May 04, 2019
Youth project seeks new chair and trustees
A CHARITY working with young people is seeking a new chair and trustees to lead its next phase of development. Action4Youth is keen to hear from anyone interested in changing  the
Apr 24, 2019
Conference centre is put up for sale
THE Horwood Estate near Milton Keynes has been put up for sale. The 185-bedroom hotel and conference centre is one of three being put on the market by operator De Vere. Horwood estate, Staverton
Jun 22, 2015
Workshops bid to boost business skills
The sessions are being staged by Velocity, the business support service from the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership and will begin in September. The workshops follow on from a
Jun 01, 2009
Truck firms receive apprentice funding
 More apprenticeships will be open to young people thanks to £11 million in Government funding as part of a new approach to help employers train the skilled workers of
May 21, 2009
e-learning pioneer wins national award
 Skills2Learn’s work to develop an advanced e-learning programme to help students and tutors in the solar power industry earned the Milton Keynes-based company the Training Initiative of the Year
Mar 23, 2009
Minister visits apprenticeship academy
 Caroline Flint, the Minister for Europe, has visited to the Mercedes-Benz Apprentice Academy in Bletchley. She said the centre exemplified the positive effects of the investment made by in
Nov 06, 2008
Investment in staff pays dividends, says report
The Nurturing Talent report by Cranfield School of Management on behalf of learndirect Business also found employers who make strategic rather than operational staff development decisions are best placed
Nov 06, 2008
Businesses make the skills pledge
Seven leading organisations made the Skills Pledge at government-backed event in the city. They have undertaken to raise employee skill levels throughout their organisations by instigating training and other
Sep 24, 2007
Centre looks to link with business
Leading figures in Milton Keynes’ business and education communities took the opportunity to look round the new Nigel Mobbs Training Centre - named after the former Lord Lieutenant of

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