Tag Archives: employment

BIG DEBATE: Plenty to see at skills showcase

SKILLSFEST 2015 takes place at The Forum in Barrow this Saturday, from 11am to 2.30pm. Key Furness businesses and learning providers will be on hand to give face-to-face advice and information, and to demonstrate the types of careers available locally. Today we ask about the importance of businesses and organisations to promote key employability skills […]

“What comes next for young people after school?”

Inspira’s annual ‘Beyond 16’ event for year 11 leavers and their parents will run again on Monday 19th January in the Whitehaven Civic Hall. The number of  employers and learning providers  attending this year has increased – a direct reflection of the growing number of positive employment prospects  available to young people in the area […]

Inspira guides teenager into ‘brilliant’ role

A teenager is getting stuck into the world of work through a traineeship. Ashton Furness is delighted with her business administration traineeship with Athena PTS in Barrow. The 19-year-old, of Walney, found her placement after contacting Inspira in January when she was looking for support with finding employment. At the time Miss Furness was 18 and she […]