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Welcome to Tameside – Business Spotlight

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 19th February 2016 14:51 | Comments Off on Welcome to Tameside – Business Spotlight
In January 2016, The Manchester Florist opened its doors for the first time. Owners Samantha Young and Layla Morris decided to combine their skills to start their blossoming business. Samantha has over 13 year’s floristry experience and Layla manages the business growth and administration. Samantha, who grew up in Droylsden, has created floral displays for a wide range of customers including high profile clients like a... [continue reading ...]

What is the Apprenticeship Levy?

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 19th February 2016 13:51 | Comments Off on What is the Apprenticeship Levy?
  Number of employees who worked fewer hours than usual because they attended at training course away from their workplace. The Government is committed to increase the quality and quantity of apprenticeships in England, and have pledged to create 3 million apprenticeships by 2020.  With this in mind, the Government wants employers to take responsibility in training their staff. As represented in the graph abov... [continue reading ...]

National Apprenticeship Week: Employer Engagement Event: Funding, Facts and Fighting the Fog

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 17th February 2016 13:33 | Comments Off on National Apprenticeship Week: Employer Engagement Event: Funding, Facts and Fighting the Fog
Did you know that GCSEs would soon be graded in numbers 1-9 instead of letters? Did you know there would be an apprenticeship levy on some employers through PAYE from April 1 2017? Come to the event to find out more. Employer Engagement Event: Funding, Facts and Fighting the Fog Tuesday 15th March The Apprenticeships Store, Stockport, SK1 3TA 09.00 – 09:30 Tea, coffee, registration and networking &n... [continue reading ...]

The future of Apprenticeships: created by businesses for businesses

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 12th February 2016 10:43 | Comments Off on The future of Apprenticeships: created by businesses for businesses
70% of surveyed employers said apprenticeships improved product quality and service Apprenticeships provide a typical return of £26-£28 for every £1 of government investment in apprenticeships at Levels 2 and 3. The Government has announced changes in the way that apprenticeships are developed and managed, this was outlined in the ‘English Apprenticeships: Our 2020 Vision’ document. The aim is to: Put emp... [continue reading ...]

What does the National Living Wage mean for your business?

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 11th February 2016 13:26 | Comments Off on What does the National Living Wage mean for your business?
What does the National Living Wage mean for your business? Did you know that in April 2016, your employees aged 25 years or over and not in the first year of an apprenticeship, will now be entitled to a minimum of £7.20 per hour; that is a 50p increase on the current National Minimum Wage. There are a few things to consider: Have you already budgeted for this increase? Are your employees aware? Have you cons... [continue reading ...]

Show your love for Tameside this weekend

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 11th February 2016 11:12 | Comments Off on Show your love for Tameside this weekend
You're invited to make a pink splash to raise some cash for Tameside 4 Good from Friday 12 - Saturday 13 February 2016. Together we can improve lives in Tameside. Will you wear something pink, jump in a bath of pink jelly or organise a pinkathon and make a £2 donation to Tameside 4 Good? We need your help to raise £10,000 #PaintedPink. Every penny donated to Tameside 4 Good funds activities for disadvantaged young peo... [continue reading ...]

Have your say on Tameside Council’s budget for 2016/17

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 5th February 2016 13:40 | Comments Off on Have your say on Tameside Council’s budget for 2016/17
Don't miss your chance to have your say on Tameside Council’s budget for 2016/17. Tameside Council values the opinion of its business community and is inviting you to have your say on budget proposals for the next financial year (2016/17). The Council is seeking your views on how they intend to use their resources. The budget includes the Council’s saving proposals for 2016/17 and these are set out in the budget report ... [continue reading ...]

Early Bird Offer: Reserve a stand at the Trafford Business Expo 2016

[email protected] Posted by [email protected] on 4th February 2016 11:20 | Comments Off on Early Bird Offer: Reserve a stand at the Trafford Business Expo 2016
The Trafford Business Expo is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 7th June 2016 from 10am - 4pm. It will be held at Emirates Old Trafford. The event is designed to showcase the vast amount of companies based and trading in Trafford and across Greater Manchester. It will provide the opportunity to meet and network with new suppliers, clients and partners. Exhibition stands are now available to book for the June 2016 e... [continue reading ...]

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