Taking the Pixels – Guest Speaker at the South East London Young Enterprise Awards Final

Taking the Pixels – Guest Speaker at the South East London Young Enterprise Awards Final

On 23 March 2017, Billy from Taking the Pixels was the guest speaker at the 2017 South East London Young Enterprise final held at the London Borough of Bexley Civic Offices. The event took place to find out which South East London school would progress to the London finals on the path to becoming UK Company of the Year.

Click ‘Read more’ to find out more details and to watch Billy’s speech online.

Bexley Skills Team Attend the Delivering Skills for London Conference

Bexley Skills Team Attend the Delivering Skills for London Conference

On Tuesday 28th February 2017, the Bexley Skills Team attended the Delivering Skills for London conference at the University of East London in Stratford.

This conference, arranged by the London Borough of Newham for the 8 boroughs in the Local London sub-region, aimed to get colleges, learning providers, local authorities and employers in the same room to discuss how collaborative working could better deliver the skills London needs now and in the future.

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – January 2017

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – January 2017

Data released this morning by the Office for National Statistics show that Bexley’s active benefit claimant count (those in receipt of Job Seeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit) did not change from December 2016, remaining static at 2,020.

Underneath this headline figure, however, changes to the make-up of the active claimant count continue to take place. Read more to find out what they are.

Bexley’s Apprenticeship Event – Monday 6th March 2017

Bexley’s Apprenticeship Event – Monday 6th March 2017

Bexley’s annual apprenticeship event takes place on Monday 6th March 2017 at the Civic Offices in Bexleyheath.
If you’re a young person considering your post-16 education options, or looking at alternatives to university, come along to the event. You’ll get to find out more about the different apprenticeship opportunities in Bexley, speak with colleges, training providers and employers about the apprenticeships they offer and see Bexley’s current apprenticeship opportunities.

Bexley Business Excellence Awards 2017 – Top Tips Workshop

Bexley Business Excellence Awards 2017 – Top Tips Workshop

Are you entering your business into the 2017 Bexley Business Excellence Awards? If so, Bexley for Business and White Label are holding a workshop where you can find out all you need to know about entering this years awards.

You’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have about categories and criteria and to chat with an awards entries pro! Space on this workshop are limited, so click “Read more” for further information including how to reserve your space.

The Bexley Skills Charter is live! Show your support today.

The Bexley Skills Charter is live! Show your support today.

The Bexley Skills Charter went live on 18 January 2017, alongside the launch of the 2017 Bexley Business Excellence Awards.

2017 Charter Champion ITRM Ltd received their Skills Charter Champion certificate and thirty businesses showed their support on the night by signing our Day 1 Supporter Charter Board.

Read more to see if you recognise any of our supporters and don’t forget to become a #supporter too.

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – December 2016

Bexley Active Claimant Count Update – December 2016

Data released today by the Office for National Statistics shows an unseasonal increase in Bexley’s active claimant count and dashing hopes that the borough would return to a sub-2,000 active claimant count before the end of the calendar year.

Under the headline data, December 2016 is the second consecutive month with a fall in the estimated number of residents claiming Universal Credit (the benefit that is replacing Job Seekers Allowance). Read more for additional detail on this month’s data release.