Author Archives: Hannah Crookes

The January e-newsletter…

  … is here!   A lot has been happening this month and it’s all included:   Preparations for National Apprenticeship Week New members have joined our team… and we are about to say farewell to another! York Stadium Leisure Complex Project GDPR Living our Values with a team event EN:Able Communities charity now seeking […]

Are you prepared for GDPR?

  Yet again our working world is presented with more acronyms. So what is GDPR and what does it mean to you?   What is GDPR?   GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and will be implemented on 25th May 2018. It’s all about strengthening and unifying data protection for all individuals within the […]

Living Our Values

What started out as a grey and cold January day, ended with warmth and enlightenment for our team. Last week we enjoyed our very first Efficiency North Team planning day, since joining the wider family at the end of summer 2017.   We all came together to build our vision for 2020, to discuss, to […]

The final hoorah from the soon not-to-be Comms Manager…

  For those of you who read our blogs, you will know I am the one who normally hounds others to put something together before I give up and do it myself… to be fair though I lack patience and the team are incredibly busy supporting local businesses and apprentices… so it’s quicker for me […]

Save the date: 5th – 9th March for National Apprentice Week

What are you doing and where will you be for the week 5th – 9th March? Our team are working hard to cover the numerous events across the Yorkshire & Humber, promoting our vacancies, bringing some of our employers along and ensuring we are available to young people who may be interested in apprenticeships and […]

Spotlight on Andrew Jordan

  One of our quality apprentices requires a placement for one month prior to starting with his next ‘host’ later in February. Andrew has excelled throughout his apprenticeship, with glowing reviews from his learning providers and ‘host’ employers alike. We are very proud of all Andrew has achieved throughout his employment with EN:Able Futures.   […]

A warm welcome to Hannah!

  In January Hannah Norton joined our team as our Development Coach for our brand new ‘EN:Able Academy’, after spotting our advert in our very own monthly newsletter.   Let’s hear a few words from Hannah…   “I’m Hannah, and I’ve just joined the ENable futures team as Development Coach after seeing the vacancy advertised […]

The final newsletter of 2017!

  Paying homage to the age-old tail of Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge in a Christmas Carol, overcoming barriers with the YBF Bursary, our ‘Christmas’ apprentice, new team members and opportunities for 2018… our new newsletter is here (keeping it short and sweet as we know you will all be busy getting ready for Christmas)!   Download […]

An EN:Able Futures Carol

  This month’s blog is a bit of a team effort and pays homage to the age-old tail of Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge in a Christmas Carol. We all know the story, and the many TV and big screen incarnations, and given the changes in Futureworks Yorkshire and exciting times ahead it seemed fitting to […]

Overcoming barriers to construction with the YBF Bursary

  The current skills shortage is one of the biggest challenges facing the construction industry today, as the sector continues to struggle in meeting the demand for a skilled workforce. The National Builders Federation (NFB) keep banging the drum that in order to tackle the skills shortage, apprenticeships need to be better targeted, and SMEs […]