Student business plan led to Mia working with mum

Basildon Recorder: family

4:06pm Thursday 17th April 2014

When fashion design student Mia Elizabeth White had to select a subject for her business dissertation, she chose one close to home – her mum Julie’s shop in Rochford.

Emma learning hospitality at UK’s first hotel school

Basildon Recorder: emma

4:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A job in hospitality is not everyone’s cup of tea. In fact, to do a good job you really need to love it, says Christoph Hoffmann.

Taster session for women who mean business

Basildon Recorder: debbie

3:59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A taster session for a course to help women fine tune their business skills will take place on April 28.

Council to help fund more apprenticeships

Basildon Recorder: kevin

2:46pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Essex County Council has lent its support to the creation of more apprenticeship positions in the county.

Dental nurse worked her way up to practice manager

Basildon Recorder: linda

2:42pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Linda Garrad has always wanted to help others. So when it came to deciding on her future she found the perfect career – she trained as a dental nurse.

I’m switched on – to be an apprentice for UK Power Networks

Basildon Recorder: danny

2:38pm Thursday 10th April 2014

The UK faces “a looming skills time bomb with more than 400,000 construction workers due to retire over the next five years and the number of new entrants declining”, according to a survey by the Chartered Institute of Building.

Fiery art of the blacksmith.......

Basildon Recorder: tatum1

11:10am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Three generations of Tatum family mark 80th anniversary of their traditional ironworks,

Being a financial adviser adds up well for Grant, 35

Basildon Recorder: grant

11:04am Thursday 3rd April 2014

When his dreams of being a pilot were dashed, Grant Buchanan thought long and hard about which career to follow.

A carer must have patience and a respect for people...

Basildon Recorder: cathy

11:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Cathy Sahadevan gives insight into her role as senior worker

Try a career in telesales at the Gazette

Basildon Recorder: sophie

10:53am Thursday 27th March 2014

If you’re brimming with ideas and enjoy chatting with people, then a job as a telesales executive with the Gazette could be for you.

Charity opens our eyes to a wider choice of careers

Basildon Recorder: charity

10:46am Thursday 27th March 2014

As young people struggle to find a job, Ashley Pritchard and Francis Brady thought they had come to a dead end.

Graduates will help our firm keep growing

Basildon Recorder: graduates

10:40am Thursday 27th March 2014

Ironmongery Direct, the Basildon-based online and trade retailer, has launched a new graduate scheme.

Essex firms expect to see a jobs boom

10:34am Thursday 27th March 2014

Leading Essex firms anticipate a substantial increase in the number of jobs available in the county over the next 12 months.

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

Basildon Recorder: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

1:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

NEW on-call firefighters are being sought in a county-wide recruitment drive.

Thespian Sue’s leading role is working for her kids’ charity

Basildon Recorder: sue

2:02pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Sue Bell trained in drama, and has played many parts as a professional actress, director and stage teacher.

Barclays boosts training places

Basildon Recorder: matthew

1:59pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Barclays has announced that more than 100 training places have been made available to young people in its Essex banks.

Homing in on high flyers

Basildon Recorder: spicer

1:55pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Top performers from Spicerhaart are being whisked away on a trip of a lifetime to Abu Dhabi after winning awards.

We’re training centre celebrates 30 years

Basildon Recorder: chipper

1:39pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Itec, the Essex technology training centre, celebrated its 30th anniversary this month.

Insurance firms to help boost apprenticeships

Basildon Recorder: matthew

1:35pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Essex firms are among those taking part in a ground-breaking scheme, as the insurance industry embarks on its first sector-wide apprenticeships programme.

Come payday, you may be thanking Anthony

Basildon Recorder: anthony

2:09pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Nothing arouses greater passion than a person’s pay. For thousands of Essex salaried employees, the buck stops with Anthony Tapsell.

Green energy jobs boost

Basildon Recorder: wind farm

2:06pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Wave and tidal energy offer major prospects for employment in Essex, according to a leading spokesman for green energy.

Everything is awesome in world of engineering

Basildon Recorder: engineers

2:02pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Charlotte Cant is looking forward to a challenge today.

Boris opens tech college

Basildon Recorder: boris

1:43pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Ford-backed site is training ground for young engineers

Blazing a trail...firefighter training to motivate jobless

Basildon Recorder: firemen

1:40pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Initiative aims to give people skills to help them find work

Make-up queen! Megan’s artistry picks up awards

Basildon Recorder: megan

1:36pm Thursday 27th February 2014

At 23, Megan Aylesbury has a list of accolades to her name. The MAC cosmetics make-up artist has been in the industry for six years and won the UK-wide Elle magazine makeup competition at just 18.

Jade drawn to her career

Basildon Recorder: Jade drawn to her career

9:04am Friday 21st February 2014

Love of art leads 23-year-old to a dream role with High Street bathroom company

Law firm is Sam’s choice

Basildon Recorder: Law firm is Sam's choice

9:02am Friday 21st February 2014

Teen glad to be an office apprentice

Army signs up for jobs’ fair in town

Basildon Recorder: Army signs up for jobs fair in town

8:58am Friday 21st February 2014

THE Army is the latest recruit to a jobs’ fair, to be held at Basildon Library on February 28.

Prospects unveils its new railway engineering course

Basildon Recorder: Prospects unveils new railway

11:08am Friday 14th February 2014

PROSPECTS College, in Basildon, is to add a state-of-the-art railway engineering academy to its facilities, enabling apprentices to work with genuine equipment.

Big rise in the number of apprentices

Basildon Recorder: Big rise in the number of apprentices

11:06am Friday 14th February 2014

APPRENTICESHIP vacancies available in Essex increased by more than one third in the final quarter of 2013, it has been revealed.

Apprenticeships are the way forward...just ask Hayley

Basildon Recorder: Apprenticeships are the way forward

11:01am Friday 14th February 2014

ANYONE who thinks apprentices make cups of tea and file papers all day will have a steep learning curve at a showcase event next month.

Employment options are limited for Hampshire's next generation

Basildon Recorder: Picture supplied by

3:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

WHAT if you’d worked solidly for the last 40 hours with people you didn’t know in an unfamiliar office in a town far from home for nothing?

Chance to hone digital skills

12:47pm Friday 7th February 2014

DIGITAL entrepreneurs have the chance to brush up on their skills with a course.

Family firm marks 45 years in the engineering trade

Basildon Recorder: gaz job news 6th Feb pg 2

12:41pm Friday 7th February 2014

A FAMILY firm is celebrating 45 years in business. Wilfred Gibbons set up Gibbons Engineering Group in 1969 to repair and rewind electric motors.

Put your best self forward – to get that important job

Basildon Recorder: gaz job news 6th Feb pg 1

12:38pm Friday 7th February 2014

FINDING a job is not just about the academic and work experience skills you may have.

Tech firm needs your support

Basildon Recorder: jobs news echo pg 3 6th Feb

12:34pm Friday 7th February 2014

TECHNOLOGY company e2v is calling on people in Essex to support its apprentices in a bid to win a national contest.

Apprentice vacancies are on the up in Essex

Basildon Recorder: jobs new echo 6th feb pg2

12:31pm Friday 7th February 2014

THERE have never been more opportunities available for young people in Essex, as the number of apprenticeship vacancies has increased by more than a third over the previous year.

Winner takes it firm hunts for an apprentice

Basildon Recorder: Jobs New Echo 6th Feb pg 1

12:28pm Friday 7th February 2014

SEVEN years ago, Paul McFadyen joined Regis Group Plc, the Southend-based property group as a lettings administrator. Today he is the group’s managing director.

Trainees are ‘new blood’ for law firm

Basildon Recorder: Four of the best  –  Stephanie Bussell, Sophie Harper, Claire Hunt and John Fawcett are trainees at Colchester law firm Birkett Long

4:06pm Thursday 30th January 2014

TWO new trainee solicitors have joined a Colchester law firm.

Fed up and jobless, Ben set up his own business

Basildon Recorder: Ben Oliver

3:59pm Thursday 30th January 2014

BEN Oliver knows what it’s like to be out of work. The 30-year-old from Clacton has turned his hand to various roles, but found himself out of work for ten months.

Careers advisers hit by surge of inquiries

Basildon Recorder: Matthew Hancock

3:53pm Thursday 30th January 2014

JANUARY is the time of year when many people resolve to change their lives. Among them, it seems, are the long-term unemployed.

Council vows to boost job opportunities for young

Basildon Recorder: Basildon Council breakfast meeting – Stephanie Fields, Mandie Skeat, Scott Logan,  Bruce Benson

3:44pm Thursday 30th January 2014

A LOCAL authority in Essex has made a pledge to fire up employment prospects for young people during the course of 2014

Our virtual jobs fair is a hit

Basildon Recorder: on board

9:44am Friday 24th January 2014

Hundreds check out vacancies and employers as Echo online site goes live

Great Prospects... inspectors’ high praise for college

Basildon Recorder: prospects

9:40am Friday 24th January 2014

Prospects College is deemed to be one of the best in the east of England for young people training in both the engineering and the construction industry.

Plan for Sainsbury’s may create 320 jobs

Basildon Recorder: sainsbury

9:37am Friday 24th January 2014

Up to 320 jobs are set to be created at a new superstore.

Pupil gets taste of work life and lands an apprenticeship

Basildon Recorder: it fits

9:31am Friday 24th January 2014

Making the transition from school to the workplace can be a hard one.

Log on to our virtual jobs fair

Basildon Recorder: Sarah Sanderson

5:11pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Boost for employers and employees as Echo launches new online site

Chance to nominate your super achiever

Basildon Recorder: bahman

5:07pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Students, mums and businesses are being encouraged to enter a competition to find a super achiever of the year.

Importance of workplace experience

Basildon Recorder: kirstie

5:03pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Workplace experience is an increasingly important consideration for employers, research has found.

Jobs boost with plans to open two new restaurants

Basildon Recorder: Wagamama are to open a new restaurant in Hampshire

11:16am Friday 10th January 2014

MORE than 30 jobs will be created when Far Eastern cuisine comes to a Hampshire shopping centre at two new restaurants.


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