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Apprenticeship Fair at Royal Wootton Bassett TEN Centre

An apprenticeship fair is being held at the Royal Wootten Bassett TEN Centre for those interested in applying for an apprenticeship, employers who would like to learn more about taking on an apprentice and to share best practice via training providers and business support agencies. The event will be held on Wednesday 4th October between […]

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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 – 1:30pm Workshops will be followed […]

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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 enthusing young people from an early […]

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Blog – Apprenticeships…the low down!

With A-level and GCSE results looming, 17th and 24th August respectively, have you thought about what to do next? FE College, Sixth Form, University and finding employment are all options you may have considered and given the strong marketing of the Get In Go Far campaign in recent years, applying for an apprenticeship is a […]

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Come and discuss workforce development opportunities! We are holding a day of free one-to-one skills workforce development advice sessions on 10 August at the Five Rivers Centre, Salisbury

Grow you people – grow your business Are you looking to train your staff? perhaps you don’t have the time to look at your training options and need some advice on what is available.  Higher Futures can do the work for you by providing free, impartial information on funding and training options, an introduction to […]

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Small businesses in Swindon and Wiltshire urged to take advantage of £4m free training pot to develop employees’ skills

Small and medium sized enterprises across Swindon and Wiltshire are being urged to take advantage of £4m of free skills training for their workforce before the deadline to utilize the funds in July 2018 The training is available as part of the programme Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW), which Serco’s Employment, Skills & Enterprise […]

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From college to university

When: Wednesday 21 June 2017 at 8.00am – 9.30am Where: At UWE Frenchay Campus The new Apprenticeship Levy now enables companies to support apprentices from lower levels right up to degree and masters level qualifications. UWE Bristol invites everyone to join them for breakfast, see their facilities and hear about the degree apprenticeships they will be offering. Their partner Further Education colleges will […]

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Free HR seminar for new and small employers

When: Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Where: Best Western Plus Angel Hotel, 8 Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HD Two leading organisations, Peninsula and Working For Carers have teamed up to deliver a free seminar for new and small employers. Peninsula has unrivalled expertise in HR and you will receive practical advice on how to: – Ensure documents […]

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I’m a Scientist / Engineer / Astronaut – Get Me out of Here!!

When:  Thursday, 16 June 2017      Where: Swindon College When:  Monday, 26 June 2017        Where: Wiltshire College Chippenham Background/rationale This Teach Too Development Project is funded nationally by the Education Training Foundation and the project is in its third stage with an emphasis on collaboration. The free STEM Masterclasses being held […]

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TIDWORTH ARMED FORCES ‘LIFE SKILLS’ FAIR 2017

When:   Wednesday 24 May, 2017 Time: 10:00 – 14:00 Where: Tidworth Garrison Theatre, St Andrew’s Road, TIDWORTH, Wiltshire, SP9 7EP We are pleased to announce that Higher Futures will be attending the Tidworth Armed Forces ‘Life Skills’ Fair, please come and say hello to us on the stand.   The event is open to all service […]

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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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