The Skills Service is part of Opportunity Peterborough’s economic development portfolio, now funded by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority. Responding to local business needs to fill skills gaps and develop employability skills in young people, we co-ordinate activities between businesses and schools, and other organisations with access to young people. Young people need inspiration as well as information and guidance, which is best achieved through effective engagement with employers.
We also work with businesses to help with staff training plans, connecting businesses with skills experts locally and providing workshops on the benefits of a highly skilled team and alternative recruitment methods such as apprenticeships.
Westfield Health have produced an excellent series of guides to help both employers and employees get through the Coronavirus Pandemic. The guides are free to download, contain really useful templates and cover the following topics: Employer Guide – Preparing for COVID-19 Understanding Isolation Employee Guide – Working at Home (full of useful tips and templates) […]
We stay safe, stay home and wash our hands – but how can we look after our mental health during Coronavirus? These tips may help. Social distancing and self-isolating isn’t easy. It’s natural to feel anxious or bored. There’s a lot to think about, from exams, study and your jobs future to having questions about the physical […]
An excellent and informative video from the iNEQE Safeguarding Group explaining Coronovirus using Makaton and images has been released. Follow this link to watch the video and also explore more on their website.