February 2015

Find out what events we’re holding or attending in February

Roundtable event: 26 February 2015, Black Country Chamber of Commerce, West Bromwich Albion FC

With the general election imminent this event, hosted by David Way, former CEO of the National Apprenticeship Service will look at the skills and employment issues facing the UK, and the Black Country in particular. David will be joined by our Head of Sales, Olive Gardiner and Jassy Jagpal from Greggs. Topics we’ll cover include what needs to be done to:

• tackle youth unemployment
• improve the population’s maths and English skills
• provide more opportunities for the long term unemployed to gain vital work experience

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British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference 2015: A Business Plan For Britain; QEII Conference Centre in London on 10 February 2015

Just three months before the general election, the BCC’s flagship business policy Annual Conference will bring Britain’s business and political leaders together with the nation’s wider business community.

Get the inside track on Britain’s fast-changing political environment and its future impact on UK business – and join us along with with hundreds of businesses to lend your voice to this crucial pre-election debate to create a true Business Plan for Britain.

To view the conference programme and book your ticket, visit the BCC website

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Connections Count Networking Event: 5 February 2015, Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Connections Count is one of Mid Yorkshire chamber’s flagship networking events, regularly attended by up to 40 of their members from a wide range of industry sectors.

Our Regional Sales Manager, Rachel George, will be speaking at the event and networking with attendees. If you’re a member of the Mid Yorkshire chamber you can join him at the event for free by registering here

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Accountancy & Financial Services Modern Apprenticeship Breakfast Events

Glasgow: 11 February | Edinburgh: 12 February
On 11 February (Glasgow) and 12 February (Edinburgh), we’re holding breakfast events for local employers and school teachers who wish to know more about our Accountancy and Financial Services Modern Apprenticeships.

Held from 8am – 10am, the FREE events will provide vital information on Modern Apprenticeship Programmes in Scotland and their benefits for businesses.

You’ll get an understanding of the AAT approved qualifications that we provide, and how we can support you to upskill existing staff members or recruit fresh new young talent.

If you’re dedicated to getting a Modern apprentice in 2015, then our staff will also be on hand to go over placement options with you.

How to register or find out more information:
Call: 0141 438 2099
Email: ScotlandAdmin@learndirect.com
Fill in our online form.

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City Region Business Breakfast: 03 February 2015, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce

Make new business contacts from across the region and grow your network  all before your working day starts!

Join our Regional Sales Manager, Rachel George, who will be speaking at the event and networking with the event delegates. The Business Breakfast is open to non-members too, so if you’d like to join us at the event, you can buy book your place by  registering here