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Simon Jordan's Blog - April 2015

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2015 seems so positive on this side of Easter. I hope over the Bank Holiday Easter break you found plenty of time to enjoy some down-time and have returned to the grindstone ready to get back to it. I certainly enjoyed spending the long weekend with my family and now feel like I’m ready for anything this financial year has to throw at us! My son Jude - "If this traffic doesn't start moving I'm going to be late for my first appointment." We have some fantastic reasons to be positive about Appr...
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A modern leisure and fitness centre in Clitheroe is looking to appoint a Receptionist and Business Administration Apprentice. Roefield Leisure in Clitheroe are looking to employ a Receptionist and Business Administration Apprentice to work in the centre for 16 hours per week. As a member of the Roefield team, you will be required to work evenings and weekends and your main duties will include reception cover, meeting and greeting customers, dealing with enquiries on the telephone, data entry ...
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To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, Themis team trade their roles to become Apprentices for the day.  To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, Simon Jordan, Director of Themis and Jeanette Brindle, Recruitment Officer at Themis rolled up their sleeves to experience what it’s really like to be an Apprentice. Simon Jordan joined leading sewing manufacturer, Mackintosh, where he met with fellow Apprentices at the company’s manufacturing base in Nelson. Throughout the da...
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National Apprenticeship Week

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From Monday 9 March to Friday 13 March, Themis will be marking National Apprenticeship Week with a host of brilliant activities. National Apprenticeships Week is a chance to learn what Apprenticeships can offer and we'll be speaking to some of our own Apprentices throughout the week to ask them what being an Apprentice has done for their career prospects. Monday Director of Themis Simon Jordan and Themis Sales and Recruitment Manager Stephanie Coleman will both be visiting local employers who ...
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A leading textile manufacturer based in Nelson is looking to recruit for a Level 2 Warehouse Apprenticeship. The company would ideally like to employ somebody with experience in the textiles industry, however this is not essential as they are able to give full training to the right candidate. The job itself involves packing and unpacking of both large and small machinery parts and you will be using computers to carry out your stock control and order processing tasks on a daily basis. Dependi...
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Themis have made it through to the finals of the Apprenticeships 4 England awards in the "Training Provider of the Year"  category. We're absolutely thrilled to announce that we have been put forward for the prestigious "Training Provider of the Year" award for the second year running by Apprenticeships 4 England. After winning the prize in 2014, Themis have successfully expanded training services and Apprenticeship opportunities, especially in the engineering and construction sectors thanks t...
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Hosted tonight at Burnley College's Pricess Way campus, our Themis Apprenticeship Open Event will be focusing on finding visitors their dream career. With employers from across Lancashire such as Safran Aircelle, New Call Telecom, Silentnight, The Senator Group and many more visiting to meet potential Apprentices on the night and workshops hosted by Themis to help would-be Apprentices get their job search started, it looks to be a useful and exciting event for all concerned. Here's a quick run...
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According to new figures from the UK Government, the Creative Industry is now worth a huge £8.8 million an hour to the UK economy. Thanks to 10% growth in the industry in 2013 and a continued rate of expansion for most of the Creative sector, a huge number of jobs are being created every year just ready for your skills and enthusiasm. In 2013, 1.31 million jobs in the UK were based in the Creative Industries, accounting for 5% GVA (Gross Value Added - a measure in economics of the value of go...
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Could Apprenticeships save Britain? AAT, the Association of Accounting Technicians certainly think so. Of course we already have full faith in our outstanding Apprentices' abilities to change the world for the better but here are five reasons why you should believe in them too. More than three-quarters of accountancy apprentices who began their Apprenticeships in 2009/2010 have progressed into higher education. That's a significant amount of skilled trainees ready to enter the world as trained...
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The outstanding achievements of Apprentices and Apprenticeships employers were recognised this month at the prestigious 2014 National Apprenticeship Awards. Arthur Padgett, a plumbing company based in Nelson, was nominated as a National finalist for the DHL Express Award for Small Employer of the Year. The company, which was established in 1924, was a high contender in this category with three other small businesses that were nominated for the award. This nomination acknowledges the company’...
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Luke Pissochet is a Network Services Apprentice working at Burnley College. We asked him to take us through some of the things he does in his job, and it proved to be very varied! Working with Network Services in Burnley College, Luke spends his days helping the 200+ members of staff with their computer and network issues, as well as fixing and optimising machines and taking care of the various technologies like SMART boards around College. Previously a team leader and children's activity lea...
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New research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research  has revealed that apprenticeships will contribute £34 billion to the UK economy in 2014. Including wins for the economy in growing wages, business profits and an overall increase in tax payments from expanding businesses totaling £31 billion, the total also takes an estimated reduction in unemployment benefit payments of £370 million per year into account as well as benefits to organisations while training apprentices...
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