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Lawyers share insights at Pocklington School’s careers & business network event

The Pocklington School Foundation (PSF) Careers and Business Network held its latest event in Leeds recently, with the focus for the evening on careers in business and law. Hosted at the city centre offices of Schofield Sweeney LLP, the guest speakers for the evening were former students of Pocklington School, Jodie

UTC Sheffield students launch World Robotics Championship fundraising campaign

Talented students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have launched a fundraising campaign after winning a place in the world’s largest robotics championships in America. Six students in Year 13 from the UTC have been selected to represent the UK in the VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, from April

Consultancy boss helping to inspire female university students to become future leaders

A Bardsey management consultant, who has worked for some of the biggest names in the UK retail and leisure sectors, is helping to inspire the next generation of women business leaders. Olga Wormald, MD of NOW Consultancy, is one of the experts participating in Leeds Beckett University’s Women in Leadership Programme,

SES Engineering Services helps schoolgirls glide to success at Hovercraft Day

National engineering specialist SES Engineering Services (SES) and The Mount School in York have successfully hosted their sixth  annual Hovercraft Day challenge, which aims to inspire young girls to become the next generation of female engineers. The challenge invited more than 80 Year 6 girls from six local schools to design

Disability Action Yorkshire achieves NCFE accreditation

A Harrogate charity is celebrating after winning accreditation from the Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE). The accolade for Disability Action Yorkshire means it can now award higher-level qualifications to those undertaking its in-house educational courses, delivered at its Hornbeam Park training centre. The charity’s push for NCFE recognition, which began in

Well Met hosts DigitalLEAP pilot project to get students work ready

Leeds Beckett University will host DigitalLEAP, a six-week pilot project, to give students an understanding of the skills required for a career in digital and tech industries. The night-classes cover a different topic each week, with advice and guidance about working in the industry and practical workshops on coding, problem-solving and

Caddick Construction working to eliminate single-use plastics across the business

Caddick Construction, the family-run Yorkshire-based construction company, is aiming to become a single-use plastic free workforce by 2022. The first initiative to be adopted as part of its sustainable strategy has seen hundreds of re-useable water bottles already distributed free across the company – potentially saving tens of thousands of plastic