Transferable Skills That Make Business Graduates More Employable

Transferable Skills That Make Business Graduates More Employable
February 7, 2020

Education is an essential part of everyday life. We learn in so many ways, including traditional classroom-based lessons and real-life skills. Each is as important as the next, but to get ahead, you need to take it a step further to expand your knowledge and experience.

As individuals move through education, university is often the transitional phase into full-time employment. However, traditional lesson-taught degrees are not the only way to gain this type of qualification. 

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The IT Skills Every Graduate Needs

The IT Skills Every Graduate Needs
January 14, 2020

In the modern world we live in, nearly every kind of job requires a basic comprehension of computers.

When you take into account all of the jobs that require candidates to have immediate to advanced computer skills, it’s important that, as a student, you have a skill set in place that stands out from competitors, helping to increase the chances of you securing your dream role.

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Bishop Burton College Students To Benefit From Investment In Campus

Bishop Burton College Students To Benfit From Investment In Campus
September 9, 2019

Students and employers from across Yorkshire are set to benefit from a significant investment in the digital infrastructure at Bishop Burton College.

The college has recently completed a £650,000 project to upgrade its ICT systems, which will provide the platform to train current and future generations of highly skilled workers and provide a valuable contribution to the agriculture sector, in particular.

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Fit4DogsUK Employee Shortlisted For People in Business Award

Fit4DogsUK Employee Shortlisted For People in Business Award
May 17, 2019

A Fit4dogsUK employee has been shortlisted for an award at the 2019 Hull & East Yorkshire People in Business Awards.

Competing against the best talent in the region, Zofia Thompson, Canine hydrotherapist at Fit4dogsUK has beaten the competition to make the official shortlist for the First-class service award.

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New Deputy Principal Appointed At Bishop Burton College

New Deputy Principal Appointed At Bishop Burton College
January 30, 2019

The new deputy principal at an East Yorkshire college says she will be listening closely to the views of students and local businesses to help produce a skilled workforce for the region.

Rachel Ellis-Jones has re-joined Bishop Burton College this week, having previously worked there as an art lecturer at the start of her career.

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New Service Aims To Conquer Mental Health Taboo And Get People Back To Work

New Service Aims To Conquer Mental Health Taboo And Get People Back To Work
February 8, 2018

Two former NHS managers have joined forces to set up a new company designed to help people with even the most severe mental health conditions return to work.

Working for Health’s new programme ‘The Work Place’ has just been officially launched. The event was held at the University of Hull’s Enterprise Centre, which is providing them with cost effective office space, equipment and networking support as an incubator business.

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Val Wood Signing New Paperback A Mother’s Choice In Beverley

Val Wood Signing New Paperback A Mother’s Choice In Beverley
February 7, 2018

At a time when abuse scandals and in-equality hit the headlines, acclaimed author Val Wood is releasing her paperback, A Mother’s Choice.

The book tackles hard-hitting issues including poverty and rape in 19th Century Hull and Val will be signing copies at WH Smith Books in Beverley on Saturday, Feb 10 at 11AM.

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Are You Mentally Healthy In The Workplace?

Are You Mentally Healthy In The Workplace?
October 17, 2017

Residents are being made aware of the help available to support people of all ages with mental health issues.

World Mental Health Day, which took place earlier this month, aims to raise awareness of the silent disease which can affect anyone at any time in their lives, and this year, the focus is on mental health in the workplace.

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Celebrating Apprenticeship Success At Awards Ceremony

Celebrating Apprenticeship Success At Awards Ceremony
September 27, 2017

Hull Training and Adult Education has recognised the achievements of apprentices, learners and businesses at their annual awards ceremony.

Learners and their employers across Business, Creative and Digital, Construction, Engineering, Manufacture, Signmaking, Health, Care, Teaching and Learning sectors celebrated for their achievements during the past year with 15 awards overall.

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Humber NHS Welcomes Prime Minister’s Focus On Mental Health

Humber NHS Welcomes Prime Minister’s Focus On Mental Health
January 11, 2017

Humber NHS Foundation Trust is welcoming this high profile focus being given to mental health services following Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech to the Charity Commission, where she described mental health as “dangerously disregarded” and as secondary to physical health.

In her speech Mrs May spoke of the need to place less emphasis on patients visiting their GP or attending A&E services.

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