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"OFFER EXTENDED - Free Bounce-Back Review of Systems and Processes for Qualifying UK Businesses"

In this edition we’re talking ‘bounce back’ and how we can help you to adapt to smarter, more efficient ways of working and ultimately deliver greater business returns in the post COVID-19 world.

We advise how you can adapt to the new business norms, we share insights into the things that will shape recovery efforts and provide solutions for addressing key issues in operational environments.

If we can help you, get in touch, and we’ll arrange a free bounce back review of your business.

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News from Industry Learning Solutions

Lean Smart-Apps lead the way as Industry Learning Solutions Limited is announced a winner in UK 2019 Technology Innovator Awards by CV Magazine for its innovative Lean Bitesize learning linked to Industry 4.0 and Lean Smart Apps to help embed and sustain a lean culture within different manufacturing and service environments. cv-magazine.com/issues/technology-innovator-awards-2019

Best Business Apprenticeship & Training Consultancy 2018

2018 Welsh Enterprise Awards - Industry Learning Solutions Limited awarded Best Business Apprenticeship & Training Consultancy

Industry Learning Solutions (ILS) offer operational excellence and management development programmes to the manufacturing and engineering sector and will optimize on skills funding opportunities available locally. ILS provide skills solutions in Leadership and Management, Lean Green Belts, Bespoke Lean courses, Apprenticeships and access to a suite of Smart phone Apps to support and sustain specific organisational efficiency skills. For a tailored skills solution offering accredited training or L&D consultancy for developing a competency framework for your business, call ILS today or visit our website at www.industrylearningsolutions.com or call us direct on 44 (0) 7966 315507

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Energy News for Manufacturers from the CBM and EEF

Energy and Environment legislation from the budget

Introduction of Industrial Energy Transformation Fund and scrapping of Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) and related First Year Tax Credits (FYTC)

The good news is that government is finally delivering the industrial energy efficiency fund long requested by EEF and promised in last year’s manifesto, but it comes at the cost of tax breaks/credits for energy and water efficient technologies under the ECA and FYTC schemes. The swap is revenue neutral, and will provide a £315m fund to be spent over the next five years on energy efficiency and other low-carbon technologies. The details of the fund are still being worked out but it is likely that it will be targeted at higher energy users. There will be more stakeholder engagement in the next few months.

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News from fenews.co.uk

  • Browne Jacobson appointed to prestigious London Universities Purchasing Consortium legal panel


    06/24/2021 03:13 PM

    @brownejacobson has been appointed to the London Universities Purchasing Consortium’s (LUPC) national legal services framework agreement. Browne Jacobson was one of only two firms amongst the 17 firms appointed this year to provide legal support across three specialist areas – commercial services, dispute resolution and human resources. The appointment will run for an initial three year period, with the option to extend for a further 12 months. The LUPC is a not-for-profit organisation ... +Read More

  • Spark Careers partners with ScreenSkills to inspire Students with Careers in Gaming Event


    06/24/2021 03:04 PM

    @SparkCareersApp, the unique careers and live employer engagement app, joined forces with industry-led skills body for the screen industries, @UKScreenSkills, to deliver a live ‘Careers in Gaming’ event for secondary school students UK wide.  Having taken place in June 2021, the live event enabled students to gain insight into different careers within the gaming industry via a panel of professionals with proven expertise in games art, programming and interactive software development. In addition, students were ... +Read More

  • Engineering students discover more at construction site with Dickensian past


    06/24/2021 02:16 PM

    Engineering students at City and Islington College (CANDI) discovered more about ground works and archaeology being undertaken at a construction a site in central London. Thirteen students visited the Middlesex Hospital Annexe site in Cleveland Street, Camden, which is being redeveloped by the University College London Hospital Charity. The Grade II-listed building is a former workhouse dating back to the late 18th Century, one of only three remaining in London, with the ... +Read More

  • Unizest launches new e-current account for international students with support from Mastercard, B Corp and Railsbank


    06/24/2021 01:58 PM

    E-current account provider Unizest has launched in the UK with support from Mastercard and Railsbank. Unizest’s mission goes beyond traditional fintech solutions, as the company aims to create the best start for international students beginning a new life in the UK. In a simple and secure five-step onboarding process, Unizest allows students and workers coming to the UK to open an e-current account before they leave their home country. Upon arrival in the ... +Read More

  • UK’s first occupational traineeship for construction begins at Hartlepool College


    06/24/2021 12:39 PM

    A new generation of traineeship begins this week at Hartlepool College (@hartlepoolfe) for 20 bricklaying learners.   Starting on 21 June, it involves a training programme in a working site environment to build a bungalow and garage, followed by a work placement with a local construction employer to gain vital on-the-job experience.  Employers receive £1,000 per trainee they take on to cover the cost of placements. Learners will also be working in partnership with the Association of Brickwork Contractors to provide additional skills needed prior to setting foot on site.  New occupational traineeships were announced by the Government in February, with pilots to start in ... +Read More

News from the Institute for Apprenticeships