Responding to the publication of the government’s Planning for the Future white paper and associated consultation, BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said:
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that businesses are still facing significant cashflow challenges with the schemes announced in the Summer Statement failing to provide support at the scale needed
As the Chancellor sets out a £2 billion support package to prevent a youth unemployment crisis in the wake of Covid-19, a new report by Sheffield Hallam University recommends double that amount could be needed.
Commenting on the Education Secretary’s plan to reform Further Education at a speech at the Social Market Foundation today (9 July), BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said:
Commenting on the announcement of the government’s Kickstart Scheme, allowing employers to offer government-subsidised work placements for young people aged between 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment
Sheffield’s five Labour MPs have written to the Prime Minister and Health Secretary to seek support for the building of a world class Centre for Child Health Technology (CCHT) on the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.
Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice is backing calls on the government to urgently provide detailed guidance for families of seriously ill children, after new research revealed they are feeling more isolated than ever despite the easing of lockdown.
The British Chambers of Commerce has called for “swift, substantial and immediate action” to bolster the economy, as its Quarterly Economic Survey (QES)