LMI Bulletin (Issue 470)

LMI Bulletin (Issue 470)

Jobs News

£2.4 billion munitions deal secures thousands of UK jobs
Defence Minister Jeremy Quin has announced that "The Next Generation Munitions Solution (NGMS) will see BAE Systems manufacture 39 different munitions for the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Strategic Command to use on the front line, including small arms ammunition, mortars, medium-calibre gun rounds and large-calibre artillery and tank shells". This will have a positive impact on jobs within BAE in the North East at the Ridsdale and Washington sites.

Alcoholic tea firm, Noveltea, based in Newcastle, are planning to create 20 new jobs following investment which will enable them to expand into other markets (Bdaily). 

News

The Future of Work Guide NCW2021
Guide produced by Mark Preen for National Careers Week 2021. The guide has been produced as a resource to support Careers Advisers and Teachers understand the future of work. The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Automation and what individuals can do to prepare for this is explored.

World Skills UK - Careers Advice Toolkit
Digital Careers Advice Toolkit from World Skills UK is a guide to supporting young people with employability skills and careers information. It contains lesson plans including activities such as quizzes and videos.

Apprenticeships with the armed forces
Resources on apprenticeships and careers with the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force including posters and a webinar.

Tech enabled majority of North East microbusinesses to keep trading during lockdown
Article which explores how small businesses in the North East have adapted using technology to continue trading during the pandemic, with some introducing or enhancing digital platforms. 

Engaging parents in careers guidance
The Gatsby Foundation and the Careers and Enterprise Company have worked together with Careers Leaders to produce resources and best practice to support parental engagement in careers.

 

Bulletin date: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 14:00