Derbyshire businesses learn online skills as part of new national programme

I am very lucky to be part of the Digital High Street Skills National Programme. The first workshops in Derbyshire and the Peak District took place in Bakewell earlier this month. Myself and Amanda Petrie delivered the training and what a treat it was. The third Module took place in…

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Retail and finance still top destinations for graduates

I’ve just come across this article in the Times Higher Education publication and I’m really lifted by the news that graduates are still keen to enter retailing. Do read this and have a look at the table of recruiters. (Just a note – Boots will regularly be in top spot…

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Charity begins – in the class room!

What a super idea… Education and Retail vocational skills come together in the Chesterfield area. As reported in the Chesterfield Post this week, the Ashgate Croft School students and staff have opened a charity shop  on the row of shops off Cuttholme Road in Loundsley Green, Chesterfield. The shop will…

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