Tag Archives: Croydon Works

Council apprentices to get a pay rise – five years late

The Labour-run council was elected in 2014 on a promise to pay all its staff fairly. Yet some of the council’s least well-paid workers are only catching up now, and as KEN LEE reports, the Town Hall’s job brokerage service … Continue reading

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Croydon Works drop-in sessions, Thornton Heath, from May 7

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You’re hired! Council takes on two dozen apprentices

Croydon Council has taken on 24 apprentices this week as part of a campaign to create more training and job opportunities for local young people. The new recruits arrived as the council launched a campaign called Choose Your Future, encouraging … Continue reading

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Croydon ‘Works’ – at a cost of £1,230 for every job placement

WALTER CRONXITE reports that a council job brokerage scheme has spent just £1,000 in the past year on training for unemployed local residents, but paid more than £100,000 on staff to manage the project Croydon Council last month issued a … Continue reading

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