Tag Archives : employment


Plymouth apprentices party with Ping!

Apprentices are being invited to a very special party at Oceana Plymouth on Friday 18 March. Ping! Party Plymouth will have all the usual attractions of a top night out – great music, light show, house DJ and licensed bar (for the 18-and-overs) – but with a difference. It will also include loads of table […]

Councillor Smith, Sports Development Manager Louise Kelley, Senior Apprentice Co-ordinator Ken Holder and apprentices Ashley Piggott and Jeorgia Best promoting Ping! Party Plymouth at Oceana

Taking the lot for jobs for Plymouth

More jobs are heading to Plymouth after the Council secured its first tenants for new business units at Langage Science Park – and they are taking the lot! Contracts are being signed this week between the Council and Dartmouth Foods who plan to take over all nine units available at the park as part of […]


New skills passport will help open up the world of work

A group of Plymouth students from several different city schools have reached the halfway point in the trial of a brand new employability passport to help them with their future employment. The passport, developed by schools working in partnership with Plymouth City Council, is also being embraced by businesses from the Building Plymouth initiative that […]


Council launch plan for employment and skills in the city

An ambitious plan to develop a more skilled and flexible workforce in Plymouth will be officially presented for approval to the Council’s cabinet this month. Plymouth’s Plan for Employment and Skills is needed to ensure the skills of the city’s workforce keep up with the demands of employers. Council Leader Tudor Evans said: “Plymouth is […]


Plymouth smashes Plan for Jobs target

We’ve done it! 2,000 jobs have been created through the city’s ambitious Plan for Jobs. A concerted effort to push projects that have stalled, provide support for business getting off the ground and encourage existing businesses to expand has led to 2,000 new roles in Plymouth – months ahead of target. Council leader Tudor Evans […]