Talent & Skills

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One of Ready for Work's successful clients on a work placement
Ready for Work engages business in supporting disadvantaged groups, particularly people who have experienced homelessness, into employment.
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Future Proof, a campaign run by Business in the Community and backed by City & Guilds, to help businesses break down the barriers in their recruitment processes and create quality accessible jobs for all young people.
Step Up To Work helps unemployed 16-25 year olds develop the skills, self-esteem and confidence they need to get into work.
Generation Talent was a joint initiative between BITC and The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) developed by the Talent & Skills Leadership Team to help jobseekers by providing practical help for companies as they promote their vacancies to the unemployed.

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Our ambition is a diverse, skilled and healthy workforce that actively volunteers in communities, with business setting public targets on diversity, fair pay, productivity and wellbeing.
This white paper draws together insights and lessons from the entries to the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award 2016, showing how companies can inspire, hire and grow young employees effectively.
Catch up on our online Q&A with our Unipart Inspiring Young Talent award Winner Sky, where we discussed the broadcaster's award winning Starting Out programme with Martha Jennings, Starting Out Manager and Harry Eke, Marketing Apprentice.
On 9th November at Asda HQ in Leeds, Business in the Community, backed by the City & Guilds Group brought together over 60 major employers from across West Yorkshire to explore the challenges and opportunities of employing young people in the region. Read the Liveblog to see what happened.
HRH The Prince of Wales recently joined veterans, guests and business at a special reception to celebrate their efforts to get former service men and women into employment.
John Neill, Chairman and CEO of Unipart led a small group of business leaders on a Seeing is Believing visit on Tuesday 18 October in London to highlight the actions that business leaders can take to bring about change in society, thereby increasing their commercial advantage.
In partnership with the Officers Association we have developed a new tool to help employers cut through the acronyms and cryptic terminology used by the military.
See what happened when staff from infrastructure and support services company Amey answered questions about the company's partnership with the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, for which it achieved finalist status in this year’s Inspiring Young Talent Award.
Starting Out is a Sky Academy initiative that uses TV, creativity and sport to help young people build practical skills and experience. The programme provides over 1,000 work related opportunities for young people each year.  
GE Aviation Wales offers apprenticeships in both engineering and business administration. The programmes provide excellent opportunities for young people and guarantees talent for the future of the engineering industry.