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  • Focus on Finance – Next Steps

    Focus on Finance – Next Steps

    Julie McCarthy, Community Banking Adviser from Nat West Bank, Orpington is keen to work in partnership with Bromley EBP to help young people locally.  Her remit is to reach out to the local community and provide information, advice and guidance on how to better protect personal finances particularly with regard to on-line banking.  Nat West are keen to get the message out to young people and the elderly to help them to avoid being vi...
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  • Get your career started with an apprenticeship at LBB

    Get your career started with an apprenticeship at LBB

    To get your career started you usually need a combination of experience and qualifications.  An apprenticeship gives you an opportunity to obtain both by combining on-the-job training with study (usually one day a week) meaning you can earn while you learn.  Bromley Council has some great opportunities for Business Administration Level 2 apprentices right across the organisation in various departments.  We will train and sup...
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  • Employers help young people be work ready

    A range of employers representing the construction industry including Armour Group, Bell Group and Conway worked alongside other organisations to provide valuable employability advice to young people from Bromley.  Students from LSEC and Chislehurst School for Girls took their Next Steps into the world of employment by attending an event on Friday 10th November supported by local and national employers from a range of sectors. This was the first in a series of events funded through the YES project, to help young people who are not intending to go onto HE to understand more about wh...
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  • A Beacon of Success

    Students from Bromley Beacon Academy have just returned from a week’s work experience with a range of local employers.  There were some real successes to celebrate – Georgio was praised for his computer troubleshooting skills, he arrived early each day and was immaculately turned out!  Charlie’s work ethnic really impressed his employers as he worked hard and was always keen to help.  Billy’s supervisor declared that he was one of the best work experience students they’d ever had. Declan and Danny brushed up on their technical skills by undertaking placements in local garages. Both employers were impressed with the boys’ attitude and commitment to work.  All the placements were...
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  • Costain develop London Bridge

    Costain develop London Bridge

    As our population increases, the UK is demanding more from its rail infrastructure than ever before. It is estimated that we make 2.5 billion rail journeys every year, which is set to rise to over 3 billion by 2020. The current network is beyond capacity and increasing demand will see growth in electrification, high-speed rail and the introduction of digital railway, making for a better connected nation. BEBP have close links with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) who are the largest provider of apprentices for the construction industry.  CITB partnered with Costain to arrange a site visit for careers advisers and teachers to their London Bridge station development project on 26th October.  Louise and Max (BEB...
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