Tag Archive for 'employment'

Adult education courses improve mental health and well-being

November 12th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Learning a language or brushing up on your maths skills in your spare time can boost your life satisfaction in the same way as a £750 a year pay rise, according to research commissioned by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. People who take an adult learning course, ranging from an art class […]

Isle of Wight secures funds for tidal energy project to boost employment

October 20th, 2012 by Isle of Wight Council

The Isle of Wight Council has received a double boost in its efforts to support the green economy. The council has secured nearly £700,000 of European money to help finance the necessary preparatory works for its Solent Offshore Energy Centre (SOEC) proposals to create tidal energy testing facilities off the Island’s southern tip at St […]

Sure Academy for apprentices

June 21st, 2012 by Sure

Sure is launching its own apprenticeship scheme aimed at developing its workforce of the future. The Sure Academy is accepting applications ahead of the first intake of apprentices in September 2012. “Cable & Wireless, as one of the Bailiwick of Guernsey’s largest employers, is committed to investing in the development of its employees.” “We have […]

Guernsey Mind: Employment and Mental Health Resource Factsheet

September 20th, 2011 by Guernsey Mind

Guernsey based resources for employment and mental health This article lists local sources of information or services that may be able to help if you are an employer, working or looking to return to work after a period of mental ill health. These are not comprehensive and we hope to add to this list during […]