A new service is helping those made jobless as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak in the Humber get back into employment – while supporting key regional employers with gaps in their staffing due to the pandemic, such as those in the care sector.
Humber Jobs Fuse, a joint service created by the Humber LEP, The Education Development Trust (a prime contractor for the National Careers Service in Yorkshire and the Humber), the Department for Work and Pensions, the four Humber
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has received £3.25m in additional funding to provide new services across the employment and skills sector in the Humber.
The LEP successfully bid for the funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) National Reserve Fund – and will now put out calls for projects which organisations will be able to bid into to deliver programmes aligned to our employment and skills strategy aims in the Humber.
The calls will cover projects including support in the workforce
Humber careers and apprenticeship champions have highlighted the fantastic work going on in the Humber as they celebrate winning a series of prestigious awards.
Philippa Hartley’s Careers Leader of the Year award
At the Careers and Enterprise Company’s (CEC) Careers Excellence Awards 2019 two of four nominees from the Humber area won their categories, while the other two entries were also commended.
Meanwhile, one of the Humber LEP’s Employer Advisers also won Apprenticeship Champion on the year at the Apprenticeship Awards
Regional businesses are a hosting an event to support both students and their parents in finding out how to make a young person’s career aspirations a reality.
The ‘Hire Me’ event, which takes place at locations in both Hull and Scunthorpe, will give those looking to take their first steps on the career ladder the chance to talk to employers and education providers for first-hand advice, as well as their parents and carers.
The event will include workshops on topics such as
The Humber area has once again been acknowledged as having one of the best standards of careers education in the country, a report published today (Friday, September 20) has shown.
The State of the Nation report by the Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) is an assessment of how schools and colleges are performing against the eight Gatsby Benchmarks, which measure the quality of careers education and guidance.
Across the last 12 months, the Humber’s score has risen from an average of 3
A trail-blazing Hull College Group programme to produce work-ready young people to support the growth of the region’s economy has become the first to receive a prestigious accolade.
The Hull College Group Employability Passport has become the first scheme of its kind to be validated by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).