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NO BRIDGE TOO FAR FOR BALFOUR BEATTY

Following the success of the ICE Bridges to Schools event at St Johns HS, North Inch Campus last September, Balfour Beatty have agreed to repeat this fantastic event at Kinross Primary School from the 12th-16th of March. In this way Balfour Beatty hope to engage with up to 520 P5-S1 pupils from local schools. The […]

DYW TACKLING SKILLS SHORTAGE IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE SECTOR

An ageing workforce coupled with an increasing struggle to attract new people to work in health and social care is crippling the sector. Scottish Care, the body that represents private and voluntary providers of social care, recently released data which revealed more that 77% of care homes have open vacancies and some 89% of care […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR’S DEVELOPING YOUNG WORKFORCE STAR AWARD WINNERS

Global leading professional services firm, WSP scooped the Developing Young Workforce Award at this years Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards. The firm has been supporting local secondary school, Kinross High School, with its Design Engineer Construct programme. WSP and Kinross High School were introduced by social enterprise, Class of Your Own, in 2016 […]

THE HOUSE OF BRUAR PARTNERS WITH PERTHSHIRE SCHOOL TO DEVELOP TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE

Luxury Scottish retailer The House of Bruar has become the latest Perthshire business to partner with Pitlochry High School as part of its commitment to the Developing Our Young Workforce initiative. Secondary pupils from Pitlochry High School will benefit from invaluable work-based learning opportunities, including work experience, to help them develop their skills in a […]