People and Skills

Attracting and nurturing your most important assets

Knowledge

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.
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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.
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Degree Apprenticeships - A New Route
Degree Apprenticeships offer a great solution for those that want to learn and earn.
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The Importance of skills in the work place
Leadership and Management Skills amongst the most important for business success.

Employing staff for the first time - what you need to know

Nov 2, 2017, 16:56 PM
Url : ​https://www.gov.uk/employing-staff

News

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 ...
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...

Events

Seminar Community Events 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 Community Events Swindon JobFest
Swindon NA Hosted by Work Wiltshire
Exhibition Community Events Futures Apprenticeships and Jobs Fair
Bath Free Hosted by Higher Futures
Workshop Community Events Google Analytics - An introduction
Swindon £85 Hosted by Higher Futures
Networking Community Events FSB South Wilts Business of the Year Awards Launch 2018
Salisbury Free Hosted by Spire FM

Community Insights

Ufi Charitable Trust
January Newsletter - VocTech Seed provides funding of up to £50,000 for projects up to 12 months in length
Skills
Dyslexia and design - Article from The Design Council
Is Dyslexia a weakness or a strength? Designers discuss how they feel dyslexia enables them to think differently
Essential Business Skills
Successful business leaders care for their people, providing opportunities to grow and develop. Successful business leaders need to know those skill s...
Sign up for free, short, online courses with leading Universities
Future learn offer free online courses on hundreds of different subjects! Join other learners online from around the world and meet educators from top...
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 ...