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University of Central Lancashire joins pledge to boost social mobility in wake of COVID-19

Rt Hon Justine Greening. Pic: Chris McAndrew Former Education Secretary Justine Greening is working with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to protect opportunities and boost social mobility. The partnership comes as research shows 80 per cent […]

2 years ago
Preston has been named as the most improved city in the UK

Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has been named the most improved city in the UK to live and work. The study, carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Demos, used a range […]

4 years ago
Young Preston chef wins Apprentice accolade

Runshaw Business Centre’s annual Apprenticeship Awards, held last Tuesday (17 June 2014), celebrated the achievements of apprentices from across the Preston area. The event at the Leyland Hotel witnessed 18-year-old […]

8 years ago
Business aims for international acclaim by nurturing young local talent

A Preston business is aiming to combat unemployment among young people by partnering with local universities. Transcription Global, a transcription, translation and interpreting company based in Winckley Square is working […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Why is youth unemployment so high? The ONS explains

At the last count, UK youth unemployment passed 1 million, with Preston’s 3,204 benefit claimants amongst the highest in the country. The Office For National Statistics (ONS) periodically supply details of […]

10 years ago
Youth unemployment passes 1 million – compare figures across Lancashire

Youth unemployment has reached a record high of over 1 million, with more 16 to 24 year olds out of work than at any time since 1992, newly released figures […]

11 years ago
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