In a letter to the media, SBF Chief Executive Michael Levack says more must be done to increase apprenticeship opportunities in the construction industry or the Scottish Government will struggle to meet its target to create 25,000 modern apprenticeships per year. Read more
Alliance Scotland Driector Jacqui Hepburn writes about City of Edinburgh Council proposals to offer 50 young people four-year apprenticeship positions with the Council. Read more
British Council Scotland’s Senior Arts Adviser, Dana MacLeod, explains the importance of international delegations to the success of the Edinburgh Festivals (click on the link to download).
The British Council’s Edinburgh Showcase 2011 (ES2011) will use digital media to give some of the UK’s most innovative performing artists an unprecedented global platform. Read more
Commenting on the latest preliminary figures showing UK GDP for the second quarter of 2011, the Scottish Building Federation has called on the UK Government to take specific action to ensure stronger performance from the UK construction industry for the remainder of 2011. Read more