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University of Bradford and SSE Energy Solutions partner to drive green technology and skills development

A strategic partnership has been signed between the University of Bradford and energy infrastructure expert SSE Energy Solutions to collaborate on education, research, and the implementation of sustainable energy initiatives. The partnership aims to use the expertise and resources of both ...

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Green skills

Why facilities management needs to lead the charge in upskilling the nation ahead of 2050 says Alexandra Gates, Managing Director of Expedient Training The UK is headed for a roadblock. According to the 2023 Progress Report issued by the Climate ...

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Skilling a retrofit revolution

Current rates of retrofit recruitment must triple if the country is to meet its 2050 net zero target. But we can’t have a retrofit revolution without closing the green skills gap, says Tom Hoines, Director of Reed Environment The race ...

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CIWM warns of growing skills and labour shortage in UK recycling sector

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), has called on the UK Government to provide additional support to address the “rapidly expanding skills and labour shortage” in the waste and recycling sector and help grow the green economy. In its ...

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Mitie adds 50 new apprentices to its workforce

Fifty new apprentices have joined Mitie’s 72,000 strong workforce in a range of different roles. The new apprentices will undertake a range of different programmes, with 38 joining as technical engineers, and the other 12 joining in roles in fire ...

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Building a sustainable future

Amey Consulting’s Managing Director Alex Gilbert warns that the UK needs new skills and new thinking if it is to meet its net zero targets The need to build a more sustainable future is not in doubt. Tackling climate change ...

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