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Official launch of the Cumbria Enterprise Adviser Network to be held on the 1st of November

The event will mark the beginning of the Enterprise Adviser network for Cumbria, part of a wider scheme which has already seen success across the country funded by the Careers Enterprise Company. Volunteers are drawn from a wide range of local businesses, and each Enterprise Adviser is matched to a specific school, to help support […]

Leaders of tomorrow graduate from National Citizen Service

Over 800 young people from Cumbria, and North Lancashire have been awarded with a certificate signed by the Prime Minister after graduating from the National Citizen Service (NCS), which is delivered by Inspira. Over 1400 young people, families and VIP guests attended a graduation ceremony at the Rheged Centre, Penrith on Saturday 10th of October. […]

Inspira scoops ‘Futures and Employability’ award at Golden Apples

Inspira’s success working with young people and adults – providing high quality career management and personal development programmes for all ages – has been awarded with the prestigious ‘Futures and Employability’ award at this year’s Golden Apple Awards, organised by CN Media and held at the Carlisle race course on Friday 7th of October. Sarah Harrington, Director […]

Enterprise Advisers recognised in Lancashire

Business people who volunteered to take part in an innovative scheme to give young people an insight into Lancashire’s businesses have been recognised for their support.  The scheme aims to raise the aspirations of young people across Lancashire, and help them to make informed choices about their future career. Twenty one business leaders from companies […]

Cat Smith MP, joins NCS group in Lancaster

MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood visits community-minded teens Yesterday, Cat Smith the MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood visited over 50 teenagers at the University of Cumbria’s Lancaster campus who are on the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme. As part of the programme, young people learn about how to make a difference in their local area. Cat […]

GCSE exams results day

Young people across England get their GCSE results today (25 August). While many will be celebrating, some may not get the results they expect or know what to do next. Inspira, the leading career organisation in Cumbria and North Lancashire is available to help them make the right choices at a time of uncertainty. “We […]

Inspira is recruiting for Enterprise Coordinators

Inspira, the leading career management and personal development organisation is currently recruiting for two Enterprise Coordinators to work on the Lancashire Enterprise Adviser Network contract, on behalf of Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership. These roles are pivotal in helping schools and colleges to motivate, inspire and support young people to make informed choices about their future, whilst also […]

Cumbria’s Enterprise Adviser Network takes flight

It has been less than two months, yet Cumbria’s Enterprise Adviser Network is making great strides recruiting schools and businesses to work together. Melanie Carr from Inspira is the Enterprise Coordinator, she started in June. Inspira manages and delivers the contract on behalf of the Careers Enterprise Company and the Cumbria LEP. The aim of the project is to build a network of Enterprise Advisers, […]

Inspira is recruiting for managers and delivery staff

Cumbria’s leading personal development and career management company Inspira is recruiting for a number of posts around the county. A number of energetic people with a flexible attitude to working hours are required in Barrow and West Cumbria. “We are looking for people who are interested in working with young people and adults,” said Sarah […]

Over 400 young people at attend HE Fair in Carlisle

Over 400 young people from schools in Carlisle, Eden and West Cumbria will be attending the HE Fair to be held at the Sands Centre in Carlisle tomorrow (1st July 2016). 85 exhibitors include universities and training providers, the Army, RAF, and FE Colleges, as well as the leading career management organisation Inspira will be available to talk […]