Youngsters not at university ‘overlooked’ say Lords
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The House of Lords social mobility committee report that youngsters not entering university do not receive adequate careers advice. Read more…BBC news

Apprenticeships Pass The Torch Event-Buckinghamshire FOR BUSINESSES
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The Pass The Torch event is part of a new exciting project to help spread awareness of apprenticeships and encourage more businesses to consider employing apprentices in the future. The Torch represents the passing on of knowledge, and has already been … Read More

Small Business Guide To Hiring an Apprentice
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Are you a small business owner, looking to employ an apprentice? Then take a look through this guide to the hiring an apprentice in to a small business; explaining the many aspects, and answering questions you may have about employing … Read More

My Skills Bucks | Employer Input
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There is a currently a pilot scheme running in Buckinghamshire schools called My Skills Bucks, set-up to provide a platform where students can log any experiences they have had through work placements, guest speakers, or business challenges and the skills … Read More

Gov.uk – help for young people
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Prime minister to announce new generation of mentors to help struggling teens. David Cameron will announce a new generation of high-flying mentors to help struggling teens improve their life chances. Article

What is an Enterprise Adviser?
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    Interested in becoming an Enterprise Adviser? Watch the video below and scroll down for more information on the role of an EA and how to get involved.   Enterprise Advisers Enterprise Advisers will be the cornerstone of The … Read More

10 ways to get more women into Engineering and Tech
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Practical and simple ideas for those who have the power to help. Women in Engineering

United Utilities – using cost benefit analysis to appraise investments
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This case study examines one major wastewater quality improvement investment made by United Utilities. It shows how important non-financial considerations, such as the impact on the environment, were in arriving at the best decision. United utilities case study  

How to collaborate with Schools if you are a Volunteer from Business – A Bucks Skills Hub Guide
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Read our comprehensive guide for volunteers from Business who will be going into schools to help with careers education and developing young peoples work skills

Small and Medium businesses ‘leaking’ £2.9 billion due to unqualified finance staff
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New AAT research has discovered that 36% of people responsible for finances in small and medium businesses (SMEs) do not have a relevant qualification. Link to the AAT news article

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