Free short presentation skills course

Speak and Get Heard 2/3/21 to 30/3/21 from 12.45-2.45 each week Taught online using Zoom and Google Classroom This short course will help you to build skills and confidence in planning a presentation. This could be for a course, an interview or just to help you get heard. Places limited and support can be given […]

Free cooking course – face to face learning

Bristol Community Learning Team is running this free Live Well Eat Well course which will be taught face to face in small groups. The course will be taught following COVID 19 secure guidelines and all participants will need to wear a mask (unless exempt) entering and leaving the building as well as moving around the […]

Accessing Experience 50+

BITC’s EMPLOYABILITY TRAINING MENU 2021 Please join us for any of our forthcoming employability workshops. Due to the current Covid restrictions we are not able to offer any ‘in person’ meetings, so all our support is offered either online, via Zoom, Teams or GoogleMeet or over the telephone. You will need a tablet or PC […]

Get into Work Online Event, 4 March 2021

Man working from home in workshop

The WEA for the Bristol and WECA area are holding a free online event (via Zoom) to support and inform the unemployed. 10am Thursday 4 March 2021 Find out how to get help with your CV, job search and interviews, meet a careers advisor, and find out what qualifications you need to get work and […]

Virtual Careers Cafe for Unpaid Carers

The brand new Careers café for carers with Carers Support Centre starts next Wednesday, 3 March. Careers café for unpaid carers Grab a cuppa and join the team in our virtual cafe to have a chat about training & employment opportunities for unpaid carers! The online café is a great opportunity to meet other carers […]

Ways2Work email update

Thanks to everyone who subscribes to daily Ways2Work emails. We try and make sure we send them regularly so you are kept up to date with the courses and events to help people gain skills and get a job. However, today we have encountered some technical difficulties. It’s in the hands of our ICT department […]

DEFRA supported IT recruitment for Young People

I wondered if there were young people in your network who may be interested in this IT role we are supporting Defra with.  Service Tool Analyst details. It’s for ages 16+ who may be from harder to reach backgrounds and for anyone selected, Digisheds will provide the FREE ServiceNow platform training required (virtually at present, […]

ONS Coronavirus roundup: 23/02

Read the roundup Today, we’ve published the latest data for deaths involving COVID-19 in England and Wales, and early estimates on employment figures in January 2021. The main points include: Early estimates indicate there were 730,000 fewer payrolled employees in January 2021 compared with the same time the previous year Compared with the previous month, […]

Labour Market Statistics, IES Analysis – February 2021

Institute for Employment Studies Briefing Note Download the paper from the ies website. Overall, the labour market remained weak as 2020 ended – with headline measures of employment continuing to fall and unemployment up slightly. However the deterioration in the labour market has slowed significantly, and more timely payroll data suggests that employment may have […]

Bristol City Council Business news: Roadmap out of lockdown

This information is from Bristol City council’s Business e-bulletin. Sign up here: Subscribe   Dear Colleague, Yesterday the Prime Minister announced the first of a four-step plan to help the country transition out of national lockdown restrictions. I look forward to receiving further detail from the Government regarding what the easing of the lockdown restrictions […]