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Westgate Shopping Centre challenge students to Made in Oxford pop-up shop competition

45 students from St Gregory the Great Catholic School, City of Oxford College and Oxford Academy were set a special challenge by Land Securities and the new Westgate Shopping Centre earlier this week.

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27 Jan 2017

Is your business apprenticeship levy-ready?

Last year UK Government announced plans to introduce a new Apprenticeship Levy to help fuel and support the growing demand for apprenticeships. Here's our simple guide to how the levy will work with some resources to help your business decide what works.

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25 Jan 2017

BUSINESS BLOG: 5 Star Futures with DWF

BUSINESS BLOG: We are delighted this year to be working with Swallow Hill Community College and Ahead Partnership on our award winning 5 STAR Futures education programme.

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15 Jan 2017

Land Securities launch Girls Can Do It Too

Yesterday saw the launch of Girls Can Do It Too, an exciting new Make the Grade project from Land Securities which hopes to inspire young women to explore careers in construction.

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11 Jan 2017

A life without hope - thoughts on the Prince’s Trust Youth Index

The report published by the Prince’s Trust of recent research on anxiety amongst young people is as concerning as it is challenging to the society that has created the negative environment that surrounds them.

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11 Jan 2017

Barclays focus on confidence with Year 8 students at Acland Burghley School

Business volunteers from Barclays helped Year 8 students develop their self-confidence with an interactive workshop day at Acland Burghley School last month.

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09 Jan 2017

KPMG help students understand dangers online

Business volunteers from KPMG ran an interactive cyber security workshop with Year 8 students at Leeds City Academy last month, helping them to understand the benefits and dangers of using social media and other tools online.

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02 Jan 2017