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Close the ‘competency gap’ to boost productivity warns training boss…

January 11, 2017 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Close the ‘competency gap’ to boost productivity warns training boss…
Steve Fletcher, Malcolm Edge, Gareth Jones, Loz Robinson, Liam Cooper, Raj Ojelay and Jason Daniels

The boss of a leading West Midlands training provider believes manufacturers should be focusing on more than just the ‘skills gap’ if they want to save their businesses thousands of pounds in poor productivity.

£3m manufacturing training & development centre outlines vision for Marches skills gap…

December 9, 2016 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on £3m manufacturing training & development centre outlines vision for Marches skills gap…
(l-r) Matthew Snelson (Grainger & Worrall), Christopher Greenough (Salop Design & Engineering), Bekki Phillips (In-Comm Training), Peter Neumark, Mike Roe (both Classic Motor Cars) and Gareth Jones (In-Comm Training).

Detailed plans for a new state-of-the-art training hub in Shropshire were unveiled for the first time yesterday, with the aim of supporting ‘2020 learners by 2020’.

Bank funding helps tech firm grow…

August 24, 2016 – 6:53 am | Comments Off on Bank funding helps tech firm grow…

A leading supplier of high-tech electronic accessories has expanded into new 14,000 sq/ft premises and is targeting continued growth following a seven figure deal with Yorkshire Bank.
Bluechipworld Sales and Marketing Limited produces six of its …

‘Three’ is the magic number for bridging industry’s skills gap warns Shropshire manufacturing chief…

February 17, 2016 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on ‘Three’ is the magic number for bridging industry’s skills gap warns Shropshire manufacturing chief…
New Training Academy: (l-r) Richard Homden, Christopher Greenough, Lee Pearson (all Salop Design & Engineering) and Gareth Jones (In-Comm Training)

One of the bosses of a growing Shropshire pressings and assembly specialist believes ‘three’ is the magic number for bridging the growing skills gap in industry.
Christopher Greenough, Director of Salop Design & Engineering, feels that …

Landmark training contract seals record year for In-Comm…

February 10, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Landmark training contract seals record year for In-Comm…
Record Year: (l-r) Colin Mills and Gareth Jones (both In-Comm Training)

Completing the largest contract in its 34-year history has ensured a Black Country training provider has recorded its best ever 12 months.
In-Comm Training and Business Services saw turnover rise past the £1.2m barrier in 2015 …

LATEST: FiB finds unprecedented positivity amongst West Midlands family businesses…

February 1, 2016 – 7:10 am | Comments Off on LATEST: FiB finds unprecedented positivity amongst West Midlands family businesses…
Dani Saveker, CEO of Families in Business (FiB).

22, January 2016 – West Midlands family enterprises are ‘overwhelmingly positive’ about the year ahead and are already implementing ambitious expansion plans, according to the region’s specialist support organisation for firms in the sector, Families in …

New training academy opens with promise of boosting Shropshire’s manufacturing skills…

September 30, 2015 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on New training academy opens with promise of boosting Shropshire’s manufacturing skills…
Shrews Academy

A new £300,000 training academy has been officially opened in Shrewsbury today to boost the County’s ability to develop the engineers of the future.
In-Comm has joined forces with metal pressing and assembly specialist Salop Design …

New care home creates 50 jobs in Staffordshire…

September 11, 2015 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on New care home creates 50 jobs in Staffordshire…
Fazeley Junction

The opening of a new specialist care home in Fazeley supported by the presence of fully trained staff and a registered manager 24 hours a day will create 50 new jobs, with the support of …

Moving ‘Movember’ fundraising for Stafford colleague…

December 5, 2014 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Moving ‘Movember’ fundraising for Stafford colleague…
Deans ‘Mo Bros’ from left to right: Back row - Jeremy Hodgkiss, Richard Stonier, Shaun Wyatt, Joe Zachariah, Johan de Wet. Middle: Mike Heenan, Neil Haslewood, Philip Davison, Gareth Jones, David Dunsmore. Front: Ed Marshall. Missing from the photo: Ryan Corden, Neil Scragg, John Beech.

Stafford-based Deans Accountants has raised over £2,000 in support of a colleague, who is currently receiving assistance from Macmillan Cancer Support.

AlphaDrive’s commitment to its people achieves 100% increase in sales…

July 4, 2014 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on AlphaDrive’s commitment to its people achieves 100% increase in sales…
Growing through training: (l-r) Gareth Jones (In-Comm Training) and Anthony Chisholm (AlphaDrive Engineering Services)

A commitment to developing its own people is paying off for a Willenhall manufacturing specialist after it more than doubled the size of the business in the last year.
AlphaDrive Engineering Services, which offers the supply, …

LATEST: Family businesses told ‘stay ahead of the game’…

June 11, 2014 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on LATEST: Family businesses told ‘stay ahead of the game’…
Left to right: Gareth Jones (Yorkshire Bank), Peter Doggett (FiB), Alan Cook (FiB), Jonathan Tyson (Else Solicitors), Jon Hardwick (Grafton International), Peter Salt (Salts Healthcare), Jackie Hendley (Smith Cooper), Dani Saveker (FiB)

Diversification, clear communication and retaining top talent should be amongst the main priorities for family businesses to stay ahead of the game, according to senior representatives from the sector speaking at an event in the …

£235,000 investment delivers world class training academy for In-Comm…

April 16, 2014 – 7:32 am | Comments Off on £235,000 investment delivers world class training academy for In-Comm…
New training centre: Gareth Jones (left), Colin Mills (right)

A leading training provider is reinforcing its commitment to delivering the best possible apprentice and vocational skills in the West Midlands by making a major investment in its Aldridge-based academy.
In-Comm Training and Business Services has …

In-Comm helps Moog deliver £1.5m landmark training programme…

October 18, 2013 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on In-Comm helps Moog deliver £1.5m landmark training programme…
In-Comm helps Moog deliver £1.5m landmark training programme

One of the UK’s leading aerospace manufacturers has joined forces with a Black Country training specialist to deliver one of the biggest training programmes seen in the region this year.
Moog, which produces components for flight …

‘Feeling Good’ is more important than ‘Looking Good’…

August 2, 2013 – 7:18 am | Comments Off on ‘Feeling Good’ is more important than ‘Looking Good’…
health and wellness

‘Feeling Good’ is more important than ‘Looking Good’ as active lifestyles and self-monitoring become vital to improved well-being
With the summer holidays now fully underway in the UK, many have already got themselves in shape to …

Health Message Miss For ‘Me’ Generation…

June 11, 2013 – 10:19 am | Comments Off on Health Message Miss For ‘Me’ Generation…
Gareth Jones - VP & General Manager EMEA at Fitbit Inc

Rise in self-monitoring suggests five times the impact on increasing active lives compared to traditional campaigns

New research released today by health and wellness brand Fitbit, reveals that it’s not the traditional excuses that are the …

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