MP supports further construction apprenticeships

York Press: Andrew Jones MP

10:14am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire MP has lent his support and encouragement towards further construction apprenticeships.

Fewer jobless in York for fifth month in row

York Press: Job centre - jobs

12:27pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Unemployment in York has dropped for the fifth month in succession.

McDonald's set to open fifth outlet in York

York Press: St Paul's Cray McDonald's 'fight' leaves teen with head injury

11:17am Saturday 9th August 2014

YORK is to get a fifth McDonald's as the fast food chain reveals plans for a new restaurant at Monks Cross with the creation of 80 jobs.

Hundreds apply for just eight jobs at York furniture store

York Press:

10:30am Friday 8th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people have applied for just eight new jobs at a new York furniture store.

Free course designed to get you back into nursing

York Press: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

8:24am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SIX month programme starting this summer at the University of York is designed to encourage former nurses in North Yorkshire to return to the profession.

Prime Minister hails unemployment fall in York

York Press: Prime Minster David Cameron speaking to workers at Portakabin, York, last week

9:18am Friday 18th July 2014

THE Prime Minister has hailed the latest fall in unemployment in the York Outer constituency, and the new agri-science developments which will create further jobs.

York jobless rate at eight-year low

York Press: Job centre - jobs

7:58am Thursday 17th July 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT in York has fallen to its lowest level in at least eight years - to the delight of politicians from right and left.

Huge jobs boost for Drax power plant

York Press:

12:22pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

4,000 jobs to be created in EU funding boost

1,300 new jobs for York - Huge grants for region - Rail and road links to be upgraded

York Press:

12:10am Monday 7th July 2014

TWO huge new developments are set to create 1,300 jobs for York after winning millions of pounds in Government funding.

Business and Education Partnership helping get teen careers off ground

York Press: Scarlett Barclay, 17, of Fulford School, holds the George Cayley Trophy as overall winner of Inspirations held at the Yorkshire Air Museum on Thursday.  QUOTE "I was overwhelemed when my name was read out. There has been a lot of effort invoved with

9:45am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE talent and skill of innovative teenagers was celebrated at the annual Inspirations event organised by the North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership.

Latest employment figures mirror pre recession levels

York Press: Mixed results on North-East employment

11:56am Thursday 12th June 2014

EMPLOYMENT figures in York are continuing to rise to pre recession levels as the number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance drops once again.

North York Moors National Park apprentice opportunities

York Press: North York Moors National Park Authority

8:42am Thursday 12th June 2014

A RANGE of training schemes for apprentices has been extended by North York Moors National Park.

1,200 people attend employment fair in York

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

9:21am Monday 26th May 2014

MORE than 1,200 people attended a jobs fair in York this week.

Apprentice challenge hits 100 target early

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

9:18am Thursday 15th May 2014

A CHALLENGE to secure 100 apprenticeship pledges in York in 100 days has been met - with 29 days still to go.

Jobs fair set to be biggest ever for York

York Press: Alan Millard, chief operating officer of Hiscox, and Cllr James Alexander promote the fair

9:15am Wednesday 14th May 2014

YORK is to stage one of its biggest jobs fairs ever in a bid to help the city's unemployed into work.

Hope for thousands of building jobs in York

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

9:23am Thursday 8th May 2014

UP to 1,000 new building jobs could be created in York each year for the next 15 years with the building of 22,000 new homes, but a lack of major skills could stop York people taking advantage of the opportunities, according to figures presented to City of York Council's cabinet this week.

Bid to create hundreds of jobs in food science

York Press: York scientists spearheading food fraud battle

11:30am Wednesday 7th May 2014

UP to 800 new jobs and a £100 million economic injection could be on the way for York with plans to grow the city's food science industry.

Construction openings in East Yorkshire

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

9:16am Friday 2nd May 2014

BALFOUR Beatty has revealed it is providing ten construction students in East Yorkshire with an opportunity to get into the construction industry during a project to build Beverley’s new £22 million Southern Relief Road.

York could get more Civil Service jobs

York Press: 210320140248 (4795277)

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

York Press: Job centre - jobs

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

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

York Press: East Riding of Yorkshire Council logo

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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.



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