Kaitlin Forshaw  – You’re Hired!

Kaitlin Forshaw – You’re Hired!

James Anthony Workwear supply the local workforce with workwear, uniforms and PPE. They offer a competitive, speedy service with great customer service. With moving into a new store in Blaydon-on-Tyne. After years of searching for a larger premises they finally found...

Rosie Rendles  – You’re Hired!

Rosie Rendles – You’re Hired!

Bowes Mitchell Ltd are a sales and letting agent. They are known for the customer service they provide and that they are one of the leading agents in their area. Rosie Rendles, the Digital Marketer Level 3 apprentice, has grown in both knowledge and confidence within...

Colin Lofthouse – CEO of Smart Multi-Academy Trust

Colin Lofthouse – CEO of Smart Multi-Academy Trust

Smart Multi-Academy Trust consists of eight primary schools in the North-West area of Newcastle upon Tyne. At Smart they provide a high quality, bespoke education full of the best opportunities and experiences to help every child learn, be happy and ultimately...

Paula Hegarty – Oxclose Community Academy

Paula Hegarty – Oxclose Community Academy

Oxclose Community Academy are a Secondary School Based in Washington. We spoke to Oxclose Community Academy Head Teacher, Paula Hegarty, about how she has found the process with learningSkills when hiring apprentices; in particular her newest ICT recruit. This is what...

Attention Ambitious Employers

Attention Ambitious Employers

Multi-awarding winning creative marketing agency Guerilla Communications are launching a low-cost social media service and have recruited a new apprentice ready for new clients.  Based in Newcastle they are reacting to the current economic situation and are ready to...

Liam Mather – You’re Hired !!

Liam Mather – You’re Hired !!

Gateshead Council learningskills have supported ANOTHER young person into employment. Liam Mather started his apprenticeship with Guerilla Communications in Newcastle after a successful interview. Liam worked with our Youth Education & Skills team and started a...

Tricia Currie – You’re Hired !!

Tricia Currie – You’re Hired !!

Tricia Currie is another young person Gateshead Council learningSkills have helped secure an apprenticeship. Tricia will be starting her business administration level 3 apprenticeship at Bensham Grove Community Centre after her successful interview. She started via...

GreCon – Employees more important than our bank account

GreCon – Employees more important than our bank account

"Our wealth is not our machines or a bank account, but the knowledge, the skills and the commitment of our employees"—founder of the Company, Carl Benscheidt (1911).  Who wouldn't want to work for a company that values their employees like this? GreCon Limited,...

Jamie Horner – The Protector Group apprentice

Jamie Horner – The Protector Group apprentice

Jamie Horner is yet ANOTHER young person Gateshead Council learningSkills has helped to secure an apprenticeship. Jamie starts his digital marketing apprenticeship with The Protector Group in Gateshead after his successful interview with the organisation. The...