In-Comm Training appointed to help deliver £12m Supplier Skills Programme funding

In-Comm Training appointed to help deliver £12m Supplier Skills Programme funding

A leading West Midlands training provider has been appointed as a key delivery partner to the £12m Supplier Skills Programme (SSP). In-Comm Training will work on the Birmingham City Council-backed project to help upskill 800 individuals across Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Solihull and Wyre Forest by offering access to specialist training that will help SMEs make the most of the...

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MET Recruitment invests £300,000 into new ‘permanent staff’ hub in Dudley

MET Recruitment invests £300,000 into new ‘permanent staff’ hub in Dudley

A significant rise in demand for permanent staff has seen a Black Country recruitment specialist press the button on a second office at the Waterfront in Dudley. MET Recruitment, which is on course to hit £9m turnover by the end of the financial year, has invested more than £300,000 into launching its dedicated hub that will help companies tackle the severe recruitment shortage they are...

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10 new jobs as Haines Watts meets spike in demand with latest recruitment push

10 new jobs as Haines Watts meets spike in demand with latest recruitment push

Haines Watts has announced its latest recruitment push as it aims to keep pace with growing client demand across its five offices in the West Midlands. The leading chartered accountants, a specialist in providing tailored support for thousands of owner-managed businesses across the region, is creating 10 positions - just a few months after it filled 25 new jobs. Annual fees were up 20% in 2021...

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Midlands apprentice meets training tutor for first time when celebrating graduation success

Midlands apprentice meets training tutor for first time when celebrating graduation success

When Helen Felton was awarded her Team Leader apprenticeship at Stafford’s County Showground in October, it was the first time she had met her tutor face-to-face since starting the course before the Covid lockdown. The employment specialist at Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in Stafford leads a team helping mental health patients find employment. She wanted to improve her skills and...

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New jobs for young people as Minster Micro invests in next generation

New jobs for young people as Minster Micro invests in next generation

A Worcestershire IT solutions provider has taken the next steps in its ambitious growth plans and its support for the next generation of talent with the hire of four new apprentices. Kidderminster-based Minster Micro Computers has added three young IT apprentices to its team, with a fourth learning technical sales, as the company helps the quartet progress in their careers. Olly Price, 19, and...

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