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Three new recruits for +24 Marketing

Three new recruits for +24 Marketing

We are delighted to welcome three new recruits to the +24 team.  Simon Jacobs has joined us as a Digital Marketing Tutor, helping to meet the demand for our growing training offering. This includes Project Digital, our apprenticeship scheme which is run in partnership with Themis, to help more young people start their careers in […]

+24 Named ‘Small Business of the Year’

+24 Named ‘Small Business of the Year’

+24 are delighted to have been named Small Business of the Year at the Burnley Business Awards. The award was announced at a glitzy ceremony held at Towneley Hall on 20th June. Attended by more than 500 guests, the evening showcased the brilliant businesses in the borough and celebrated the successes of the past year. […]

+24 Sponsors Burnley FC International Cup

+24 Sponsors Burnley FC International Cup

Burnley Football Club’s Clarets Academy is hosting its first ever ‘International Cup’ and +24 are proud sponsors! The tournament, hosted at the Barnfield Training Centre, will focus on youth clubs and will span over two days, from Saturday the 18th of May to Sunday the 19th. The clubs taking part in the tournament are: Burnley, […]

Burnley Football Club Player Awards 2019

Burnley Football Club Player Awards 2019

Fans and supporters gathered Sunday the 5th of May to celebrate what has been an amazing period in Burnley Football Club’s history. Fresh off a draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, BFC players joined supporters to celebrate the club’s achievements and values in style. A lavish evening filled with great food, great company and of […]

#ThreePeakys: A Blinding Night

#ThreePeakys: A Blinding Night

With the rapid rise of technology that has become an integral part of our daily lives – from smartphones to smart homes – the question of whether life was better for generations past, who did not have an excess of tech in their lives, compared to our lives, has become a hot topic for discussion. […]

Chief Education Officer: Why I Believe in Apprenticeships

Chief Education Officer: Why I Believe in Apprenticeships

For National Apprenticeship Week, our Chief Education Officer and Project Digital trainer, Ben Whitaker, reflected on his views on apprenticeships and how becoming a trainer for a programme like Project Digital have helped shape and change those views over time. In my previous role as Head of Sixth Form, I often found myself in discussions […]

The Women Who Inspire +24

The Women Who Inspire +24

March is International Women’s Month, and the 8th of March – International Women’s Day – is a day for us to reflect on the women who inspire us and who we look up to. In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, some of the members of the +24 team have reflected on the women who […]

Ask the Apprentices #NAW2019

Ask the Apprentices #NAW2019

For National Apprenticeship Week (4th to 8th of March) we wanted to collate the advice and personal experiences of some of our apprentices into one blog, that could be helpful to students, potential apprentices, employers, teachers or parents looking to learn more about the opportunities and realities of apprenticeships, from apprentices themselves. Who or what […]

Traits of an Apprentice #NAW2019

Traits of an Apprentice #NAW2019

No two apprentices are alike – nor should they be – but there are some common characteristics that make someone a successful apprentice. By successful apprentice, we mean somebody who provides value to their employer and who gets the most from their training and their role in the workplace. Enthusiasm You don’t have to have […]

EKM Welcomes Project Digital

EKM Welcomes Project Digital

The Project Digital bootcamp is the unique way in which Project Digital (the apprenticeship course we run and deliver in partnership with Themis) starts each cohort. The bootcamp lasts five days and is filled with invaluable training to help our apprentices develop skills and insight that can be directly transferred to their roles with their […]