York could get more Civil Service jobs

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10:57am Saturday 22nd March 2014

THE head of the UK Civil Service has said more public sector jobs could come to York - as unions claim 35 staff will be made redundant under a controversial package of cost-cutting reforms.

York's jobless figure rises slightly - but overall trend still down

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4:25pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT in York has risen slightly - but still stands much lower than a year ago.

BT announces 50 new jobs in Northallerton

York Press: BT's Northallerton distribution centre

1:27pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire town hit by the loss of 600 jobs is welcoming news of 50 new positions as BT expands its Northallerton distribution centre.

Call for firms to consider apprenticeship schemes

York Press: Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams, who backs the Chance To Be Chancellor scheme

7:48am Monday 17th March 2014

SELBY MP Nigel Adams is calling for more local businesses to take on an apprentice, after new research revealed the extent of the benefits.

New job opportunities as Danshell moves to York

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9:32am Wednesday 12th March 2014

NEW job opportunities are being created in York as a national specialist care provider moves to the city.

Spotlight falls on apprenticeship success stories

York Press: Apprentice Eve Duxbury with Coun Peter Wilkinson and NIS office manager Denise Wright

8:23am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A YORK apprentice’s skills have been recognised by the Prime Minster as the city’s National Apprenticeship Week campaign welcomes 355 earn-as-you-learn vacancies.

150 jobs to be created at new kitchen factory

York Press: Selby MP Nigel Adams, Clare Ellis and Colin McMillan look at the plans for the new Ultima Furniture kitchen manufacturing plant at Sherburn-in-Elmet

11:24am Friday 28th February 2014

A MAJOR furniture manufacturer is to invest £10 million in a new kitchen factory at Sherburn-in-Elmet, creating 150 jobs.

Food firm jobs saved

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11:01am Friday 28th February 2014

THE jobs of 13 workers at a North Yorkshire-based producer of dried meat snacks have been saved.

New apprenticeships focus of York event

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7:53am Thursday 20th February 2014

AN apprenticeship recruitment event is to be held in York next Thursday, from 5pm to 8pm.

Latest unemployment figures for York, Selby, Ryedale and East Yorkshire

York Press: Councillors reiterate “incredible” disappointment at Helston job centre Friday closure

7:49pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

THE dole queue is growing in North and East Yorkshire, according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics.

Call for assurances over youth jobs in East Yorkshire

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8:56am Tuesday 18th February 2014

AN East Yorkshire councillor is to call for assurances that more funding will be freed up to get young people back into work.

Apprentices increase

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8:36am Friday 7th February 2014

YORK has seen one of the country’s biggest increases in apprenticeship vacancies, according to figures released by the National Apprenticeship Service.

Young people given opportunity to build horticultural skills

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9:15am Tuesday 28th January 2014

Young people living in Yorkshire will now have the opportunity to build horticultural skills to increase their chances of finding work, thanks to a new Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) programme funded by the Peter Sowerby Foundation.

British Army recruitment drive

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8:18am Monday 20th January 2014

A CAMPAIGN to attract thousands of new recruits to the British Army will target job seekers in York this week.

Six applications for every vacancy at new John Lewis store

York Press: Robert Garnish

9:28am Friday 17th January 2014

JOHN LEWIS has announced an “overwhelming response” to job positions at its new York store after almost 2,000 people applied for 300 vacancies.

Nestlé to hold apprenticeship open evening

York Press: SWEET SUCCESS: production line at the York factory

9:23am Friday 17th January 2014

AN apprenticeship open evening is being held as part of Nestlé’s pledge to create nearly 2,000 jobs.

Childcare training courses in York

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8:05am Wednesday 15th January 2014

NEW training opportunities will be made available to volunteers working with children and young people in York.

Treasurer’s House to hold recruitment open days

York Press: Kylie Norman tries her hand at gardening with gardener Steve Hodges at the Treasurer’s House, which is holding open days in a bid to unearth more volunteers

10:02am Thursday 9th January 2014

THE Treasurer’s House in York will once again be seeking a variety of skills and talents for both voluntary and paid work opportunities this year.

Apprentice scheme hailed a big success

York Press: Holly Watkins receives her award from Coun Bob Baker,    chairman of Hambleton District Council,  and Joe McKechnie receives his award from Coun Peter Wilkinson, deputy council leader

11:48am Wednesday 8th January 2014

TWO young apprentices have received awards as a local authority celebrates success in supporting jobs.

Wages drop for Yorkshire workers

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8:12am Tuesday 31st December 2013

AVERAGE wages for Yorkshire workers have dropped by more than 15 per cent in real terms over a five-and-a-half-year period, a union has claimed.

Apprenticeship schemes praised

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8:45am Saturday 28th December 2013

A YORKSHIRE MEP has praised a rise in apprenticeships across York and North Yorkshire.

Unemployment falls again in York

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12:13pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

THE number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) in York has fallen for the ninth consecutive month.

Sainsbury’s to create 20 jobs at new Piccadilly store

York Press: White Swan hotel in Piccadilly

8:00am Monday 25th November 2013

SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury’s will create the equivalent of 20 full-time jobs when it opens its new store in Piccadilly, it has said.

Hunt for more apprentices in Hambleton

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8:08am Monday 25th November 2013

A NORTH Yorkshire scheme which has already found apprenticeships for 13 young people is looking for more jobseekers to join.

MEP urges action over internships

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9:40am Tuesday 19th November 2013

A YORKSHIRE MEP has hosted a European Parliament event calling for action to be taken to end the “exploitation” and unfair working conditions of interns.

Jobless rate falls again in York and North Yorkshire

York Press: City of York Council leader Coun James Alexander during the announcement of the preferred options Local Plan report at West Offices

2:58pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

UNEMPLOYMENT in York has fallen to its lowest level since September 2008.

New gym to create 15 jobs

11:02am Monday 28th October 2013

A NATIONAL gym chain is opening a new site in York with the creation of 15 new jobs.

Jobless levels in York at lowest level since October 2008

2:05pm Wednesday 16th October 2013

UNEMPLOYMENT in York has fallen again and is now at its lowest level since October 2008.

Bus boost for Selby job fair

8:25am Wednesday 25th September 2013

VISITORS to the third annual Selby Jobs Fair can benefit from discounted bus travel to the venue, it has been announced.

Unemployed York residents offered support to apply for John Lewis jobs

9:28am Tuesday 24th September 2013

UNEMPLOYED York residents are being offered support to help them apply for jobs at the city’s new John Lewis store.

Skills Network in Selby primed to expand

8:09am Monday 16th September 2013

THE Skills Network, a Selby-based training provider which already has a workforce of more than 500, has announced it is creating more jobs to keep up with rapid expansion of the business.

£34m transformation of York college could create 100 jobs

York Press: David Spencer, left, from DSP Architects, and deputy principal Ian Harmer examine the plans for Askham Bryan College

10:16am Thursday 12th September 2013

MORE than 100 jobs could be created through the planned £34 million expansion of a college in York, the biggest development in its history.

Jobless figure falls across region

7:45am Thursday 12th September 2013

UNEMPLOYMENT figures in York are continuing their downward trend as numbers hit their lowest point in nearly five years.

Selby Jobs Fair boost

8:50am Thursday 5th September 2013

ORGANISERS of the Selby Jobs Fair have taken to Twitter to encourage residents and businesses to get involved.

Adults urged to consider further education.

7:33am Monday 26th August 2013

The University of York has urged adults around the city to consider further education.

Selby College offering apprenticeships

7:31am Monday 26th August 2013

NEW apprenticeship programmes in plumbing will start at Selby College this semester, thanks to a partnership with a national training company.

Jobless figures falling in York, North and East Yorkshire

8:31am Thursday 15th August 2013

THE number of people out of work in York, North and East Yorkshire is continuing to fall and remains below the national average unemployment rate, according to the latest figures.

Civil service jobs heading for York

10:10am Wednesday 14th August 2013

CIVIL service jobs are heading for York following the closure of offices employing 350 staff in Northallerton.

Talented trainees hired by Yorkshire Water

10:06am Wednesday 14th August 2013

SEVENTEEN apprentices have been hired by Yorkshire Water after beating more than 700 other applicants to the roles.

School-leavers urged to join the construction industry

7:42am Saturday 10th August 2013

School-leavers across York, North and East Yorkshire awaiting their GCSE and A-level results are being urged to join the construction industry.

Power station jobs boost

9:53am Friday 2nd August 2013

THE creation of a new aggregate plant at Drax Power Station will bring 20 new jobs to the area.

New jobs as security firm expands

10:31am Wednesday 17th July 2013

SECURITY at York’s £32 million council headquarters is now in the hands of a Yorkshire firm which plans to create new jobs.

Care jobs hope

9:15am Wednesday 17th July 2013

UP to 40 new jobs could be created over the next two years at a Harrogate care company.

Free courses to help York jobseekers

9:11am Tuesday 16th July 2013

JOBSEEKERS in York who want to search for work online are to be helped through free workshops.

Rail apprentices on track after training

9:18am Saturday 6th July 2013

MORE than 180 apprentices have joined up with railway maintenance teams across Britain after successfully completing the first year of Network Rail’s advanced apprenticeship scheme.

Selby Jobs Fair date announced

8:51am Saturday 6th July 2013

THE date for the third annual Selby Jobs Fair has been announced.

New Swarovski store creates eight jobs

8:39am Saturday 6th July 2013

LUXURY retailer Swarovski has opened at York Designer Outlet, creating eight jobs.

Primark move could create 170 jobs for York

5:11pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

CLOTHING giant Primark could bring 170 jobs to York if new city-centre plans are approved on Thursday.

Fresh hope for 700 mining jobs

2:16pm Monday 1st July 2013

A DEAL which could protect hundreds of jobs at a North Yorkshire colliery could be made within weeks, but a local MP said no final decision has been made.

Building firm chief mentor for Rebecca

York Press: Business student Rebecca  Cliff gets  some  advice  from Ann Scott, managing director  of York-based  property  company,  S Harrison Developments

12:53pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

THE winner of the Women in Enterprise category at The Press’s Business Awards last year has taken a York student under her wing to give top level insight into a career in property development.



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