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Successes for young people

Cabinet Member for Children and Learning Linda Kemeny has set out key successes after Surrey County Council launched an innovative way of improving young people’s services. At a meeting of the Cabinet to sign off plans to continue the approach, she highlighted that Surrey: has the fewest young people classed as not in education, employment and training … Continue reading

Skills centres open doors to help young people into work

Five skills centres have thrown open their doors to help young people into work. Another six will be launched in the next two months as part of Surrey County Council’s push to combat the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET). It comes after colleges and training firms were given the … Continue reading

Council close to target of filling 100 apprenticeships

A drive to fill 100 apprenticeship places in a year at Surrey County Council is close to reaching its target with nearly five months to go. So far 77 apprenticeships have been arranged at the authority following the initiative’s launch in April. They have been offered in areas such as youth work, administration, social care, … Continue reading

Council apprentice campaign hits halfway mark

A campaign backed by Skills Minister John Hayes to get teenagers into work has hit the halfway mark weeks after being launched. Surrey County Council leader David Hodge unveiled the scheme offering businesses a cash incentive to hire 200 apprentices eight weeks ago. Already 62 businesses have been handed the £1,500 grant to hire a … Continue reading

Surrey reaches target of filling 200 apprentice places in 100 days

A campaign spearheaded by Surrey County Council to fill 200 apprentice places in 100 days has reached its target with time to spare. The success of the apprenticeship drive was confirmed as National Apprenticeship Week kicked off yesterday (6 February)*. Employers have been coming forward since the end of September pledging to take on apprentices … Continue reading

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