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New-look Co-op store opens

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sarah Dean, who opened the new Co-op store, with manager Heather Briggs

9:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

Two jobs have been created at a Bradford foodstore which has undergone a £415,000 refurbishment.

‘New workers are vital’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ‘New workers are vital’

11:03am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A report today says that by 2020 manufacturing firms will need nearly one million replacement workers as present-day graduates fail to match up to industry needs.

A workplace insight for school and college students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Holly Buxton, Beth Caygill and Safia Hussain (centre) with students from Beckfoot School and Oasis Academy Lister Park.

11:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Students from 14 local schools and colleges have been given an insight into a range of businesses as part of a project to help them make the transition from education to work.

Disability is no barrier

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jake Andrews with Chris Clarke, AdviserPlus chief executive, and Disability Minister Mike Penning

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Cerebral palsy sufferer Jake Andrews’s determination to find a job paid off after he applied for around 40 roles.

Lee’s taste of success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Left and right, franchisees Lara and Ian Dawes, along with new recruit Lee Edwards and Ingeus’s Catherine Cooke

10:36am Wednesday 19th March 2014

A young father-of-three, who applied for more than 1,000 jobs while he was unemployed, is finally back in work thanks to a jobs partnership between Subway’s sandwich stores and Ingeus, which delivers the Government’s Work Programme in West Yorkshire.

Youth jobs boost call

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Mackie

11:04am Wednesday 12th March 2014

Proposals to pay firms £1,000 to businesses hiring long-term unemployed young people or a new apprentice are being backed by local business leaders.

Ilkley firm NG Bailey overwhelmed by apprentice applications

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NG Bailey apprentices and chief executive David Hurcomb marked National Apprenticeship Week at Birmingham New Street Station, one of the biggest refurbishment schemes in Europe and a flagship project

8:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

A West Yorkshire company which has been training apprentices for 80 years says it has seen an unprecedented surge in online applications for its 2014 intake.

‘We are building jobs for the future in Bradford’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PLANNING AHEAD: Some of the people involved in the new training scheme launched in Bradford

7:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

A new training centre to help teenagers in Bradford get a job in the construction industry will open in September.

Apprenticeships boom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thorite apprentice Sam Edmands, who was recruited by the Bradford-based pneumatics specialist

11:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

More than 600 apprentice vacancies are currently up for grabs by young jobseekers in Bradford, according to the National Apprenticeship Service.

Jobs open day planned to solve Bradford's nursing crisis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

7:00am Friday 31st January 2014

Hospital bosses are holding an open day in a bid to attract people to fill 50 nursing vacancies.

Appeal to small firms

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Keighley campus site next to the railway station in the town

11:02am Wednesday 15th January 2014

Small firms in Bradford have been urged to access a new training and development programme to improve skills and employment opportunities.

Tong High School is among first to deliver construction qualifications

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A student on one of Tong High School’s construction skills courses

6:00am Monday 13th January 2014

A Bradford school has become the first in the North of England to deliver a new range of construction qualifications.

£23m investment for jobs and housing in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lord Wallace of Saltaire with joiner Keiron Cook

7:00am Friday 10th January 2014

Nearly £23 million looks set to be spent on new homes, a jobs project and other community improvements across the district, thanks to a tax-back scheme.

Keighley business hub is up and running

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cavendish Street in Keighley town centre

10:00am Thursday 19th December 2013

A business hub in Keighley will open today to help young people get the skills they need to find work.

Apprentices given gateway to the top in Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TEAM: Ben Mifsud (left) and Mark White, two advocates of Morrisons Craft Skills Academy

9:00am Wednesday 18th December 2013

More Yorkshire firms have former apprentices working at senior management or board level than elsewhere in the UK, a new report reveals.

Centre of excellence launched to help Bradford pupils to get jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PLANS:  George Mortimer (left) and Oliver Whitaker at the launch of the ‘centre of excellence’

7:00am Thursday 12th December 2013

The latest “centre of excellence” in Bradford will help students prepare for a career in one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

'£10.5m jobs scheme in Bradford is working'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council leader David Green

8:00am Wednesday 20th November 2013

A £10.5 million programme aimed at reversing the district’s unemployment woes is working, a new report says.

Firms praise help they are getting taking on apprentices

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Apprentice Joseph Normington

7:00am Tuesday 1st October 2013

Small businesses in Bradford are praising the impact of a new scheme that harnesses the potential of young people through apprenticeships.

Food importer planning to create up to 50 jobs in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Indie Bhatoa, Thakorbhai Patel, Mohinder Singh Bhatoa, Chandra Patel and Mani Bhatoa

11:00am Wednesday 25th September 2013

Up to 50 jobs will be created through a multi-million pound expansion of a Bradford food importer and distribution business which is set to double the size of its premises with a new purpose-built base.

Food and fun as city cafe opens its doors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jane Stanton and Nigel Halliday with some of the food on offer

2:17pm Sunday 22nd September 2013

A Bradford-based scheme providing training and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities has opened a new cafe in the city centre.

Bradford Council hands out apprentice awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe

9:00am Friday 13th September 2013

Seven new apprentices taken on by Bradford Council this month got a taste of what might be when they attended an inspiring event at City Hall last night.

More jobs on way at new children's nursery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Dixon with members of staff in Despicable Me costume outside her new nursery

6:00am Wednesday 11th September 2013

A businesswoman awarded the Winner of Winners at this year’s Telegraph & Argus Business Awards is creating new jobs as she continues to expand her venture in Bradford.

Marks & Spencer offers placements in Bradford

9:00am Tuesday 10th September 2013

Four unemployed youngsters are being offered work placements at the Bradford store of Marks & Spencer as part of a national programme that has seen many candidates land full-time jobs.

Interns set for a taste of hospital

6:00am Saturday 7th September 2013

A new hospital-based initiative is starting in Bradford to help young people with learning disabilities into work.

Silsden sessions help with jobs search

3:00pm Saturday 7th September 2013

Co-operative Food is staging a series of skills workshops at its Silsden store.

Bradford employers urged to take on apprentices as demand rises

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sandy Needham, Bradford Chamber of Commerce chief executive

7:00am Saturday 31st August 2013

More Bradford employers are being urged to take on apprentices as new figures reveal a sharp rise in applications locally.

Students test out Industrial Centre of Excellence at Shipley College

11:00am Thursday 29th August 2013

Students have tested out Bradford’s first Industrial Centre of Excellence, which opens at Shipley College in September.

Incommunities training scheme helps graduates onto career ladder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Geraldine Howley, Incommunities group chief executive

8:00am Sunday 25th August 2013

A Bradford-based employment programme, aimed at helping graduates build careers in housing, is developing a national and international presence.

Scheme's apprentices advice boost for employers in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coun Susan Hinchcliffe

11:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013

A raft of new measures designed to help employers to recruit an apprentice has been welcomed by a senior Bradford politician who is urging more companies to get young people on board.

Bradford College seeks to tackle skills gap in jobs market

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jain Camfield, of Bradford College

9:00am Monday 19th August 2013

Bradford College is looking to develop links with local employers to create tailor-made courses in a bid to make gaining employment for students much easier.

Shipley College leads the way in finding jobs for people with disabilities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Principal of Shipley College Nav Chohan with students who have completed the programme

8:00am Saturday 17th August 2013

A college which was one of 15 in the country to pilot a Government scheme to help people with disabilities get work said it has had a 90 per cent success rate, bucking a national trend.

Survey finds that students will focus on vocational courses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Apprentice Sam Edmands at Thorite, based in Bowling Back Lane, Bradford

11:00am Wednesday 14th August 2013

More than half of young people in Yorkshire would choose to do an apprenticeship if offered one, according to a new survey that highlights the rising popularity of vocational training.

Inspiring the Future jobs scheme to be expanded

9:00am Monday 12th August 2013

A national initiative is expanding to give secondary school pupils in the Bradford district first-hand inspiration about jobs and careers they might want to follow.

Jobs hope boost from new project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Director Mick Milner in the Fab Lab at Keighley, which he believes could transform the future of industry in the town

9:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

A groundbreaking centre of excellence – the first of its type in the country – is being created to get young high-fliers into manufacturing and engineering.

City centre venues create jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nathan Johnson, 17, and Roslyn Higgs, 23, at Forster’s Bistro and Deli

6:00am Wednesday 7th August 2013

More than 40 new jobs are being generated as city centre pubs, clubs, hotels and restaurants flourish – helped by council-backed financial incentives.

Schools praised for apprenticeship efforts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schools praised for apprenticeship efforts

6:00am Wednesday 24th July 2013

A Bradford school has been praised by the Government for helping its poorer children into sought-after apprenticeship schemes.

Morrisons launches second skills academy in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Five Lane Ends store bakery manager Carl Smith who hails the investment in the skills academy

7:00am Thursday 18th July 2013

Bradford-based supermarket giant Morrisons has boosted its investment in local skills to £1 million after relaunching a second store as a craft skills academy.

Firms taking on permanent staff again, figures show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jane Vincent

3:42pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

The local jobs market is picking up after years in the doldrums, new figures suggest.

Call issued for organisations to show 'social vision' over jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lord Wallace of Saltaire with joiner Keiron Cook

9:00am Saturday 13th July 2013

There is still a lot to do to get the Bradford district working, according to a housing chief.

Grants give a jobs boost to Bradford and Keighley firms

10:00am Friday 12th July 2013

Two firms have used Government-backed grants to fund investment in expansion and job creation.

Come and inspire young people, says Kate Hardcastle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kate Hardcastle

7:00am Friday 5th July 2013

A retail guru is campaigning to improve the confidence of young people and inspire them to career success.

100 helped into work by Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe

8:00am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

A £4.5 million scheme has helped 100 long-term unemployed people in Bradford find work.

Confidence is boosted by job with Bradford's Incommunities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bob Cooper

9:00am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Bob Cooper, aged 61, felt too old when faced with employers who were more keen to take on younger people.

MP David Ward visits Bradford McDonald's franchise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP David Ward MP, left, and Duncan Taylor discuss the McDonald's Apprenticeship scheme

9:00am Monday 1st July 2013

A Bradford MP has had a taste for how a fast food company is helping people develop their careers in Bradford.

Chip shop owners find their perfect catch with T&A advert

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ian Somers (front), who worked at Harry Ramsden’s for 32 years, is now at Central Fisheries in Allerton, co-owned by Phil Lightbody (centre)

6:00am Thursday 27th June 2013

A chip shop has landed a top catch for its workforce after advertising for staff through the Telegraph & Argus.

Telegraph & Argus apprentices earn top honours

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRIGHT CAREERS: Nathan Walker and Rachael Upham have spent time working at the Telegraph & Argus

9:00am Wednesday 26th June 2013

Two teenage apprentices at the Telegraph & Argus were last night honoured at a glittering awards ceremony at Bradford College.

Bradford Waste Chasers reaps rewards of being a co-operative

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Egan, of Bradford Waste Chasers Ltd co-operative

9:00am Tuesday 25th June 2013

The benefits of controlling your own business and creating your own job by running a co-operative enterprise have been shared by a Bradford firm, which developed from a voluntary recycling service.

Organisation gets behind jobs campaign as graduates build housing careers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the previous graduates from the Incommunities GEM employment scheme

9:00am Monday 24th June 2013

Bradford’s biggest social landlord Incommunities is backing the Telegraph & Argus Foundation For Jobs campaign and continuing to build up its own employment programme helping graduates build exciting careers in housing.

Saltaire and Ilkley breweries expand to meet demand

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ilkley Brewery director Chris Ives puts Mary Christmas to the taste test

7:00am Friday 21st June 2013

A growing thirst for real ale has led two breweries to expand their operations.

Shipley College apprenticeship scheme grows as reputation grows among businesses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Melanie Erangey with former apprentice Jonathon Stockdale, who now works at the college

6:00am Thursday 20th June 2013

Demand from employers has led a college to expand its apprenticeship scheme.



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