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Sport leadership and management techniques for business ‘Insight Session’ – Review

Taking your business to the top of the winner’s podium Higher Futures in partnership with the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) recently ran the third in its series of ‘Insight Sessions’.  The session looked at the benefits of harnessing the sport leadership and management techniques developed for the Olympics and using them to address […]

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Higher Futures Team Vacancy – Employer & HEI Skills Officer

A full-time opportunity has arisen within the Higher Futures Team for an Employer and HEI Skills Officer. The Higher Futures Team is responsible for the implementation and delivery of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s City Deal programme. The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) looks to build on the vibrant economic profile […]

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Developing workforce opportunities on our doorstep

With the current geo-political uncertainty in the world, the number of EU citizens working in the UK saw its largest drop in 5 years by 50,000 in the last quarter of 2016.* Therefore, now more than ever, we need to build even more robust local talent pipelines and develop employees within the workplace to a […]

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017

The tenth annual National Apprenticeship Week takes place this week from 6 – 10 March 2017, with hundreds of events expected to take place across England. The Week, which is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service, is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the economy. Closer to […]

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Junior Consultant, Consultant, Senior Consultant

A rapidly growing independent business management company that provides specialist technical support, systems assurance and process support to customers in the public and private sector, based in Westbury, is looking for a number of consultants for its rapidly growing business. The company frequently works as ‘customer friend or Owners Engineer’ across a number key roles in: – Technology/project assessment […]

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Higher Futures Insight Session – Sport leadership and management techniques for business

When: 22 March 2017, 17:30 – 19:30 Where: Springfield Community Campus, Corsham You are invited to hear from our panel of experts on the benefits of harnessing sport leadership and management techniques developed for the Olympics and using them to address the challenges and behaviours found in the business environment. This event will be led […]

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Making Your Business Greater

When: 23 March 2017, 07:30-12:00 Venue: Wellington Barn, Calne, Wiltshire The Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub is pleased to invite you to its first event for the year- ‘Making Business Greater’ on Thursday, 23 March 2017 at the Wellington Barn, Calne. Making Business Greater isn’t a regular networking event. Funded by the Swindon and Wiltshire […]

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Tidworth Job Fair 2017

We are pleased to announce that Higher Futures will be attending the Tidworth Job Fair, please come and say hello to us on the stand. Details are as follows: When: Wednesday 15th March 2017 Time: 10AM – 3PM Where: Tidworth Garrison Theatre, St Andrew’s Road, TIDWORTH, Wiltshire, SP9 7EP Headquarters South West will be running […]

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Business Skills Adviser

The purpose of this role is to engage with local employers, attract and recruit candidates onto the 3AAA’s Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) Programme, and coordinate delivery to learners as per their individual learning plan. Essential – Proven business development abilities and experience of working in a target-driven environment – Experience of presenting at various […]

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Capitalise on the Apprenticeship Levy and give your business a competitive advantage in 2017 – Free impartial advice

Give your business a competitive advantage whilst capitalising on the Apprenticeship Levy due in April 2017 by providing your employees with the university level skills they need to achieve their full potential. From 1 April 2017 all businesses with an annual pay bill of £3 million or more will be required to pay the new […]

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Digital Technology ‘Insight Session’

Higher Futures held the first of its ‘Grow you people, grow your business’ Insight Sessions at Excalibur Communications in Swindon. It explored the challenges faced by digital technology businesses in the area with regards to the skills gaps, shortages and workforce development. The panel of Experts included George Gill, Commercial Director at GG Media Resources; […]

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