Gi Group create 42 Kickstart roles to provide young people with career opportunities

Gi Group create 42 Kickstart roles to provide young people with career opportunities

1st March 2021

Gi Group are pleased to announce that we will be supporting the government’s flagship Kickstart Scheme, providing young people with that important first step up onto the career ladder through the creation of six month job placements.

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February Labour Market Update

February Labour Market Update

25th February 2021

There were cautiously optimistic signs in the latest ONS figures release this week, with the second monthly increase in the number of people in payrolled employment in the UK. This echoes Gi Group’s experience with several of our key sectors seeing positive growth as they provide vital services t...

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Eleven Apprentices Start Work on Birmingham 2022

Eleven Apprentices Start Work on Birmingham 2022

12th February 2021

The first eleven apprentices recruited by the organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have been settling into their new roles which will see them play a key part in helping to organise the biggest event ever to be held in the West Midlands.

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7 ways to look after your mental health

7 ways to look after your mental health

10th February 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for us all. Over the last year, we have had to make major changes to our way of life, and now it looks like we're coming out of the other end, the real impact on mental health is starting to become clear. It's never been more important to look after...

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Apprenticeships – Shaping your workforce for the future

Apprenticeships – Shaping your workforce for the future

8th February 2021

Caught in the aftermath of Brexit and the midst of a global pandemic, UK training and development budgets have been severely impacted. So how can Apprenticeships be the key to developing your workforce?

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January Labour Market Update

January Labour Market Update

28th January 2021

While the latest ONS figures have understandably led to stark headlines, it is important to continue to focus on positive aspects where possible – and to drive your business forward, not look back. The ongoing extension of furlough support has perhaps prevented unemployment figures from hitting l...

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December labour market update

December labour market update

17th December 2020

The latest ONS employment figures released this week paint a comparatively positive picture for the employment sector with the official number of job vacancies starting to recover. Commenting on the latest data, Gi Group UK’s CEO Paulo Canoa said “This week’s data published by the ONS mirrors wha...

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Birmingham 2022 Expands Apprenticeship Scheme with new sport roles

Birmingham 2022 Expands Apprenticeship Scheme with new sport roles

10th December 2020

Sports fans are being given a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a major multi-sport event after Birmingham 2022 confirmed that it was adding two sport specific roles to its popular apprenticeship scheme. The scheme was only launched in late September but more than 1,100 people have alr...

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Gi Group extends levy transfer scheme

Gi Group extends levy transfer scheme

7th December 2020

Gi Group UK are proud to announce the extension of our partnership with award-winning training provider DBC Training. This enables us to continue offering funding for apprenticeship training programmes for businesses across the Midlands. The partnership first launched in December 2019, and togeth...

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Sustainability: Creating opportunities for the Labour market

Sustainability: Creating opportunities for the Labour market

1st December 2020

From employee wellbeing, to new jobs created by the growing need to protect the environment, sustainability is shaping the job market, and is set to accelerate after the pandemic. Over recent years, the importance of sustainability has grown, becoming a very real concern for many economies, indus...

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