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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

ONS Labour Market Data: February’s Quarterly Overview

The ONS quarterly overview of the UK labour market includes estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, wage growth, and other employment-related statistics. While the level of employment increased and the unemployment rate decreased, vacancies continued to drop.

Monday, February 12, 2024

New Employment Platform to Help ‘Unlock Potential’

EmployGM is a new online one-stop shop for people looking for a new job, training, career progression and support to move into employment.

Thursday, February 8, 2024

MP Liz Kendall Praises ‘Inspiring’ Working Well Programme

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Liz Kendall recently paid a visit to Greater Manchester to find out more about the “inspiring” Working Well programme.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Jobs For Hongkongers Marks Lunar New Year

A Growth Company initiative is getting ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year – and continue its good work supporting individuals and communities in the process.

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

The Growth Company’s Yorkshire CFO Activity Hubs win three awards for their work with people on probation

The Growth Company’s Yorkshire CFO Activity Hub teams have won three awards at the CFO Celebration Awards 2024. The awards recognise achievements at HMPPS CFO Activity Hubs across the country, which provide a safe space where people on probation can engage in a range of group activities.

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

ONS Labour Market Data: January 2024 Quarterly Overview

The ONS quarterly overview of the UK labour market includes estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, wage growth, and other employment-related statistics. Besides high pay growth, the data was generally static when compared to the previous period.

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Join Us: The Growth Company Partner Networking Morning in Sheffield

The Growth Company is holding a Partner Networking Meeting on Wednesday, 21st February, from 9am-11am. The event is open to employability and non-profit professionals who want to make a difference in South Yorkshire.

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Kicking the Stigma Around Men’s Mental Health

A Growth Company programme that matches people on probation with EFL and Premier League football clubs has had a positive impact on many participants’ mental and physical health.

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Several Growth Company Employment Services to Remain Open During the Festive Period

Some Growth Company offices will be closed over Christmas and the New Year. However, several services will be available to support participants throughout the period.

Monday, December 18, 2023

Adeel’s Journey: Putting Lived Experience at the Heart of the Refugee Employability Programme

To mark International Migrants Day, we spoke to Adeel, a Refugee Employability Programme (REP) employment advisor who draws on his own lived experience to help participants across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

ONS Labour Market Data: December’s Quarterly Overview

The ONS quarterly overview of the UK labour market includes estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, wage growth, and other employment-related statistics. Besides high pay growth, the data was generally static when compared to the previous period.