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Commenting on the launch of the Kickstart scheme, allowing employers to offer government-subsidised work placements for young people aged between 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said:
Willis Towers Watson (WTW), the Ipswich-based leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has agreed to become a patron of Suffolk Chamber’s innovative Young Chamber initiative.
Over 100 Year 12 pupils from The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, took full advantage of the opportunity to practice and refine their interview techniques across a two day period.
Pupils at Sir John Leman High School were given today (15th November) a businessperson’s-eye view of what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur as they participated in a Young Chamber entrepreneur event.
EDF Energy, one of Suffolk’s leading employers, has become the latest organisation to sign up as a patron of an innovative scheme, run by the leading business body in the county aimed at bridging the gap between the world of education and the world of work.
One of Ipswich’s leading further education providers has become the first organisation to sign up as a patron of an innovative scheme, run by the leading business body in the county aimed at bridging the gap between the world of education and the world of work.
Sir John Leman High School in Beccles has become the second educational provider in the county to become a Young Chamber Plus member.
The leading voice for the business community in Suffolk has been awarded the Youth Pledge Marque from New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
"Suffolk Chamber of Commerce believes that the nuclear industry has been good for the county’s economy. It has been good for Suffolk thanks to both the jobs created directly and indirectly and in terms of investment in the skills base of the local workforce over many decades.
“The building of a new nuclear power station would boost our economy both during construction and once it is up and running. We have been working closely with EDF Energy through our local supply chain website to ensure that as many local businesses have a chance to pick up contracts as possible should Sizewell C get the go-ahead.