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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

  • Young inventors urged to develop technology for a changing world to win up to £10,000


    06/17/2019 01:56 PM

    Young entrepreneurs are being challenged to develop the technology of the future - from measuring air pollution to helping everyone stay healthy as they get older. £1 million competition urges entrepreneurs to create apps to seize business opportunities of becoming greener, ageing populations, cleaning up transport and the data revolution prototypes to undergo Dragon’s Den-style scrutiny for chance to win £10,000 prize for their school students to get chance to work with industry ... +Read More

  • Ex-Brockenhurst College student Lauren wins accolade at European Commercial Marine Awards


    06/17/2019 01:46 PM

    Former Brockenhurst College student Lauren Hounsome won the Young Person’s Development Award at the European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs) ealier this week. In addition to industry recognition, the 18-year-old from Romsey received an £850 bursary to help further her career. The awards ceremony, sponsored by A-Plan Marine Insurance, took place at Seawork, Europe’s leading commercial maritime exhibition and conference at the Port of Southampton. The ECMAs celebrate and reward outstanding individuals and innovative ... +Read More

  • COLEG CAMBRIA Students win Wales awards for HR and professional development


    06/17/2019 01:22 PM

    COLEG CAMBRIA students won top national awards for excellence in professional development and human resources (HR). Lydia Drury-Williams was named CIPD Wales (Charted Institute of Personnel Development) Level 5 Student of the Year, while Christopher Thrift picked up the Level 3 title for North Wales. Based at Cambria Business School in Northop, they thanked tutor Philippa Parkin and said the accolades and lessons learnt on the college’s CIPD courses will stand ... +Read More

  • MathWorks Enhances Academic Research with New Unlimited Scaling and Collaboration Opportunities in MATLAB


    06/17/2019 12:57 PM

    MathWorks today announced expanded access to MATLAB Parallel Server to help speed academic research. Now all researchers and students at academic institutions with a MathWorks Campus-Wide License that includes MATLAB Parallel Server have unlimited access to scale MATLAB programs and Simulink simulations to clusters and clouds. The new flexible usage policy also extends to visiting professors and researchers from other academic institutions to enable collaboration. MATLAB Parallel Server provides a seamless way to use ... +Read More

  • Young people call for policy on limiting access to smartphones


    06/17/2019 12:24 PM

    BRITAIN’S YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE THEIR SAY ON OUR DIGITAL FUTURE: WE BELIEVE IN TECHNOLOGY AND ARE OPEN TO MONITORING AND RESTRICTIONS AS RISKS AND HARMS ARE GROWING Nominet Digital Futures report shows young people are optimistic yet prudent about the value technology brings to the world More than three-quarters of young people say technology has helped in all areas of their lives, but they recognise the negative impacts it can have in ... +Read More

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