On Wednesday 17 January, employment experts, Prospects, hosts a conference in Birmingham on the future of business, employment solutions in light of Brexit, the untapped labour force at the Cube.
One of the best ways to understand what it would be like to work in a particular company or industry is work experience. However, this can be resource intensive and it is not always possible to go into an employment setting.
Ken Olisa, Shaw Trust Group’s Chairman, has been named a Knight Bachelor for services to business and philanthropy in this year’s New Year’s honours. Ken, who holds a number of roles alongside his work with Shaw Trust was awarded an OBE for his work with Thames Reach, a charity working to shelter and resettle the homeless in London, in 2010.
Prospects, the employment, education, care and skills company, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring those who serve, or who have served, in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.
Prospects Events is recognised as a leader in careers and skills events for young people, organising more than 15 large-scale, and hugely interactive, exhibitions each year. Last autumn, the team ran nine skills events which saw a total of 71,779 people visit between September and November.