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  • Manchester has right formula to be centre for science

    As Europe’s largest interdisciplinary science meeting, ESOF will bring 4,500 leading researchers, thinkers, innovators, policy makers, journalists and educators to Manchester from more than 90 countries.

  • BHS Rescue bids fail

    Department store BHS is to go into liquidation with the loss of up to 11,000 jobs after efforts to find a buyer failed.

  • Manchester is the UK’s Trendiest City!

    Manchester is the UK’s Trendiest City! Manchester’s flourishing arts and food scene has cemented its place as the UK’s trendiest city.

  • Constructing a new job ready workforce

    It is anticipated that the sector will require an additional 230,000 skilled professionals to meet growing demand over the next four years.

  • More than 100 jobs are at risk at Monarch's engineering base at Manchester Airport.

    More than 100 jobs are at risk at Monarch's engineering base at Manchester Airport.

  • New enterprise Zone for Manchester

    A new enterprise zone in the heart of Manchester’s innovation district has been officially launched.

  • UK Unemployment UP

    UK unemployment rose by 21,000 to 1.7 million between December and February, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.

  • Social mobility hindered by ‘culture of inequality’ in school system

    Lords report says curriculum focuses too much on academic route, leaving those who do not go to university unprepared for world of work

  • Costa Coffee comes to Stretford Mall

    Costa Coffee comes to Stretford Mall An Altrincham couple are about to reach a milestone moment opening their 25th Costa Coffee shop – and it’s in Trafford.

  • Manchester Metropolitan University named as one of the best young universities in the world

    Manchester Metropolitan University named as one of the best young universities in the world Times Higher Education rankings put Manchester Met in top 150 under 50

  • Home production economy worth £1tn a year

    The home production economy worth £1tn a year. This is the value put on work done in the home including informal childcare.

  • Productivity gains in UK threatened by skills shortage, warns EEF

    Productivity gains in UK threatened by skills shortage, warns EEF

  • Virgin Flights to start from Manchester to San Francisco

    Virgin Flights to start from Manchester to San Francisco- good for tourism and business

  • Manchester ranked top location for business in Europe

    Manchester ranked top location for business in Europe. London 10th!

  • Food and drink Industry ‘Skills Gap Crisis’

    The food and drink industry is facing an "image crisis" which could worsen the skills gap firms are facing, it has been warned.

  • HS3 and M62 get Budget Funding

    George Osborne used this week’s Budget to commit £60m to developing a high-speed rail link from Leeds to Manchester, dubbed HS3, another £75m to work up the Trans-Pennine tunnel proposal and tackle M60 congestion, and £161m for M62 improvements around Warrington and Rochdale.

  • Bolton looking for Young Entrepreneurs

    Young entrepreneurs with dreams of big business are being invited to join Bolton’s first ever teenage market.

  • Reforms to examinations

    The government is reforming GCSEs, AS and A-levels and has already reformed some subjects

  • H20 creates 25 new jobs with Intu Trafford Centre launch

    H20, the luxury car valeting company established in 2003, is openinf the doors of its latest car valeting site at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

  • Manchester students most targeted by employers

    University of Manchester students are the most targeted by graduate recruiters, a new report reveals.

  • The Sharp Project contributes £32m to the Manchester Economy

    The Sharp Project contributes £32m to the Manchester Economy

  • Manchester Airport praised by MPs in Parliament debate

    Manchester’s Airport places the city 'in the Premier League'

  • Thousands of teachers are being lured abroad with lucrative pay packages as England's schools grapple with a recruitment crisis, Ofsted warns.

    Last year more people left to teach abroad (18,000) than trained (17,000) on post-graduate routes

  • Hotel sector is booming

    Hotel sector is booming

  • MMU’s Business School wins award

    MMU’s Business School wins award

  • Manchester has been voted the 8th happiest place to work in the UK

    Manchester has been voted the 8th happiest place to work in the UK

  • New research shows Britain’s top employers are set to recruit a record number of graduates in 2016

    A new report shows bright prospects for graduates

  • New ways to work!

    Co-working spaces are popping up all across Greater Manchester.

  • Nearly 22,500 new construction jobs are to be created in the North West in the next four years.

    Employment in the sector is also predicted to reach 299,000 by 2020 according to the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

  • North-South divide gap widens

    North-South divide gap widens as new analysis deals blow to Chancellor's plans to build a Northern Powerhouse

  • Manchester: the fastest growing city

    Manchester will be the fastest growing city outside the south of England according to a recent report.

  • London costs may force businesses north

    Higher salaries and sky high office rents are causing some to consider moving out

  • Co-op creates 22 jobs

    Vacancies remaining for retail roles

  • Millions fall into digital skills gap

    Go.On UK creates digital exclusion heat map

  • Amazon’s new robot army

    Picker staff replaced by robots

  • One business response to apprenticeship levy

    Levy on businesses facing resistance

  • Levenshulme High School demonstrates CEIAG good practice

    Engaging with the Career Point offer - Levenshulme sees positive impact

  • Tycoon in Schools –closing date for entries, 30th Sept

    Free national enterprise competition for schools/colleges

  • CEIAG in Schools and Colleges Conference

    Keynote speakers and sharing of practice workshops, York 2015

  • Care home jobs in Sale

    65 jobs at 57 bed facility to open winter 2016

  • Entry to and progression in work

    People from ethnic minority groups often at disadvantage in the labour market

  • Salford project aimed at disabled entrepreneurs

    ‘In the making’ focuses on new technology to generate business

  • Skilled workers 'may vanish'

    Concerns over potential impact of budget cuts on FE

  • Textiles Tea Shop

    Textiles roadshows help raise profile of sector revival

  • Advancing Ambitions

    Report shows good careers advice has positive influence on student results and outcomes

  • Graphene Week comes to Manchester

    Graphene academics and commercial organisations converge on University of Manchester

  • STEM resources, news and training

    Free teaching materials, competitions and ideas for updating your STEM curriculum from the National STEM Centre

  • Massive growth in North West jobs market

    Job vacancies in the North West are up 28% on last year

  • Booming Salford

    Three major projects get go-ahead

  • Jobs Fair

    A jobs fair at the Bridgewater Hall on 3rd June 10-12.

  • Carcraft job losses

    Rochdale council attempts to find new buyer for dealership

  • How happy is your workforce?

    Pret a Manger attribute some of their success to their happy workforce.

  • Outstanding Directions

    A website aimed at supporting organisations to improve their career guidance.

  • CPD for teachers

    The EU and the UK- free CPD for teachers, 10th July in Manchester.

  • KPMG 360⁰ - New Programme now open!

    KPMG are offering an Apprenticeship programme for young people about to leave school or college. The online application process is now open for young people who are expected to achieve a minimum of 260 UCAS tariff points and have already achieved 5 GCSE’s Grades A*-C, including English and Maths.

  • Manchester- European City of Science

    Short film celebrates past achievements and current projects.

  • Labour pledge face to face careers guidance for every student

    An announcement was made that Britain’s careers advice service in schools will be given an extra £50m to guarantee face-to-face advice from trained careers advisers, if labour are elected to power.

  • New Apprenticeship study material

    The National Apprenticeship Service has developed study material for young people with an accompanying teachers pack.

  • B&Q stores to close

    60 B&Q stores to close over next 2 years.

  • New Statutory Guidance- Career guidance and inspiration in Schools

    The revised statutory guidance for schools includes recommendations regarding quality assurance.

  • KPMG Discovery Programme

    Starting in summer 2015, KPMG's work experience programme is for young people in key stage 5 working towards BBC at A-Level (or equivalent) and have already gained 5 GCSE's A*-C.

  • Job Postings in Greater Manchester

    Find out the number of jobs posted in Greater Manchester in February 2015.

  • Help with Year 9 options for staff, pupils and parents

    Careers website Cegnet lists ‘The best ten resources for Year 9 options’.

  • Your future job quiz!

    Your future job, a quiz by UKCES is now available on the Young People page of this site.

  • Careers of the future

    UKCES provide job outlines to support career decision making

  • What’s happening in the labour market?

    Career Point bulletin summarising LMI news stories released today

  • Rise in second jobs

    Average number of hours Britons work each week has increased

  • Permanent jobs increase

    More people gain permanent positions despite weakest growth in 18 months

  • Manufacturing growth

    Evidence for optimism across the region

  • Skills North West

    An interactive careers event for the North West, will be held 4 – 5 March 2015 at EventCity, Manchester.

  • Careers of the Future

    UKCES provide job outlines to support career decision making

  • Non-stop flights to China

    Floodgate of opportunity opens with introduction of Manchester's first non-stop flights to China.

  • NHS annual schools competition

    The NHS is holding its annual schools competition, Step Into the NHS.

  • New assessment of the UK labour market published by UKCES

    How can future skills investment and policy deliver a more effective skills system?

  • Crowdfunding Centre for Manchester

    Centres providing free advice for entrepreneurs trying to start or expand a business to be opened in cities across England and Scotland.

  • Local apprentices at the University of Manchester

    Local apprentices support world-class teaching and research at the University

  • What do Graduates do?

    The HESCU/AGCAS publication presents a review of job destinations of graduates

  • Local Jobs

    Find out more about jobs being posted in Greater Manchester.

  • Focus on... Logistics

    Logistics is a sector that has changed considerably in the last few years.

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  • Manchester has right formula to be centre for science

    As Europe’s largest interdisciplinary science meeting, ESOF will bring 4,500 leading researchers, thinkers, innovators, policy makers, journalists and educators to Manchester from more than 90 countries.

  • BHS Rescue bids fail

    Department store BHS is to go into liquidation with the loss of up to 11,000 jobs after efforts to find a buyer failed.

  • Manchester is the UK’s Trendiest City!

    Manchester is the UK’s Trendiest City!

    Manchester’s flourishing arts and food scene has cemented its place as the UK’s trendiest city.

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