In the three months to January 2013, unemployment fell by 5,000, and employment rose by 24,000 Youth unemployment fell by 43,000, but remains high In the first quarter of 2013, public sector employment fell by 22,000, while private sector employment increased by 46,000 Commenting on the unemployment figures, published today by the ONS, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: -This modest improvement in the labour market is very welcome, especially as it reverses the decline seen in the last couple of months.
A free taster event is being held next week for young people interested in a Year 10 place at the brand new University Technical College Sheffield, the first of its kind in Yorkshire.
Brinsworth Academy of Engineering is celebrating its new apprenticeship service, the organisation has joined forces with Stafforce Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) and employers will be invited to hear about the new offer at the Employer Apprenticeship event on Wednesday 3rd July 2013.
Sheffield Hallam University has once again scooped a first class award in an independent national ranking of the most green, ethical and sustainable universities.
Sheffield Chamber of Commerce has called on the Government to quickly resolve concerns raised by businesses affected by the high speed railway (HS2) development.