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How CT Skills can help hospitality staffing

Since the COVID-19 pandemic caused the working world to grind to a halt, it has been difficult for certain industries to get the cogs turning again. One of these industries suffering with an influx of short staffing is the stereotypically popular Hospitality industry. According to thecaterer.com, Hospitality businesses lost over 355,000 employees during the COVID …

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Tapping into talent whilst saving time and money

As Covid restrictions ease across the UK, The Prime Minister has stated that “Talent cannot be wasted and now is the time to achieve a national recovery so that jabs, jabs, jabs becomes jobs, jobs, jobs.” He promised to spread opportunity more evenly, specifically in the Midlands and north of England. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-57071636 So why are …

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Solving Staff Shortages

The combined impacts of Brexit and Covid have left countless companies throughout the UK in a perilous position due to chronic understaffing issues. Low employee numbers and glaring skills gaps at all levels mean that employees are overly stressed, the quality of work is decreasing and the number of unhappy customers is rising. Ultimately, this …

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Strategic Partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions to recruit for a variety of roles

CT Skills cultivates a strong partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions to support local employers and the Civil Service during a time of unprecedented demand. Together, the partnership has collaborated to offer specialised training and recruitment within the unemployed or low-income communities through Sector-Based Work Academy Programmes (SWAPs). CT Skills initially began working …

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Local jobseekers inspired to care by training programme

Jobseekers were in the spotlight on Friday 5th of February as Work and Pensions Secretary Thérèse Coffey joined them on their journey to retrain into the care sector. The 13 local residents successfully started their care careers last month thanks to a Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP) – a three-week training course offered by the Department …

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#NAW2021- Apprenticeships gave me a different perspective on education

Mimosa Anderson was unsure on what to do after she finished Sixth Form.  Knowing she wanted to pursue a career in Finance, she discovered the AAT Apprenticeship with a local employer through CT Skills. Since beginning this apprenticeship, Mimosa believes the experience has lived up to her expectations. She stated: “The balance of studying and working …

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Bridging the Industrial Skills Gap with the Levy

Over 110,000 East Midlands people are employed within the Industrial and Manufacturing sector. 46% of these jobs are within levy organisations who all have access to staff training funded by their levy contributions. So with such significant levy funding available, why is the skills gap within the Industrial and Manufacturing sector still the biggest barrier to …

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