Cardiff, Wales, June 2018. The 29th June is UK Employability Day, a day of celebration for organisations helping jobseekers to gain and progress in work. Coordinated by the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA), hundreds of employment support centres and employers are throwing open their doors to raise awareness about what they do to help people into work.
PeoplePlus Cymru in Newport, South Wales is celebrating the work of its local staff, employers and partners by hosting an Open Day on June 29th from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. PeoplePlus Cymru is taking this opportunity to showcase the successes of employment support in Wales and the tremendous efforts made by the jobseekers and employers they support.
What: Open Day
When: June 29th 9a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Integrated Learning Centre - 50 Commercial Road, Newport, NP20 2PE.
During the event, PeoplePlus Cymru Apprenticeship Team, will also discuss information for SME and local businesses about how to enhance their productivity and propel their business by accessing Welsh Government funded apprenticeships programmes. Staffline Group PLC will also take part in the event. Staffline in South Wales supplies some of the largest manufacturers in the area, engaging with in excess of 1000 people during the busiest parts of the year.
“Over the past number of years we have formed a partnership with a local training providers and unions to enable us to deliver essential skills in the workplace ESOL classes and other online courses and training to our workers.” Staffline representative, said. “As a result of the training, we have been able to up skill our workforce to better prepare them for the transition from temporary workers to fulltime employees with our customers, they’ve become better trained, more communicative and more eager to apply for these roles as a result, in 2017 over 200 people have secured permanent contracts with our clients.” UK Employability Day is a crucial day of recognition for the employment support sector and underlines the critical work of providers.