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Lottery funding boosts £2m employment programme for Notts youth

Nearly £900,000 funding from Big Lottery’s Life Chances Fund has been secured to change the lives of more than 500 young people across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.The money will bolster a project set up by a local partnership between Futures, Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council, to provide targeted employment and skills support to young people with special education needs…

Read more | May 09, 2018

National Careers Service Subcontracting Opportunity

We are inviting organisations to submit Expression of Interest tenders to work with us to deliver the National Careers Service Area Based Contract in the Central Eastern and East Midlands. We are interested in receiving EOIs for delivery in the following areas: Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Buckinghamshire, Essex and Northamptonshire.We have a preference for organisations…

Read more | Apr 30, 2018

Proud to have CDI Careers Manager of the year working at Futures

We are celebrating at Futures as one of our team has taken home an award at the Career Development Institute’s UK Career Awards earlier this month.Darren Scott, our Lincolnshire Team Manager won the ‘Careers Service Manager of the Year’ category at this year’s awards ceremony, which took place at Leeds’ Hilton Hotel on March 7th.Darren’s team includes 11 careers advisers who work across the Lincolnshire…

Read more | Mar 23, 2018

Futures training programme sees 87% of participants offered jobs with Alea Casino, Nottingham

In November last year leading careers advice, training and employment service, Futures Advice, Skills & Employment was awarded a contract from government to deliver adult training schemes across the East Midlands. The programme supports unemployed people by equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed in a modern workplace, preparing them to apply for jobs and attend interviews. Futures…

Read more | Mar 14, 2018

Boost of £100,000 in central east England for apprenticeships

The National Careers Service in the central east of England has been awarded £100,000 to support people into apprenticeships who may not have seen them as a viable employment option in the past. The National Careers Service will target funding focussing on gaps to existing provision and support available in the area.The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance across England…

Read more | Dec 14, 2017

£100,000 apprenticeship investment to the East Midlands

The National Careers Service in the East Midlands has been awarded £100,000 to support people into apprenticeships who may not have seen them as a viable employment option in the past. The National Careers Service will target funding focussing on gaps to existing provision and support available in the area.The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance across England to help…

Read more | Dec 14, 2017

Digital Skills Show in Nottingham City Inspires Students

Tuesday the 5th December will see 180 students from across the city of Nottingham come together to experience a variety of interactive digital activities. The Digital Skills Show will take place between 9.00am-3.00pm at The National Videogame Arcade. It is aimed at year 7 and 8 students to generate interest, excitement and awareness of digital careers.Employers supporting the delivery of the event…

Read more | Dec 04, 2017

Futures wins £390k government contract to deliver key training programmes

Futures Advice, Skills and Employment have secured £390,000 of adult education funding to deliver valuable training schemes across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.Futures are an Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’ provider, based on Sherwood Rise in Nottingham. We will be delivering funded training schemes both for those out of work, and employees looking to upskill while in the workplace.Our first programme…

Read more | Nov 07, 2017

School leavers’ futures more certain as NEET figures remain low in Nottingham

Figures out this week show over 96% of post-Year 11 students in Nottingham have gone into education, employment or training.With just 78 young people across the city showing as not in education, employment or training (NEET), the number continues to sit at an all time low. There are just 15 young people across the city whose position is not yet known; a testament to the outstanding work Futures undertakes…

Read more | Oct 10, 2017

Futures acquires Loughborough based apprenticeship agency

Futures Advice, Skills and Employment is an Ofsted rated Outstanding social enterprise at the forefront of providing jobs and skills advice, training and apprenticeships to support young people and adults into work or training. Futures is a registered government apprenticeship training agency, this enables us to offer companies new to apprenticeships expert advice and support in apprenticeships and…

Read more | Oct 09, 2017