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 event, hosted by regional law […]
Deloitte have released their report on the importance of recognising the potential of ex-service personnel in the workplace. The full report can be downloaded here.
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 and civil servants. Its training is available […]
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 flexibility and transferability; it will […]
Over the last few days the press has been full of news on tuition fees and the associated repayment. Whilst the combined impact of freezing fees and a raised earnings bar before repayment (£21,000 to £25,000 per annum) could potentially help some, the cost for a full-time degree and the potential economic consequences means that […]
TherfoFisher Scientific is recruiting in Swindon, the company are offering a range of positions including; Production Engineering Chemistry Microbiology Internships Apprenticeships Address: Patheon Part of ThermoFisher Scientific, Covingham, Swindon, SN3 5BZ For more information visit TherfoFisher Scientific website.
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 billion a year in higher […]
When: 3rd November Where: Trowbridge Civic Centre 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.. The Wiltshire Festival of Engineering aims to help build a stronger manufacturing and engineering economy to serve the local community. By enthusing young people […]
When: 26th October & 21st November 9:30am – 1:30pm Where: Marsh Farm Royal Wootton Bassett SWMAS design and deliver events which aim to support the needs of manufactures. Workshops include; 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 […]
When: 4th October 10am – 2pm Where: 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 […]
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 […]