Science Oxford Needs Businesses Like You!
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Science Oxford is the public-facing part of The Oxford Trust – an independent charitable trust that was founded in 1985 by entrepreneurs Sir Martin and Audrey, Lady Wood. The Trust’s mission is to encourage and facilitate the study, application and … Read More

Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2017 – BBF
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The Buckinghamshire Business Awards are an annual celebration recognising the innovation and success of businesses in Buckinghamshire. The Awards are an opportunity to applaud the entrepreneurial spirit of both large and small businesses throughout the county and to honour those who have contributed to … Read More

EA Case study
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This EA Case Study from the Careers and Enterprise Company provides some good background information and some useful tips. ea_case_study_310316_v2-1  

Work Experience Guidelines for Employers
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Employer (Placement Providers) Responsibility Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, an employer has a responsibility to ensure that young people employed by them are not exposed to risk due to: Lack of experience Being unaware … Read More

Safeguarding young people on Work Experience
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At Opps In Bucks we are currently working on a new project to give students a place to find work experience, part time jobs and apprenticeships in Buckinghamshire. The aim of the project is to provide them with relevant opportunities … Read More

Joining The Dots – A Chance To See The Bigger Picture
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11th May 2016 saw the Careers and Enterprise Company’s first annual conference in Liverpool which provided an opportunity for schools, colleges and employers to meet, exchange idea, share best practice and views on how to best inspire and prepare young … Read More

David Yeabsley Inspires ToolShed Students! – Case Study
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On 15th April David Yeabsley from The People Animators Ltd delivered an interactive and fun session to students at The Toolshed. David and his colleagues at The People Animators Ltd ‘Help People to Maximise their Potential and Effectiveness’ in large … Read More

Why you should hire an apprentice in Construction – Infographic
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This useful infographic was built by the people at PowerToolWorld.co.uk with help from the National Careers Agency to show why you should be employing an apprentice in your construction company: the benefits to your company, to the sector and to … Read More

Graduates earn less than those without degrees at low performing universities
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The figures will further concerns that universities are not doing enough to equip students with the skills required for top roles, with sixth-formers pushed into higher education degrees that they will struggle to repay loans for on graduation. Telegraph article

Allow teenagers to focus on work, says Lords report
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Scrap the national curriculum at age 14 to allow teenagers to focus on work, says Lords report. Baroness Corston continued: “We have found that without being taught life skills, given the right support, access to work experience and robust, independent careers … Read More

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