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West Cheshire College are Recruiting!

Posted 13 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Teacher Maths – Full Time Contract: 37 hours Salary:  £23,318 – £26,814 Location:  Ellesmere Port We are seeking a Maths Teacher to teach Maths up to Level 3 with students on full-time Vocational Programmes and also with adult... Read More

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Broadband ‘not-spots’ still plague too many businesses and consumers

Posted 12 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Dr Adam Marshall comments on the Government update on the rollout of superfast broadband. Commenting on the Government update on the rollout of superfast broadband, Dr Adam Marshall, Executive Director of Policy and External Affairs... Read More

British Chambers of Commerce

Disappointing job figures reinforce case for maintaining interest rates at current levels

Posted 12 August 2015 | 0 Comments

David Kern comments on the latest UK labour market statistics issued by the ONS today. In the three months April-June 2015, unemployment rose by 25,000 and employment fell by 63,000 compared with the previous three... Read More

Sports students are in a league of their own

Posted 10 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Staff and students from West Cheshire College’s sport department are celebrating after achieving knock out results this year. Sports students studying Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 courses all gained 100% achievement, with 81%... Read More

Congratulations to Matthew Hodgson our Export Assistant

Posted 10 August 2015 | 0 Comments

After gaining his Certification Procedures qualification in June, Matthew Hodgson, an export assistant at the Chamber, has successfully completed the EUR1 and ATR Course held by the British Chambers of Commerce. This means that Matt... Read More

College dance students hit the small screen

Posted 10 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Six West Cheshire College Dance students have appeared on a new prime time children’s TV show – Hacker Time on CBBC. The 10-part TV show, which airs at the end of July and throughout the... Read More

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UK trade performance stuck in low gear

Posted 07 August 2015 | 0 Comments

John Longworth and David Kern comment on the UK trade figures for June published by the ONS. The  UK trade deficit on goods and services in June 2015 was £1.6bn, compared with £0.9bn in May... Read More

British Chambers of Commerce

BCC: Inflation report should boost business confidence

Posted 07 August 2015 | 0 Comments

David Kern, BCC Chief Economist, comments on the Bank of England’s Inflation report published in August 2015. Bank of England predicts GDP growth of 2.8% in 2015, 2.7% in 2016, 2.6% in 2017 Bank of... Read More

British Chambers of Commerce

Sound judgement by MPC – premature rises could derail recovery

Posted 07 August 2015 | 0 Comments

John Longworth and David Kern comment on the Bank of England interest rate decision. Commentating on today’s interest rate decision announced by the Bank of England, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of... Read More

British Chambers of Commerce

BCC: Manufacturing sector faces challenges despite modest growth

Posted 07 August 2015 | 0 Comments

David Kern, BCC Chief Economist, comments on the Index of Production figures for June 2015. Manufacturing output in June 2015 was up 0.2% on the month and up 0.5% on the year Total Industrial production... Read More