Support Young People At Risk Of Unemployment With Kickstart

#TalentWorking Kickstart is a new initiative to support young people at risk of long term unemployment. #TalentWorking You may well have heard of the Kickstart scheme by now. If its new to you we summarise it below. We have received over 30 Job Placement work pledges. If all these pledges...

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Curry Design Studio use apprentices to create some of the best looking marketing

Kate Curry is the owner and managing director of the Curry Design Studio based in Sutton Coldfield. They are small team of passionate creatives who are fanatical about design, marketing and branding. They work very closely with their clients to help them build the right branding design that truly reflects...

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Building Back: Embedding young people in the Creative and Cultural Workforce

Building Back: Embedding Young People in the Creative and Cultural Workforce A seminar on the options available and how Government support schemes can help make this happen. Organised for the West Midlands Cultural Response Unit by Arts Connect and Creative Alliance When: Friday 9th October, 1pm – 2.30pm Where: zoom...

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Safeguarding Newsletter – Issue 7 – World Mental Health Day

Welcome to the seventh edition of the Creative Alliance Safeguarding Newsletter’. Our Newsletter is produced every quarter, distributed to all Creative Alliance learners, employers and staff and is intended to raise awareness of Safeguarding, Prevent, British Values and how to keep learners safe and create a positive working environment. Please...

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Future Faces: Apprentice of the Year Award Winner.

Taylor Rooke Digital Content Producer Apprentice with Updates Media Here at Creative Alliance, we’re delighted that Taylor has won the very first Apprentice of the Year Award at the annual Future Faces Awards, organised by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. Taylor won the award, because, as Managing director of...

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Summer means a lot of very talented 18 – 21 year olds looking to start their career.

Designers, Digital Content Producers, Digital Marketers, Event Assistants, Marketing Executives, Software Developers, Videographers, Web Developers ……… Now is the ideal time to recruit new creative, digital & marketing talent for your business. Despite the challenges we’re all experiencing, people are adapting. We speak to businesses every day and hear of...

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Traineeships: Are you really interested? Then tell us.

Excellent: You are interested? There are thousands of potential business administrators, content creators, digital marketers, event coordinators, graphic designers, lighting, sound & stage engineers, software developers, videographers, web developers …………… and traineeships could be the way these are discovered. Needing to learn how to work for you , to your...

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Apprenticeships & the Plan for Jobs

The Government today announced its Plan for Jobs. It’s a clear statement of intent that skills and work based learning are at the centre of policy decisions to rebuild the economy. The focus is on enabling young people to experience work and develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours for work....

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Safeguarding Newsletter – Looking after your mental health while coming out of lockdown.

1st July 2020 Welcome to the sixth edition of the Creative Alliance Safeguarding Newsletter’. Our Newsletter is produced every quarter, distributed to all Creative Alliance learners, employers and staff and is intended to raise awareness of Safeguarding, Prevent, British Values and how to keep learners safe and create a positive...

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Rebuild: Digital Skills for Business

We’re all rebuilding our businesses to account for social distancing and infection control measures.  And alongside this, we’re also having to look at how we do far more for our business with digital skills: both inside our company and with our clients. There is a lot of talk of the...

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