Having a wine shop’s corking, I’ve tried about 3,000 bottles!

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Having a Wine Shop 1

12:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SAM Brown makes his living from selling wine. It means, of course, that he also gets to taste and drink a great deal of his product.

Roadshow on move to lure students to become brickies

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Roadshow on move to lure students

12:18pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A ROADSHOW to boost the number of bricklayers is coming to Colchester and Braintree. Organised by the Brick Development Association (BDA), the #LOVEBRICK roadshow will offers students the chance to learn more about the industry and jobs involved.

Jobs in airport industry continue upward trend

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Jobs in Airport Industry

12:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE airport industry continues to create new employment opportunities in Essex.

Graphic designers must not rely on computers to be truly creative

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:29pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TECHNOLOGY may have steered creativity towards the computer screen, but graphic designer Peter Silk says he still keeps paints, brushes and cameras in the office.

Showcasing Essex has been a big hit

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:25pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAMPAIGN to showcase Essex businesses has been hailed a success.

Competitive spirit serves Gary well in the recruitment game

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:22pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

GARY Tappin studied sports science at Portsmouth University, and planned to make a career in the field.

Paige is council’s 3,000th apprentice in just 5 years

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: paige

9:11am Thursday 16th October 2014

A staggering 3,000 apprentices have been recruited by Essex County Council in just five years.

College jobs agency marks first anniversary

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: college

9:06am Thursday 16th October 2014

South Essex college students looking for a job do not have far to go.

Business club is launched to give firms a little bit of extra support

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: witham

9:02am Thursday 16th October 2014

The Witham Business Club – a support network for new and established firms – has been officially launched.

Key players get together to help tackle skills shortage

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: david

1:39pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Young people deciding on their future careers could benefit from better careers guidance after an event for schools and businesses tonight.

Teacher is in class of her own as a garden designer

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: sarah

1:35pm Thursday 9th October 2014

From classes to grasses, Sarah Jarman’s career has ranged across two very different vocations.

Star Richard helps challenge myths about builders

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: richard

1:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The Great British Bake Off’s Richard Burr is more than master of the oven – he is also a master builder.

Brighton and Hove in top 10% for creating new jobs across the country

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE city is “punching above its weight” after smashing its own employment targets.

Jobseekers offered skills course

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

JOBSEEKERS are being offered a free three-week programme to gain skills sought by employers.

Father and son engineer rewarding careers at MK

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: luke

10:01am Thursday 2nd October 2014

The products made by John Chapman and his son Luke can be found in most households the length and breadth of Britain.

‘Summit’ to focus on training and skills

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: mike

9:57am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A special event devoted to the development of skills in the workplace will be held by Rochford District Council.

Investing in the young is key part of our success

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: trainees

9:51am Thursday 2nd October 2014

As a businessman Bob Weston understands the importance of investing in people and helping them develop.

James’s Unsung Hero Award

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: james

9:37am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A maintenance officer for a Colchester care home has picked up an Unsung Hero Award.

Nurses need to be kind, caring and ambitious

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Nurses need to be kind

11:43am Friday 26th September 2014

Gemma’s dying grandfather spurred her to choice of career

Open wide – dentistry is more than just tooth work

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Open wide

11:25am Friday 26th September 2014

AMONG the clearest trends in the jobs market is a great urge to look at teeth. Dentistry at every level is one of the most sought-after occupations.

Opportunity knocks – if you are keen for a career in sales

11:21am Friday 26th September 2014

Are you looking to start a career in sales?

Passionate about nursing people at end of their lives

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: fliss

1:14pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Fliss Callely always knew she wanted to care for people. Having trained as a nurse at 18, she went on to work as a district nurse in Essex for 23 years.

Cocktail? Rob creates big stir as a master bartender

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: rob

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

There are thousands of people who work behind bars in the UK, but only seven accredited master bartenders in the country. One of them is Rob Stevens.

1,000 construction apprenticeships in Essex

1:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

School-leavers urged to forget uni and build a career now

New restaurant in Brighton Marina is set to create 50 jobs

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An emerging new restaurant chain is putting the finishing touches to its new eaterie, which will create up to 50 jobs.

Unemployment at record low

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:33am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Unemployment fell again last month as it continued its record downward trajectory.

97 jobs could go as Phones 4u puts its 19 Sussex stores into administraion

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEARLY 100 jobs are hanging in the balance after Phones 4u went into administration.

Care home sector opened a new door for jobless pair

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: danielle

1:58pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A wide range of job opportunities exist in the care sector with many previously unemployed people finding rewarding career opportunities in this field of work.

Hunt for ambitious people who want career in sales

1:51pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Sales can offer a rewarding career, both financially and in terms of achievement.

Pilot mentoring scheme to bring out best in students

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: sherry

1:49pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A pilot programme designed to help students reach their academic and vocational potential has been launched at Colchester Institute.

100 new jobs on their way as charity prepares to open flagship care home

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CHARITY is preparing to open a flagship care home which will create 100 jobs.

Newhaven Port seeks planning permission to expand its harbour area, creating up to 150 jobs

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Newhaven's new technology college will focus on marine and environmental engineering

8:47am Friday 5th September 2014

A KEY Sussex port is hoping to expand after years of decline, generating new jobs.

Following in her family footsteps leads Donna to be an undertaker

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: donna

3:01pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Is anyone, anywhere, born to be an undertaker? Donna Adams has her doubts.

250 new jobs as Ford on hunt for production ops

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: ford

2:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The Ford Motor company is recruiting locally for 250 new employees.

So glad housing association opened door to an internship

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: charlotte

2:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A business student had a taste of working life during an internship with a housing association.

Digital training scheme will have extra purpose

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: united

2:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Council aims to get young into work – and help firms to grow

Not too late to apply for course at my old college

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: christina

2:07pm Thursday 28th August 2014

First in business studies opens a door to auditing job for Christina

More work now, and coming up, in the construction trade

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: chris

1:57pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The past few years may have been difficult for the construction industry, but figures released recently suggest things are back on track – and getting better.

Paul’s passion as a property auctioneer lands him top role

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: paul

3:13pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Paul Bridgeman, of Dedman Gray Auction, is an auctioneer, but more than that, he is the auctioneers’ auctioneer.

Our event can help you get a career headstart

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: gazette

3:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Host of firms will exhibit at Careers and Training show

On the up at law firm

3:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Two members of staff at a Colchester law firm are celebrating promotions.

Alex, 17, won the chance to be a trainee estate agent

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: alex

2:29pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The concept of apprenticeships came quite late to the property industry, making Alex Dray one of the first of his kind.

2 dog-grooming trainees up for national award

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: hands

2:25pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Two dog-grooming trainees from Writtle College have been shortlisted for the top national award for apprentices.

From working in a zoo to being a driving instructor

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: dan

2:21pm Thursday 14th August 2014

With a baby on the way, Dan Hearn decided the time was right for a career change.

Teaching is a vocation, but more staff are badly needed

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: sara

12:12pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Teachers will often tell you their job is not just a job, it’s a vocation.

Setting up a business could be made easier by a course

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: building

12:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

There is one thing successful businesspeople have in common, and that is passion.

Problem-solving led Martin to practise employment law

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: martin

12:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Why become a solicitor?

Master baker Kevin, 59, will always rise to the challenge

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: kevin

3:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Kevin Barke is more than a master baker, he is a sculptor in bread. His animal-shaped loaves, displayed in the window of his bakery-cum-cafe, in Wickford, are one of the town’s distinctive attractions.

Choose your own route to a job, urges new minister

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: david

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

It is wrong to think all schoolchildren will take the same route to get a job the new employment minister has said, championing the right of people to start their own businesses.

Legal eagle Shelley homes in on new job in family law

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: shelly

2:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Moving back to her home town as a fully-qualified solicitor was a dream come true for Shelley Cumbers.






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