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  • Additional Restrictions Grant - Sole Trader Scheme

    Applications are now being encouraged from sole traders who may be eligible to apply for the Additional Restrictions Grant – Sole Trader Scheme. The Sole Traders Grant provides funds of up to £2k for eligible sole traders within the borough and is targeted at those who can demonstrate an unavoidable fixed cost for their business. This could include vehicle costs, professional fees, software, phone costs, insurance and any other unavoidable fixed cost that can be evidenced within the application. Applications will not be accepted from business owners who are registered fo...
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  • SE London Mayor’s Construction Academy Hub

    London has a growing construction skills shortage, and construction sector employers require a site-ready workforce to help build the homes Londoners need.  To make sure Londoners benefit from the wide range of opportunities available in the sector, the Mayor set up his Mayor’s Construction Academy (MCA), connecting Londoners to training in the skills.  The South East London Mayor’s Construction Academy Hub is a group of training providers based in South East London.  Please click here to view the prospectus for the SE London MCA Hub.  
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  • RateMyApprenticeship

    RateMyApprenticeship is a resource for students, schools and parents which aims to educate young people about their career options and inspire them to take an exciting next step after they leave school or college. RateMyApprenticeship is the sister website of RateMyPlacement, formed by three Loughborough undergraduates, Ali Lindsay, Oliver Sidwell and Chris Wickson in 2007.  Since then, the site has cemented itself as the go-to website for young people taking the first steps in their career and attracts 100,000 monthly visitors. To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, they will be holding a virtual event from 1-5pm on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th February with a number of key national employers who will be promoting their apprenticeship and graduate opportunities. To register, please visit https://events.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/  
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  • EBP helping the local Covid-19 response

    Jane and Anne are working hard to keep the Bromley Mentoring Initiative going through the pandemic – which has been difficult with all the restrictions in place and the fast-changing situation.  They have arranged some safe and very valuable virtual/telephone mentoring for vulnerable young people. Since January, the rest of the EBP team have been involved in supporting the rapid testing programme which aims to identify people with Covid-19 who have no symptoms, and asks them to self-isolate to protect others, especially our clinically most vulnerable residents. The testing is predominantly for those who regularly come into contact with people outside their household such as key workers.   Sarah, Karen and Louise are working at the test sites in an operational capacity whilst Emma and Lesley are providing support to the team and on the telephone assistance line. EBP is still operating on a reduced capacity and we look forward to a time when the situation allows us to return to our ‘business as usual...
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  • DWP Careers Support for schools

    Bromley EBP have built a great partnership with colleagues from the DWP Schools' Team in our joint aim to support young people with careers and employability advice.  Although we have not been able to work face to face with them since March, we are still very much in touch.  Click here to view a Careers Guide produced by DWP which contains some really helpful advice for young people helping them be better prepared for the job market. We hope to be working with Ian and Julie again in 2021.  
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