We have 3,500 businesses successfully operating in Mansfield and Ashfield and the area is known as the hub for SME’s but also home for many multi-national organisations. Although you wouldn’t think so if you were to review the area by media coverage.
For over 25 years the 2020 business group has offered key information to members on a range of local issues and is actively involved in lobbying on behalf of members to support the business community.
In 2011 Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 formed the business group called Business Liaison group (BLG) to give the business community the opportunity to meet and voice concerns and discuss how to improve the working conditions in Mansfield and Ashfield.
25 employers showcased their business and wider sectors to 50 students aged 15-16 years and families at a Career Inspiration Event hosted by the Brunts Academy, a member of the Evolve Trust, on Wednesday 1st March.
Carl Atkin, Headteacher at Brunts said “The evening was about opening the minds of a selected group of year 10’s to the wide range of career opportunities with local employers. Employers play a key role in inspiring young people to achieve their potential and understand the importance of English and Maths qualifications in the workplace”
At Forrest Williams, we believe that every single member of our team is of vital importance to our success as a business. We have grown organically, often with new team members asking to join us before positions have existed. As our commitment to excellence has been noticed, we have been able to consistently work only with people of the highest caliber at all levels of our organisation.
Robert Woodhead Ltd has joined forces with Dukeries Academy in Ollerton to encourage students to become the next generation of joiners, plasterers, plumbers, electricians and painters.
Set up as part of Woodhead's BIG (Building to Inspire a Generation) initiative, the Edwinstowe-based company will offer young people at Dukeries even more opportunities to learn about the construction industry, spend time in a ‘real world' site environment and learn key interview and CV writing skills, preparing them for the world of work.