Tag archive for ‘Employment’
By Julie Stirling On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Iconic Harry’s Bar returns as social enterprise

Hailed by many as an Edinburgh institution, Harry’s Bar is back following a six-figure investment, forming the city’s first social enterprise pub chain. A West End highlight for the city since the 1980s, Harry’s More...

By John Knox On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Letter from Scotland

“The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men…..” This weekend we Burns fans are given over to “eating haggis and cranachan, toasting the lassies, dancing the Dashing White Sergeant and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Train with Edinburgh Football

​This year, both Hibernian Football Cub and Heart of Midlothian Football Club have formed partnerships with Edinburgh College and The Prince’s Trust to deliver employment programmes that provide young people More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Canal College gets first round funding

A major skills and employability programme targeting disadvantaged 16-25 year olds in Falkirk and Edinburgh came a step closer with the announcement that it has been awarded a First Round pass for a grant of More...

By admin On Friday, February 10th, 2012

How to boost your retail CV before applying for a job

Some big new employers have arrived in Edinburgh, and maybe you fancy your chances at getting a job in one of the new high street shops. Retail is a competitive industry, so if you are looking to find a career in More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
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Unemployment in Scotland falling

The Scottish Government’s robust action to protect recovery, support jobs and stimulate economic growth is delivering real results for Scotland according to Finance Secretary, John Swinney, today. Mr Swinney More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Blindcraft – what now?

by Hannah Lister The 18th of November now seems like a lifetime away after the hype and bustle of Christmas and Hogmanay, but for the 53 employees at Edinburgh’s Blindcraft factory, the day is one they are likely More...

By admin On Monday, January 10th, 2011

New jobs available in Edinburgh

Temporary job opportunities are still available for Scotland’s biggest population survey: the census which takes place in March this year. These census takers (enumerators) posts offer flexible, part-time opportunities More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Recruiting new bar staff now

Hyde Out, one of Edinburgh’s most stylish bars, is offering a dream opportunity for its new bar staff to become masters of the hospitality trade. The Edinburgh Quay venue is launching a recruitment drive to find More...