People and Skills

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Blog – your opportunity to help develop the hidden workforce
Building Bridges ~ your opportunity to help develop the hidden workforce
Blog – employers how are you supporting the parents in your workforce?
A recently released article by People Management reveals that 34% of working parents feel that balancing work with family life takes a toll on their m...
Blog – Apprentice Stories
During recent weeks the Routes to Employment team at Wiltshire Council have been out and about meeting young people from businesses across the county ...
advice Regulations Covering Lifting and Manual Handling in the Workplace
This guide explains the requirements of the Regulations and provides information about how to comply with them.
guide Redundancy Legislation & Procedure
This guide gives an overview of an employee's legal rights, and the procedures that employers should be following throughout the redundancy process.
advice Apprenticeships for Small Business
This guide provides an overview of apprenticeships for small business and describes the benefits to business and apprentices. It outlines the differen...


UCAS - At the heart of connecting people to higher education


UCAS is an independent charity providing information, advice, and admissions services to inspire and facilitate educational progression. UCAS is the central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to higher education. UCAS services support young people making choices after their GCSEs, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.


Technology for work-based learning (Jisc)


Across the UK, work-based learning providers are facing the challenge of using technology to support teaching, learning and assessment across curriculum areas in working environments. Providers need to develop flexible and appropriate methods of course delivery and assessment, and technology can support access to ‘any time any place’ learning that is essential for learners in the work place

Technology for work-based learning

Enhancing the digital experience for skills learners (Jisc)


Comprehensive guide to enhancing the digital experience for skills learners How can skills providers make the most of digital technology to support their learners to gain employment and progress in their careers? Author: Clare Killen Updated: 15 November 2016

Enhancing the digital experience

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the professional body for those involved in personnel, training and development. Tel: (020) 8612 6200

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service


Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) is an organisation that offers practical, independent and impartial help to employers, employees and their representatives by providing information and advice, preventing or resolving disputes, and settling complaints about employees' rights without the need for an employment tribunal hearing. Tel: 0845 747 4747

Guide to apprenticeships in Wiltshire (Work Wiltshire)


A comprehensive guide to all apprenticeship information relevant to Wiltshire including types of apprenticeships, industries, current vacancies and links to further information



Have your say on university level courses in Swind...
Help us better understand the skills and qualifications required now and in the future.
Training Contract (South West) - Open Opportunity
Science and Technology Facilities Council are seeking organisations to deliver a training programme ...
featured Meeting the UK's £84 billion productivity challeng...
Higher Futures, in partnership with the University of South Wales, will be delivering an 8 day ILM a...
Dyson Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Trailblaze...
Higher Futures is reaching out to businesses who may be interested in being part of a Trailblazer Gr...
New Work Wiltshire website launched
An all new Work Wiltshire website aimed at people including, employers, young people, parents/carers...
EPSRC launches 'Inclusion Matters' call
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has launched an open, competitive cal...


Conference South West Skills Conference 2018
Bridgewater , Somerset Free Hosted by Swindon & Wiltshire LEP
Seminar Employment Law and Intellectual Property seminar for Business Owners
Swindon FREE Hosted by Swindon Borough Council - Business Growth
Exhibition Mum's Enterprise Roadshow
Brighton FREE Hosted by Mum's Enterprise Events
Conference Swindon JobFest
Swindon NA Hosted by Work Wiltshire