Busi­ness event­for young peo­ple

Blairgowrie Advertiser - - NEWS -

A busi­ness road­show con­nect­ing em­ploy­ers to skilled young peo­ple is com­ing to Coupar An­gus next month.

Devel­op­ing Young Work­force is an ini­tia­tive to help sup­port lo­cal em­ploy­ers to ac­cess skilled young peo­ple in their area, and will en­cour­age over 6,000 em­ploy­ers across Perth and Kin­ross to of­fer work ex­pe­ri­ence op­por­tu­ni­ties and pro­mote ap­pren­tice­ships in their busi­ness.

The road­show will set up shop at The Red House Ho­tel at Coupar An­gus on Thurs­day, June 15 at 10am, with op­por­tu­ni­ties to learn more about the ini­tia­tive and net­work with lo­cal em­ploy­ers.

Fiona Reith, the pro­gramme’s man­ager, said: “The road­show is a fan­tas­tic op­por­tu­nity for lo­cal em­ploy­ers to find out how the young work­force ini­tia­tive can make a di­rect dif­fer­ence to their busi­ness. Many lo­cal em­ploy­ers and young peo­ple are al­ready reap­ing the re­wards of bet­ter links be­tween busi­ness and ed­u­ca­tion. It can trans­form the lives of young peo­ple.”

Busi­nesses who wish to get in­volved can con­tact dyw@ pkc.gov.uk.

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