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Does your business have the skills to grow?

Does your business have the skills to achieve its growth plan?  Does your business struggle to recruit the right skills? Opportunities Workshop can provide fully funded training programmes that help achieve your business objectives by developing the skills of your workforce. We have over 80 courses ready for immediate start to help develop your organisations…

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Gym-Free Exercise For Body and Mind

When you are studying and working, getting fit and staying healthy is really important –especially in winter! Here are some great ways to boost your fitness levels and your immune system without having to hit the gym! Walk to work in the mornings or get off the bus a few stops early and walk the…

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Apprenticeships, The Key To Staying Ahead in IT

How does a business future-proof its systems? The same way someone with a passion for technology secures a career – with an IT Apprenticeship. Staying ahead of the digital technology curve is vital for businesses of all sizes, IT after all lies at the heart of effective communication, marketing, and general management – whatever the…

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Supporting SME Businesses with Menta

Are you an employer in the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership area looking for an innovative way to grow your business?  Are you an employee in this area looking to boost your career?  This is a fantastic opportunity to access fully-funded tailor made training programmes designed to develop business potential by delivering high quality…

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Skills Support Suffolk

Are you an employer looking for an innovative way to grow your business? Are you an employee looking to boost your career? This is a fantastic opportunity to access fully-funded tailor made training programmes designed to develop business potential by delivering high quality training. Opportunities Workshop Ltd in partnership with Ixion are contracted to deliver a…

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Business Training For Entrepreneurs

Business Training for Entrepreneurs

A whopping 608,100 startups were registered in the UK in 2015 – a record number so far, but how many of these new businesses were formed with solid business foundations and bound for success? In business, entrepreneurial flair can only get you so far. If you are starting a new company it is essential that…

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New! Funded Nail Technician Course

If you envisage a career in the beauty industry, get started with our new Nail Technician course in association with PoshNailz. The 18 week programme, accredited by VTCT, will teach you everything you need to know so you can confidently earn money as a Nail Technician. As well as learning how to create amazing nails…

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How to invest in your career

A couple of months ago, I talked about why you should invest in your career, since then I have had several people asking me, on top of what I said in the previous article, what is the best way to go about investing in your career. Gain additional training. If your employer no longer offers additional training, look…

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Interview Tips For School Leavers

Odds are that at this point in your life, you’ve never had a job interview before, but they are nothing to worry about. It’s just a chance for the company to get a sense of who you are and whether you’re a good fit for their organization It’s also your chance to interview the company…

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The Hidden Jobs Market

When looking for work, the Web is usually the first place people go to find a job, and many fill their days blasting resumes in response to online job postings. In my experience that’s a classic mistake as you’re not looking in the hidden jobs market! Frustrating as it may be research suggests about half…

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