Rainford High #RunWithGeorge and raise over £1,700 for charity

Students and staff at Rainford High have raised an incredible £1748.88 for Run with George and Alder Hey Children’s charities. Rainford High welcomed George Mathias and family into the school for a special charity event. George Mathias is a young boy from Eccleston who began his ‘Run with George’ charity after deciding that he wanted … Read more

Discover how to benefit from an extra pair of hands at work for free!

As part of its European Social Fund (ESF) Ways to Work Programme, St Helens Council is inviting small to medium size business owners to attend a breakfast event where they can find out how to benefit from an extra member of staff for six months, with no extra costs to their business. During the St … Read more

NHS reforms will fail without more money and staff involvement, says UNISON

New NHS plans for health and care services are doomed unless the government invests more cash and listens to staff and patients, says UNISON. The details of nearly all 44 NHS sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) have now been published. But the government and NHS England have failed to consult properly with the public and … Read more

BCC: Evidence, not politics, must guide National Living Wage growth

BCC business survey shows that just over a third of companies have had to increase their wage bills since the introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) in April 2016. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today publishes a survey of businesses, which shows that just over a third of companies (34%) have had to … Read more

Let sports fans work flexibly to watch the Olympics, says TUC

Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics opening ceremony tonight, the TUC is today (Friday) publishing guidance for bosses whose staff want to watch events during their normal working hours. The TUC suggests that bosses: talk to their employees in advance about arrangements for events they want to see; arrange for their staff to watch the … Read more

1439 (Skelmersdale) SQN make appeal for extra staff

We are looking for Adults, both Male and Female, to join us to assist with the training and development of Air Cadets from the local area. Duties will include preparing the Cadets and their kit for trips, providing transport for Cadets to attend events and helping with activities to further their development within the RAF … Read more