Developing Suffolk Talent e-bulletin
This three-weekly e-bulletin is designed to give employers timely updates on the work of the Skills Team and key developments across the region and nationally.
If you would like to give us feedback on what you would find useful or if you would like further information on any of the projects or issues raised please feel free to contact the relevant member of the team or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current issue: Skills Bulletin Issue No 59 | 5 July 2019
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 57 | 9 May 2019
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 56 | 12 April 2019
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 55 | 22 March 2019
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 54 | 1 March 2019
Read an introduction to the team members: Who's who in the Skills Team
Inspiring young people and promoting your business
Organisations and services helping businesses support young people they employ.
Icanbea is the local website helping young people discover for themselves the range of job and career opportunities open to them across Suffolk and Norfolk.
Find out about important employment industries in the East and view company profiles to hear about their businesses and who they recruit, including opportunities they are currently offering. Sign up to icanbea now.
If you’re an organisation, company or educational establishment in the Norfolk and Suffolk region and want to get involved with this council-backed charity project please email email@example.com.
Suffolk Skills and Careers Festival (formerly Suffolk Skills Show)
Wednesday 16 October 2019 at Trinity Park, Ipswich
Download the Suffolk Skills and Careers Festival Newsletter:
- Issue 1 (PDF, 703KB)
Find out more about the Suffolk Skills and Careers Festival.
Investing in skills and training
Join the New Anglia LEP
The New Anglia Skills Board helps to place employers at the centre of decision making on skills in Norfolk and Suffolk in order to ensure our local skills system becomes more responsive to the needs of employers and the future economy.
The Skills Board for Norfolk and Suffolk was established in 2014 to provide real visible leadership from business on the skills agenda for Norfolk and Suffolk.
Find out more on the New Anglia website.
The Enterprise Adviser Network
Join the network of volunteer Enterprise Advisers across Suffolk!
The New Anglia Enterprise Adviser Network aims to strengthen the links between schools and businesses to help motivate and inspire young people to make informed, aspirational choices about their future careers.
As one of their valued volunteers, you will work closely with senior leaders in a local school or college in developing their careers and employer engagement plans. Enterprise Advisers will receive high quality training and support provided by our dedicated Enterprise Coordinators.
Find out more about the New Anglia Enterprise Adviser Network.
Get in touch with one of our Enterprise Coordinators:
- Ipswich Opportunity Area: email Jordan Holder at firstname.lastname@example.org
- West Suffolk: Email Darian Vomund at email@example.com
- East Suffolk and Lowestoft: email Luke Uttley at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Central Suffolk: email Josie Finch at email@example.com
Download the Enterprise Adviser Network business leaflet (PDF, 113KB).
New Anglia Youth Pledge
The New Anglia Youth Pledge is a regional commitment made by stakeholders across both the public and private sectors in Norfolk and Suffolk to further the prospects of young people in the area. The Youth Pledge aims for:
“Every young person in Norfolk and Suffolk getting the support they need to get into education, training, an apprenticeship or job within three months of leaving education or employment.”
To deliver on this pledge, we need employers in Suffolk to help us by promoting what they do for young people and creating new opportunities from work experience and work trials to apprenticeships and graduate schemes.
Become a Youth Pledge supporter and support young people to fulfil their potential.
Find out more about the New Anglia Youth Pledge.