Over 30 unemployed young people are set to join the Port of London Authority (PLA) in Gravesend and Forth Ports, including Tilbury Port, as part of the government’s £2.4bn Kickstart work programme. Successful applicants will join a paid six-month traineeship. Opportunities range from experience in administration through to operations with the aim of giving 16 to 24-year-olds a chance to gain important experience in a real working environment. Glenn Witham, HR director at the PLA, said: “With the pandemic seriously […]
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Administrators handling the affairs of Drive Force (UK) have confirmed that the business has ceased trading with the loss of 47 jobs.