Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering – research to boost demand for higher technical education and create provision to meet this demand

The Heart of the South West LEP is working with the Learning and Work Institute (L&W) to explore ways to boost demand for higher technical education at Level 4 and 5, and create provision to meet this demand. L&W has been commissioned by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and the Heart …

Fully Funded Training from Cornwall Marine Network August 2020

Get Ahead with CMN’s Business Courses! NOW AVAILABLE TO EMPLOYERS IN CORNWALL, DEVON AND SOMERSET Back by popular demand, CMN’s great range of Short Business Courses, tailor made to your needs For a list of courses available, download the .pdf flyer here Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a …

Make UK: Furlough extension vital for key industry sectors to prevent jobs bloodbath

Survey shows redundancy plans escalating and prospects for normal trading receding Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to extend the Job Retention Scheme for strategic industry sectors by six months in order to avoid the loss of highly skilled job losses in manufacturing on a scale not seen since …

July dates added to CMN’s Business Courses

Now available to employers in Cornwall, Devon & Somerset The fully-funded training courses take place online throughout July. Download the information pdf below to browse the wide range of courses available: Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) …

Industry calls for National Recovery Plan as sector plunges to record lows – Make UK/BDO survey

Immediate stimulus package for manufacturers should lead measures to boost investment and save jobs Key findings Output plunges to lowest level in 30 year survey history UK and export orders at lows comparable to financial crisis Employment and investment suffer significant cutbacks Just over 10% of companies operating at full …

Government publishes detailed guidance on the revised furlough scheme

Make UK has analysed the guidance… Late on 12 June, the Government updated its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to provide more detail about how the revised Scheme, which begins on 1 July, will operate. The revised Scheme provides for flexible furloughing from 1 July, however, the level …