Entries with tag economy and jobs .

Record number of young people attend Worcestershire Skills Show

Worcester City Council is on a mission to ensure more young people are ready for jobs of the future which rely on technology and digital skills. Worcester Bosch and the City Council co-sponsored the pioneering ‘Tomorrow Zone’ at the fifth Worcestershire Skills Show, held at Chateau Impney in Droitwich on 13 March.  The annual event, which is hosted by Worcestershire LEP and...
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Worcester Sixth Form College triumphs at Young Enterprise challenge

Students from six schools in Worcester, Malvern and Wychavon battled it out last Saturday (9 March 2019) in a competition designed to test their entrepreneurial skills. The Young Enterprise ( www.young-enterprise.org.uk ) Spring Trade Fair saw twelve teams of sixth form students selling products which they had created to passers-by on Worcester’s High Street. In advance participating...
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Co-working space opens for creatives and entrepreneurs

A new co-working space for creative and technical entrepreneurs is proving popular with Worcester’s self-employed professionals.  Eight businesses have  rented a hot desk or office space since The Kiln 0.5 officially opened its doors in December 2018 – with a further eleven enquiries in the pipeline.  The Kiln 0.5 is based in the Guildhall on Worcester’s High Street and...
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Residents can help shape future of high streets

Residents are being given the chance to help shape the future of high streets across South Worcestershire. A telephone survey of some 1,800 people is being carried out as part of a Retail Study commissioned to inform the ongoing South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) review. Researchers will be contacting residents by phone to ask them to take part in an in-depth interview which...
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