Category Archives: Economy

Major projects boost careers and employment

Young people from St Catherine’s College, Eastbourne, on their ‘Open Doors’ visit with Mildren, contractor for the Eastbourne Town Centre Improvement SchemeEMPLOYMENT and career prospects of adults and young people in East Sussex are being boosted by two major improvement schemes.

The contractors behind the Eastbourne Town Centre Improvement Scheme and Newhaven Port Access Road have pledged to provide jobs and work experience and to forge close links with local schools and colleges. Continue reading

New scheme helps firms with regulation and growth

- Richard Strawson, East Sussex County Council team manager for Trading Standards (right), with David Taylor, from the Eastbourne-based Motion Picture Licensing CompanyBUSINESSES are being urged to sign up for a scheme which guides them through regulation and helps them ensure they stay within the law.

East Sussex County Council’s Trading Standards team has begun providing Primary Authority Partnerships, which offer a ‘one-stop shop’ for tailored advice and support on complying with consumer protection law. Continue reading

Career Hub boost for young people entering world of work

CAREERS provision for secondary school students is set to receive a boost as the county council is named one of 20 Careers Hubs nationwide.

The East Sussex Careers Hub will link 40 secondary schools, special schools and colleges with employers, support organisations and higher and further education providers to improve the guidance and support offered to students. Continue reading