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.
On 26 June, Business in the Community, supported by the City & Guilds Group, will bring employers together to explore the challenges and opportunities of recruiting young talent in the Bristol area.  From plugging future skills gaps to retaining and attracting young people into your business; this free conference will help you to adapt your workforce planning for the next generation.
Business in the Community Scotland collaborate with business and Scottish Government to promote military employment programme
Employers that haven't considered hiring veterans are missing a trick. This toolkit is designed to help businesses strengthen their workforce by tapping into the ex-military talent pool.
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.