Employers are finding out how higher education can boost business

Plymouth’s employers are increasingly discovering how higher education (university-level courses) can boost their business. Discover how with City College Plymouth. Faced with the issues that affect so many companies across the South West – the skills gap, attracting and retaining the right people, disrupted supply chains, soaring costs – employers are looking for pragmatic and … Read more

What does the University of Plymouth do to support business?

Hannah Obern is a second-year student studying English with Publishing at the University of Plymouth. Whilst undertaking a micro-internship with Enterprise Solutions, Hannah sat down with Rich Adams, Business Engagement Manager, to find out how the university supports the business community. What is Enterprise Solutions?   Enterprise Solutions at the University of Plymouth links businesses with … Read more

City College Plymouth highlights importance of investing in staff

At the start of February 2023, staff at City College Plymouth marked National Apprenticeship Week – an annual event that highlights the benefits of this earn-while-you-learn route into work for both apprentices and employers. The College has hundreds of apprentices-in-waiting on its books ready to join local employers when the right opportunity arises; and whilst … Read more

Torbay has a story to tell, and it’s one of togetherness

Sponsored content They say nobody made it in business on their own. We’re stronger together, working for a common purpose. That’s certainly the mantra of Steve Reynolds, chair of Torbay Business Forum, who believes a combination of togetherness, purpose and momentum will take Torbay into its crucial next phase. There’s no doubting the investment, potential … Read more

Torbay’s new story: A fresh era in the English Riviera

Torbay & South Devon is embracing sectors old and new as it ushers in a new era of investment and opportunity. Profile found out more in a special feature on the region. The people of the glistening coastal towns of Torbay and South Devon and the glorious green expanse that rolls beyond them are in … Read more

City College Plymouth: Redesigning skills provision for the benefit of the region

Jamie Rowley, Director of Apprenticeships and Employer Solutions at City College Plymouth, talks about addressing the possible barriers that threaten our collective prosperity. With skills provision very much at the forefront of the Government’s ongoing agenda, City College Plymouth has been reflecting on the needs of the city, and what the city is currently receiving … Read more

The whole is greater than the sum of the parts

Jackie Grubb, Chief Executive of City College Plymouth, on the central role that education plays in local communities, the labour market and life-enhancing changes for millions of people. For those who monitor government announcements, the recent Levelling Up White Paper may have piqued interest with the emphasis on placed-based collaborative approaches to education and skills, … Read more

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