Supporting women into work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

3:47am Thursday 30th October 2014

WOMEN in the region are being given the chance to tell the Chancellor of the Exchequer what more the government could do to support female employment.

University degrees becoming less important, say prospective employers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lee Hayes, of Close Brothers

3:37am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A UNIVERSITY education is becoming less important to prospective employers in the region, new research has found.

Former lawyer called to a new bar

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:21am Thursday 9th October 2014

FORMER lawyer Steve Banks has swapped the court room for the bar room in launching a new career.

Jobs and Skills Fair at Skipton Job Centre

3:24am Thursday 9th October 2014

REPRESENTATIVES of Skipton Building Society, Marks & Spencer and North Yorkshire County Council will be among those giving tips on finding work at a Jobs and Skills Fair tomorrow.

Bradford's new Starbucks coffee shop creates 10 jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lord Mayor Clr Mike Gibbons and Lady Mayoress Liz Sharp with new Starbucks manager Peter Hunt.

3:10pm Friday 3rd October 2014

TEN full and part-time jobs have been created, including several for previously unemployed people, at a new drive-through coffee shop in Bradford.

New city centre cafe will help former drug and alcohol abusers back to work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Director of Finance, Martin Brook, at the site of the new Bridge cafe on North Parade

7:11am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A NEW city centre cafe and bakery will help former drug and alcohol abusers get back into work.

Plans revealed for new business park set to create 1,000 jobs for Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: North Bierley proposed business park site

5:02am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PLANS have been revealed today for a new business park development in Bradford that could create up to 1,000 jobs.

Search Station offers jobs, volunteering and utilities advice in Braithwaite

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Community development worker Karen Wadsworth, right, and Rainbow Centre adminsitrator Rebecca Simmonds with the search service equipment (10477353)

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE SEARCH Station is up and running at the Rainbow Children’s Centre in Braithwaite, Keighley.

Number of jobseekers in Bradford falls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford job centre

7:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE number of jobseekers across the Bradford district has fallen for the second month running, with the figures described as "great news" - especially for young people wanting to find work.

Yorkshire entrepreneurs confident of growing turnover and jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE future is bright among northern entrepreneurs after a huge increase in their headcount over the past year, according to a new survey.

Poverty fears over new job-search rules as benefits changes loom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An increase in the rate of job creation is expected for the rest of the year, a survey found.

4:37pm Monday 8th September 2014

LAST year David Clapson had his benefits stopped. The 59-year-old former British soldier was found dead at home.

Jobs created at tool hire firm Brandon Hire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:30am Monday 8th September 2014

THREE jobs have been created – with more in the pipeline as trade grows – at the new Bradford branch of a national tool hire company.

Government warns city's unemployed: 'Look for work from nine to five or face losing benefits'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PILOT: Jobcentre Plus offices in Bradford, Shipley and Keighley are trialling the scheme

5:44pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

UNEMPLOYED people in Bradford must hunt for jobs from “nine to five" or be stripped of benefits, under a controversial new crackdown.

Shops and leisure complex at former Morrisons' headquarters could provide jobs boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: How the retail and leisure development on the site of the former Morrisons HQ could look.

8:03am Monday 18th August 2014

UP to 100 jobs could be created if plans to turn the former Morrisons head office into a new retail and leisure site get the go-ahead.

Cheer as youth unemployment in Bradford drops by a third in a year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THERE are fewer young people on unemployment benefits in Bradford than there was 12 months ago, the latest job figures have revealed.

Keighley chosen for national scheme to boost jobs and slash number of empty shops

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:01am Thursday 7th August 2014

KEIGHLEY has been chosen for a pioneering initiative which is set to create new jobs and slash the number of empty shops.

'Skill crisis in UK to hit business in coming years'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Antonio Simoes, chief executive officer of HSBC UK

11:02am Thursday 7th August 2014

ACTION is required to stem a UK-wide skills crisis, warns new research.

Employment service to become independent of government

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (8710797)

12:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

REMPLOY Employment Services is to become independent of the government so it can expand to help even more disabled people into work.

Careers Service there to help you overcome barriers to finding a job

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7997278)

12:04pm Thursday 10th July 2014

HELP is at hand for people seeking job and career advice.

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.

Trust chief to build on strong base

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New chairman Michael Luger, right, welcomed into his post by  outgoing chairman Colin Millar

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Michael Luger is the new chairman of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

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.

Incommunities leads way in providing training opportunities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Incommunities chief executive for building and construction, Delroy Beverley, paying a visit to one of Incommunities’ Women Into Construction days

8:00am Thursday 2nd January 2014

“An ordinary programme that does extraordinary things” – that is how Delroy Beverley, chief executive for building and construction at social housing group Incommunities, describes the organisation’s apprenticeship 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.

Spooky way to highlight apprenticeship scheme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pumpkin.jpg

9:20am Friday 1st November 2013

Bradford’s Apprenticeship Training Agency has used Halloween to raise awareness of the opportunities available across the district.

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.

Incommunities' ten new recruits start work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The ten new apprentices taken on to mark Incommunities’ ten-year anniversary, with the social housing landlord’s Jez Lester, Geraldine Howley and Delroy Beverley, at the training centre on Knowles Lane

7:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

Ten people lucky enough to land a sought-after apprenticeship with Bradford’s biggest landlord have started work.

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

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marks and Spencer has reported a big drop in online sales

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.


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