Making the UK employable: Plan for Jobs and Build Back Better

One really positive thing that has come out of the upheaval of the past 18 months is that it has got us talking! Talking about issues we’re facing, problems we need solving, and most importantly, ways in which we can work together to combat the issues either brought about or exacerbated by the pandemic.

Skills Work: Supporting DWP Restarts

When the new £12.9 billion Restart scheme was announced late last year as part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs, it was a welcome lifeline for those who have been significantly impacted by the pandemic. Looking to engage in the contract? We can give your bid the edge!

What Skills for Jobs means to Skills Forward

With the release of the recent ‘Skills for Jobs’ white paper, and National Apprenticeship Week last month, the spotlight is well and truly on technical education and lifelong learning.

So, what does this mean for Skills Forward?

You CAN learn to be creative

As part of a series on the employability skills job seekers need to find sustainable employment, Dan Howard discusses creativity and how everyone can unlock their inner creative.

Supporting learning with well-developed study skills

When we think about learning, we often only consider the end goal of what it is we need to learn. However, each new learning experience, whether that is changing school, transitioning to further or higher education, starting a new qualification or apprenticeship, or any other CPD training we might undertake throughout our careers, brings with it different challenges or barriers to learning which we must first overcome in order to achieve a successful outcome.