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How the New Enterprise Allowance scheme helped Sue start afresh after redundancy

When she was made redundant after more than 22 years as a factory machinist, Sue Jackson couldn’t have guessed that less than five months later it would lead to her setting up her own business at the age of 61.

Apprentice Tyler eyes up his next move to a managerial role

Teenager Tyler Doherty is a man on a mission.

PeoplePlus ranked one of the top Work Programme providers in the UK

PeoplePlus has maintained its position as one of the top providers of the Government’s Work Programme in the UK, according to official figures released on the 17th March.

Emma plots her next move at Pickfords - with help from PeoplePlus

As a valued member of a team handling European operations for leading removals firm Pickfords, Emma Bowen is unequivocal about the value of having an apprenticeship.

How Pickfords is developing the skills of its staff through PeoplePlus apprenticeships

When removals giant Pickfords turned to PeoplePlus two years ago, they were – like many employers - facing a skills shortage within their business.

Pickfords and PeoplePlus support Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Since Sarah Watt made the switch from studying animal care to an apprenticeship in customer services for removals giant Pickfords, she hasn’t looked back.

Life is all about second – and third – chances, says Chris Perry

If anyone knows the value of embracing the chances that life throws at you, it’s Chris Perry.

UK’s 16-25 need to develop a ‘stronger foundation in digital skills’, say decision makers

A recent survey has revealed that while 47% of senior decision makers recognise that young people are very digitally savvy, they don’t know how to use their digital skills for work purposes.

PeoplePlus Business Mentor named as one of the Maserati 100

PeoplePlus Business Mentor Sheran Grey is named as one of the Maserati 100 published in the Sunday Times 21st February 2016.

Life begins at 50 for Andrew as he launches new business with support from the New Enterprise Allowance

If anyone can prove that it’s never too late to change your life, it’s Andrew Gibson.

Entrepreneurial Emma ferrets out a great business idea

Designing made-to-measure jackets for ferrets isn’t such a furry long shot – as animal-mad entrepreneur Emma Wallworth is proving.

Entrepreneur Michelle’s new business is a cut above the rest

As every parent knows, a trip to get their child’s hair cut can be an exercise in frustration, starting – and ending – in tears and tantrums.

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In the spotlight: Ricardo Vilela, owner of Sagitta Media

They say those who can, teach. But after five years of training future broadcasters, college lecturer Ricardo Vilela was determined to practice what he preached.

Youth employment service MyGo launches in Stowmarket

A new service that offers young people help to gain employment or to access further skills, training and education has opened its doors for its first clients in Stowmarket.

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