Category Archives: News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hundreds of young people head out on their NCS journey this morning

For the fifth year running, young people, who have just finished their GCSE’s, are heading out on NCS for the experience of a lifetime. Over the last few days, Inspira who delivers and manages National Citizen Service in Cumbria and Lancashire has seen more than 300 young people begin the first week of the three week programme . Over 3000 […]

Inspira sponsors Cumbria’s Golden Apple Awards

Inspira is once again sponsoring Cumbria’s Golden Apple Awards which celebrate the world of education and learning. As an organisation who provides practical support, life-changing personal development programmes and impartial career guidance, The Golden Apple Awards are a good fit with the Company’s ethos. “At the core of our business, the reason why people want to work for and with […]

Get In Go Far campaign focuses on apprenticeships

Today (16th May 2016) the Government launches the latest commercial for the Get In Go Far campaign which focuses on apprenticeships. Thirteen talented apprentices from across England have been selected to be the stars of the campaign, which shows young people how an apprenticeship can give them the skills and experience they need to land […]