Unemployed people will be able to access thousands of new volunteering and training opportunities to help them take their first steps back into work.
The National Apprenticeship Service is the driving force behind a new campaign ‘Wight 111 in 2011′ which aims to encourage Isle of Wight businesses to recruit 111 new apprentices on the Island in 2011.
For a fourth year running, Hampshire Constabulary has once again been named as the UK’s most ‘gay-friendly’ police force. in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index.
Subject to planning permission, ASDA wants to open its first Isle of Wight store after agreeing a land deal with the IW Council. The retailer plans to open a 45,000 sq ft superstore with café and petrol station on land acquired from the council at St George’s Way on the outskirts of Newport.
The Isle of Wight Council today announced its expectation of an estimated loss of 535 posts. The move is a response to the current economic situation and the subsequent large reduction in money made available to local authorities.
UKSA is offering seven young people the chance of a lifetime to train for a career in the maritime industry, thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All programme. Each trainee will take part in UKSA’s Go Beyond programme.