Bristol City Council business news: Important info for businesses: Ways2Work and more

Ways2Work website relaunch Established by Bristol City Council, the Ways2Work website looks to build a network of employment and training organisations to work together to fill skills shortages in Bristol, and get our residents into work. Ways2Work works with partner organisations to ensure a joined up route to sustained careers for Bristol residents, as well as supporting our […]

Employer support – live webinars from HMRC

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Claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) are currently open for pay periods in November and December 2020. You have until 11‌.59pm Monday‌‌‌ ‌14 December to submit claims for November. Make sure you have the latest information by joining the live Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme webinar, which includes: who can claim who you can claim for […]

National Minimum Wage – new webinars on what counts as working time

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Understanding what counts as working time is important to ensure you’re paying the correct National Minimum Wage. Sometimes even employers who are paying above minimum wage rates can make a mistake leading to underpayment. HMRC is offering a live webinar covering the aspects of working time that cause the most confusion to employers. Register now […]

Ways2Work – updates all round

Welcome to the new world! The Ways2Work website design has entered a new era. Brighter, bolder, more dynamic and that’s just the shade of red!  Here’s a quick intro for you.  Content on the website is now divided into three main sections: Your Ways2Work for individuals looking for courses and support, Your Sector for professionals […]

Obesity Stigma at Work: Improving Inclusion & Productivity Webinar

Recent Institute for Employment Studies (IES) research indicates that discrimination against people living with overweight or obesity is prevalent throughout the employment cycle.  What can employers, HR professionals and policymakers do to tackle the common occurrence of weight-based stigma and discrimination at work? Join our free webinar where an expert panel will detail how inclusion, productivity and employment […]

WE WORK for Everyone Launch Event!

Project Launch WE WORK for Everyone We Work for Everyone will support people with a learning difficulty to find, secure and maintain paid employment. The programme launch event is via Zoom Friday, 11 December 2020, 2.15-4.00pm. The launch meeting will include: An introduction to WE WORK for Everyone, the delivery model and the project team […]

Ways2Work Website Maintenance

We’re spending a couple of weeks performing website maintenance on the Ways2Work website. This means that our news and calendar will not be updated while the work is ongoing. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we will be improving the speed and features of the website in the coming weeks. Thanks for […]

Understanding sight loss for employment professionals, free online training

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The RNIB has developed their Understanding Sight Loss for Employment professionals into an online training module. As many organisations are using the current pandemic as an opportunity to engage in professional development and training, I hope some of you might consider under taking the training. The training is completely free and I will also be […]