Category Archives: Work

Newcastle North MP urges Ministers to take on apprenticeships proposal for National Apprenticeship Week

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Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has urged Ministers to mark National Apprenticeship Week (3rd-7th March) by making better use of the public procurement system to increase the number of places available. Speaking during questions to Business, Innovation and Skills Ministers in the Commons this morning (6th March), Catherine highlighted the Apprenticeships and Skills (Public Procurement) Continue Reading...

Smiles all the way as local engineering company recruits using TRS

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Smiles Engineering – a Newcastle based engineering and manufacturing company – has successfully recruited using TRS (Talent Retention Solution), the national talent bank platform following the intervention of their local MP.   Developed by employers to attract, retain and develop a much needed engineering and manufacturing talent base across the UK, TRS was recommended to Continue Reading...

Newcastle North MP backs Save our Royal Mail campaign following visit

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Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has backed the Save our Royal Mail campaign following a recent visit to the Gosforth Delivery Office. Catherine was invited to tour the facilities off Jubilee Road in Gosforth before going out on a delivery round in Fawdon with local postman, George Morgan.  During her visit, she heard about Continue Reading...

Why Every Young Person Should Have the Chance of a ‘Rolls Royce’ Apprenticeship

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This article by Catherine was published on the Huffington Post website on 3rd October. You can also read it online here: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/catherine-mckinnell/apprenticeships-young-people_b_4030621.html   Almost at the end of my Industry and Parliament Trust fellowship with Rolls Royce, I have one more visit to make and am looking forward to meeting and hearing about the University Continue Reading...