@Spectrum, a local managed print and document services company has made a huge commitment to staff learning and development by launching the Spectrum Faculty.

The Spectrum Faculty is a completely self-funded in-house training programme which is predominantly aimed at ensuring that its younger members of staff are able to develop their basic business and life skills.  Modules are delivered over a series of terms and include subject areas such as customer care, communication, assertiveness, and presentation skills.

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Partnership created between two Skills Pledge supporters CREATE Studio School in Goole and the Press Association

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The CREATE Studio school in Goole,  East Yorkshire, and the Press Association, the UK’s leading multimedia news agency and digital content supplier, today announced a partnership project to support Business Studies students in developing their skill set.

Margaret Hicks-Clarke, Head of Operations for the Press Association and a member of the Humber LEP Employment and Skills Board, said:

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“This partnership aligns well with the Press Association’s commitment to the Humber Skills Pledge, launched by the LEP to raise awareness of what skills investment can achieve for business and the local economy and communities.”

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Voluntary sector urged to sign up to the Skills Pledge Campaign

The Humber LEP’s campaign to boost investment in training and skills is seeking backing from not-for-profit organisations with its latest set of breakfast events. To events will take place on the 28th January (Bishop Burton College) and 30th January (John Leggott College) to encourage organisations from the sector to support the campaign. View the full story here.




Campaign Reaches 100 Businesses !!

Over 100 businesses have now signed up to support skills and training through the Humber Skills Pledge. We are thrilled to have reached this milestone and recognised the achievement by inviting a few companies to receive their certificates with Lord Haskins (Chair of the Humber LEP) and Mike Parker (Chair of the Employment and Skills Board). Read the full story here.

Receiving Humber Skills Pledge Certificates

From left to right:

Elaine Neale – Coldwater Seafood, Nikki Hale – BJB Lift Trucks, Mike Parker (Chair ESB Board), Lord Haskins (Chair Humber LEP), Kay Locker and David Towers – Learning Skills Partnership, David Hood – The Excellence Partnership, Victoria Austin – Pier Support

A huge THANK YOU to all the businesses who have signed up so far; we urge anyone who has not signed up yet to do so and help us grow the campaign.  The full list of supporters can be foundhere


11/06/2013 New Promotional Video  

Thanks to Neonn for producing a fantastic video which will be used to promote the campaign to employers. You can view the video here:



City Health Care Partnership signs up to Humber Skills Pledge

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City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP) has signed up to the Humber Skills Pledge aspart of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The Pledge offers six ways in which businesses can invest in skills and training, including offering apprenticeships and employing local graduates. CHCP’s chief executive Andrew Burnell is enthusiastic about the benefits this can bring for local people and businesses.