Rethinking and reskilling after Covid

Thursday 3rd December 2020

One positive to come out of the past few difficult months is that many people in the Black Country are taking the time to have a bit of a reset. They’re rethinking their career and taking the opportunity to retrain. And we’re lucky to have Dudley College of Technology, Black Country Skills Shop, and employers like Stiltz Lifts who are providing fantastic opportunities for local people. They join me in this episode.

Previous Podcasts

Regenerating Brierley Hill - Tue 25th August

Brierley Hill has massive potential and work is underway to regenerate it and turn it into a successful and thriving area.

Learning difficulties and Covid - Sat 15th August

One of my priorities is to make sure local children with speech and learning difficulties get the best education and care possible.

Coronavirus community information: National Express - Fri 26th June

National Express is our biggest local private sector employer employing some 350 drivers, engineers and back office staff.

Coronavirus community information: Black Country Food Bank - Thu 11th June

The Covid crisis has seen Black Country Food Bank work overtime and help some 7,000 people over the past few months. You can help Jen and the team by donating food items or volunteering.

Coronavirus community information: Red By Night venue - Mon 1st June

The music and entertainment venue Red By Night started up just a few months ago in Brierley Hill, and then suddenly covid hit.

Coronavirus community information: Black Country Chamber of Commerce - Wed 13th May

Whether it’s cashflow, budgets or keeping staff and customers safe, Black Country businesses will have a lot to plan and juggle as we begin to leave lockdown.

Coronavirus community information: Kingswinford Royal British Legion - Tue 28th April

Kingswinford Royal British Legion do an amazing job year round supporting our service men and women, veterans and their families.

Coronavirus community information: Mary Stevens Hospice - Wed 22nd April

Social distancing is especially tough on families with loved ones receiving end-of-life care right now.

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