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Combined Authority Board approve £500,000 spend to support young people struggling to find work

2 October 2020

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board have agreed to allocate £486,297 to two schemes to support young people and adults.

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority #RescuetoRecovery Retraining Scheme prioritises retraining and getting people back to work

25 August 2020

At a time when economic recovery is more important than ever, the Cambridgeshire &Peterborough Combined Authority prioritises individuals by supporting them to retrain into new jobs. 

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Mayor's Blog: Keep Calm and.....Qualify

1 May 2020

People in our region are incredibly versatile in making the best of whatever situation they  find themselves in.

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Key employment courses go online to keep up with demand during Covid-19 lockdown

29 April 2020

As a result of an increase in requests for warehousing and Health and Social Care training since COVID 19 broke out, and in accordance with social distancing measures to slow the spread of the virus, adult employment and skills training funded by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is now being delivered digitally.

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Join forces to support our armed services 365 days a year urges metro Mayor

5 November 2019

 In the run-up to Remembrance Sunday, Mayor James Palmer is calling on local businesses to follow his lead, and that of local Cambridgeshire & Peterborough councils, in signing the Armed Forces Covenant – a pledge to ensure veterans, and those still in uniform, are treated with the fairness their service and sacrifice deserves.

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Businesses in the Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough area to benefit from a £3.7 million skills training fund.

20 August 2019

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Greater Cambridge & Greater Peterborough are urged to take advantage of a £3.7 million skills training fund to upskill their workforce.

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Local businesses have their say on skills curriculum for new university for Peterborough

17 July 2019

Almost 80 businesses operating in Peterborough have given feedback in a survey asking what kinds of courses and skills they would like to see delivered at the new University of Peterborough.

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A new era for adult education in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough set for launch

6 June 2019

A refocusing of how adult education funding is spent in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to give lower paid, lower skilled people the qualifications they need to secure better jobs will launch this summer.The £11.5 million budget for Adult Education was devolved to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority earlier this year.

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£11.5 million for adult education

21 February 2019

Government has committed £11.5 million of funding to support Adult Education in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Mayor James Palmer visits new advanced training facility iMET to see first apprentices at work

19 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer visited the newly launched iMET advanced training facility at Alconbury Weald on Monday (November 19) to see the first apprentices working towards their new qualifications. 

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