News & Opportunities

Here you will find all the latest news and opportunities from around the region and nationally. Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.

Creative Employment Programme – Open for Applications

The Creative Employment Programme offers part-wage funding to employers to create new apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities for 16-24 year olds.

Funding is open to employers in Music, Dance, Theatre, Combined Arts, Visual Arts, Literature, Carnival, Circus, Contemporary Craft, Galleries, Museums and Libraries.

Funding is available until March 2015 and applications can be made now.

£15 million is available to help organisations benefit from taking on a young person:

  • Increase your capacity
  • Improve productivity
  • Develop the skills needs of your organisation
  • Utilise fresh ideas
  • Diversify your staff base
  • Change recruitment culture for the better

Funding is subject to an open and competitive process.  If you would like to know more, visit their website.