Category: Skills

Ultimately, Tramshed Tech and the many other co-working spaces across our region are the incubators, accelerators and ‘safe places’ that give our emerging digital enterprises the home, the testbed and the permission to Think and Do: vital ingredients for success in any market. And in our next features, we’ll be looking at some of those start-ups who have grown up in our region to become market-leaders across the world …   
Our previous feature focused on the educational foundation and framework that underpins digital skilling across our region - as well as looking at CCRs very own Venture Skills & Talent Hub, which has started its journey to provide a wide range of learning experiences for the fourth industrial age. There are of course many other digital courses and programmes being run across Southeast Wales, offering lifelong opportunities to skill, upskill or reskill for a role in the digital economy, as we discover below ...
Our CCR Digital Series has already shown how digital is revolutionising our priority sectors, transforming our public sector, opening up new R&D horizons - and powering data-driven services that underpin the whole economy of Southeast Wales.
Giving people employable skills for the future - and nurturing the natural talents that lie within everyone - is a driving force for Jane Mudd. As Leader of Newport City Council and the CCR Cabinet member responsible for Learning, Skills and Talent, Jane’s zeal for realising the potential of people - and her passion for building great employment destinations - has seen her take a lead role in championing the establishment of Venture, the new CCR Skills & Talent Hub. 
September 13th, 2021 marks an important date for employers of all sizes and sectors in the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) - with the launch of ‘Venture Graduate, the redesigned and revitalised graduate recruitment service provided at zero cost to any organisation in South East Wales, by the expert in-house graduate recruitment team at CCR.
A pioneering new employment and skills brand is about to emerge on the South East Wales talentscape - with the launch of Venture, Cardiff Capital Region’s (CCR’s) new Skills & Talent Hub. Suzanne Chesterton, Head of Marketing and Communications for the CCR explains the logic and thinking behind the new brand name;
Last autumn, we spoke with Leigh Hughes, Chair of the Cardiff Capital Region Regional Skills Partnership (CCRRSP), to get his perspective on how the 2019-2022 Skills Strategy had progressed through the shock of the pandemic. Six months further on, we caught up with Leigh for a spring update on what has been a surprisingly resilient two business quarters for many sectors ….
Infuse – Innovative Future Services is a £5.6 million programme to support local authorities in the Cardiff Capital Region to access new skills, methods and tools that improve their capacity and capability to innovate.
Most businesses at some point look to bring fresh talent, ideas and thinking into the organisation – but few enterprises have the time and in-house resources to manage a graduate recruitment campaign.

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