Step Up To Work helps unemployed 16-25 year olds develop the skills, self-esteem and confidence they need to get into work.
Work Inspiration is a national employer led campaign that targets 14-19 year olds in full-time education to make their first experience of the world of work more meaningful and inspiring.
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.
Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru has the power to convene business at scale and around issues that are facing today’s Wales. Our Community Conversation will bring together these responsible companies in Wales with community organisations, stakeholder groups and peers to discuss the issues facing communities – and crucially identify and implement actions that both sides working together can take to make a positive difference.
Over 21,000 young people across South and West Wales are building their skills ahead of entering the world of work, with support from more than 400 volunteers from Barclays.
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.
The Dragon LNG Darwin Experience (DLNGDE) uses field trips and hands-on activities to engage pupils, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, in technology-related career paths.
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.
WISE is a ground-breaking programme that educates, engages and employs young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, and supports them into the world of work. Run by Whitbread, it provides opportunities in the hospitality sector.
The Queen's Speech earlier this week prominently featured two issues central to Business in the Community's work, education and employment, amongst the government's planned policies for the coming year. We asked two of our in-house experts to give their views on the measures outlined.
Cyfarthfa High School and Carillion Civil Engineering have joined forces to launch a three-year Business Class partnership to boost enterprise opportunities for young people.
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