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Inserta Andalucia reward the 20 Andalusian companies most socially committed to youth at risk

Inserta Andalucia has recognized some twenty Andalusian companies for being the most socially committed in the Community with youth at risk. The recognition was given at an event held in Granada that brought together nearly a hundred attendees and served to underline the importance of corporate volunteering as an initiative to promote the motivation of […]

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Employment programme in Costa town receives €6 million in grants

COUNCILLOR for Employment in Mijas, Laura Moreno, has that announced the Andalucia Orienta employment programme is going full speed ahead. The Junta de Andalucia’s Ministry of Employment, Business and Commerce will make available more than 130 professional advisors throughout the province, to assist those looking for work. They will also try to help those who […]

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Significant grant allows employment training on the Costa Blanca

THE Council in l’Alfàs del Pi is in the process of developing a landscape regeneration project in the Parque de Escandinavia, which includes cleaning, pruning, repair of degraded areas and landscaping. This action is part of the project Escoles d’Ocupació Et Formem, a mixed program of employment and training for people who have had difficulty […]

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All aboard the haircut bus

THE Trinitario Casanova Foundation and the Messengers of Peace organisations combined forces to bring to the people mobile hairdressing with a difference. During this week, the ‘Pelobus’ (Hairbus)  – a bus converted into a hairdressing salon – toured the region and allowing the most disadvantaged to have a haircut.  They visited Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca. […]

Diploma day
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Benalmadena diploma day

BENALMADENA COUNCIL has handed out certificates to young people who took part in an employment drive. The town’s Mayor, Victor Navas, gave out the diplomas alongside the Councillor for Employment, Beatriz Olmedo, to the scheme’s participants.  Mayor Navas commented, “the council is fully satisfied with the work of the 200 participants in working to improve […]

Diploma day
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Benalmadena Diploma day

BENALMADENA COUNCIL has handed out certificates to young people who took part in an employment drive. The town’s Mayor, Victor Navas, gave out the diplomas alongside the Councillor for Employment, Beatriz Olmedo, to the scheme’s participants.  Mayor Navas commented, “the council is fully satisfied with the work of the 200 participants in working to improve […]

Back to work
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Back to work

MIJAS COUNCIL has extended the deadline to register in their employment programme for the over-40s. Laura Moreno, Councillor for Employment, explained the scheme helps the long-term unemployed back into work.  She said, “After analysing the unemployment figures of the municipality and the employment plans that were already being developed, we saw the need to implement […]

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Unemployment in Spain at lowest for eight years

SPAIN’S UNEMPLOYMENT figure hit its lowest level in eight years in June, figures from the Spanish Ministry of Employment and Social Security showed on Tuesday. The number of unemployed dropped by 98,317 persons to 3.36 million, which the ministry said was the lowest level in the past eight years. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the […]

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€200,000 to boost employment in Pedreguer

ON MARCH 1, the fifth plan of Promotion of Local Employment of the City of Pedreguer began. The aim of the initiative is to support local unemployed people in integrating back into the workplace, through training, work experience and improvement of employability opportunities. The plan will be fully funded by the City and has been […]

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CREAMA subsidises work contracts for young people

CREAMA IS running an initiative to stimulate jobs with contracts of indeterminate duration for qualified young people who are registered in the national system of the young people project of the Valencian Community. Any private company can benefit from the subsidies offered by CREAMA, even self-employed entrepreneurs. The person employed must be under a contract […]

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85,000€ allocated to Benitachell employment boost plan

THE DEPARTMENT of Social Services of the Municipality of Benitachell recently confirmed a new social employment initiative that will reinstate 12 unemployed people into jobs within the community. 85,437€ has been allocated to the initiative, which has been designed for people under 25 and over 45, as well as people with functional disability and low […]