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Software Engineer Apprenticeship Opportunity

Appsbroker based in Swindon have a fantastic opportunity, a software engineering apprenticeship where you can gain a degree. This apprenticeship will enable the employee to work with the latest Cloud technology from Google and learn new skills using software such as; Java, JEE, RESTful web services, JavaScript and Angular 2.…

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GDPR – Are you ready?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the current Data Protection Act. The new law will harmonise, strengthen and modernise data privacy laws across the EU, and will apply in the UK even post-Brexit, courtesy of the Data Protection Bill.

At this evening …

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Defence Academy Open Day

The Defence Academy is hosting an Open Day on the 1st November from 10 a.m. till 4.30.   The intention is to provide industry as well as other local stakeholders with an overview.  The Defence Academy is responsible for the provision of all Higher Education for the MOD, both military

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Dyson seeking businesses for trailblazer

Dyson are searching for companies with fewer than 50 employees to join their trailblazer. The aim is to create a general engineering degree apprenticeship standard, many employers feel the current frameworks/standards does not meet their needs, as they are too focused on niche job roles.

The new standard will offer …

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The £2.2 Billion cost of the skills gap

 

The Open University recently published the findings of research conducted with 400 businesses during April and May this year.

The sample of businesses comprised 300 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and 100 larger and the study found that the skills gap is costing UK businesses more than £2 …

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SWMAS hosting two free events in Wootton Bassettt

SWMAS are hosting two free events for businesses at Marsh Farm Royal Wootton Bassett. They are design and deliver events which are aim to support to needs of manufactures.

  • Understanding behaviours in the workplace, 26th October, 9:30am – 1:30pm
  • The key to making business improvement work, 21st November, 9:30am –
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Wiltshire’s Festival of Engineering

Michelle Donelan MP and Andrew Murrison MP will be welcoming schools and businesses from across Wiltshire to join them for this year’s Festival of Engineering on 3rd November 2017.

The Wiltshire Festival of Engineering aims to help build a stronger manufacturing and engineering economy to serve the local community. By …

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