Prospects intends to bid to deliver the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) Mentoring service in London and the South West (Gloucestershire, West of England, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset) from January 2015.
The education, employment and training company, Prospects has appointed Nick Bell, currently Chief Executive of Staffordshire County Council, as Chief Executive. Nick will join the Group in October 2014.
On Tuesday, 24 June, Prospects welcomed careers professionals from across London and the South East to debate careers education, information, advice and guidance best practice and delivery in schools – focussing on the role of employers and newly published statutory careers guidance requirements. Held in Stratford, the event, Caught in the Middle, asked speakers and attendees to consider growing concern over the adequacy of current arrangements by which young people of school age receive careers education, advice and information.
Colleagues in the Wakefield Youth Offending Team (YOT) have won a Council Pride Award for their work with vulnerable young people.
The best companies in the capital were recognised at the London Business Awards last night. Winners of each of the 11 categories, along with the overall London Business of the Year 2014, which was selected by independent judges from all the winners, were revealed during the ceremony and dinner at The Brewery, Chiswell street.