are championing a 12-week training initiative in partnership with Jobcentre Plus, the National Apprenticeship Service and Tyne Metropolitan College, to train long-term unemployed candidates up to NVQ Level 2 standard.
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, together with Emirates and Newcastle International Airport is holding a morning briefing ahead of the launch of the Emirates' Boeing 777 service from Newcastle to Dubai.
Established as one of 10 UK Employer Coalitions the NEEC
has successfully integrated welfare to work employer engagement expertise to Business Enterprise North East.
But each practitioner, from Ray Hunt to Pat Parelli and Linda Tellington-Jones, still have their own disciples, and the NEEC
aims to bring the method under a unifying umbrella with standard qualifications.
Speedy Chef", developed and funded in partnership with the NEEC
, Jobcentre Plus, the Apprenticeship Service, local colleges and participating employers, aims to fill the huge skills shortage when it comes to recruiting trained, committed commis chefs within the hospitality sector.
Chosen from schemes all over the UK, bids from Tyne Wear and Tees Valley were successful and together have combined to work with the NEEC
to develop new ways to find employment for local unemployed people in major regeneration and construction projects.
director, Sir John Hall, said: "There have been many examples of successful private-public sector initiatives in the North East and I recall 20 years ago the success of the Northern Development Company in bringing overseas investment to this region.
Tobias was very impressed with how responsive the NEEC
is to employer demand.
Dr Howard Forrest is chief executive of the NEEC
, which works with partner agencies to create routes back to work for the long-term unemployed.
Paul Cuskin, NEEC
strategic director, said: "The health helpline is a free service offering small businesses instant advice and support for employees experiencing ill health.
Chief executive of the NEEC
Howard Forrest said: "We are looking at around 125,000 people who are not actively seeking work but are capable of working with some assistance.