A fabulous evening of Poetry, Storytelling, Whisky Tasting, and Magic, with a traditional Burns Supper followed by Ceilidh dancing. Thanks to Mercat Tours, The Scotch Malt Whisky Experience, Jim the Magician and all the other local business who donated auction and raffle prizes.
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Hosted by SCILT, in partnership with local Developing the Young Workforce groups and UCML Scotland.
Pupils were able to engage with employers to find out more about local businesses, job opportunities, employability skills and the role that languages play in a variety of sectors including hospitality and tourism, digital technology, international banks, law, engineering, creative arts, healthcare, agriculture and many more.
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Bagpiper Louise Marshall, helps launch the Ed Chamber Business awards at the Edinburgh Tram Depot. A special tram was laid on to transport Chamber members from the depot to St Andrew Square for a drinks reception at Harvey Nicholls.
The Principal Hotel hosted Edinburgh Chamber’s final event of the Year on Tuesday. Kezia Dugdale spoke with Chamber Chief Executive Liz McAreavey and answered questions posed by members on subjects ranging from Brexit to the Jungle.
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The “Developing the Young Workforce” Annual Conference took place at BT Murrayfield Stadium last week, giving young people a chance to meet potential employers as well as taking part in a series of workshops and discussion groups. Speakers including Jamie Hepburn MSP, Rob Woodward Chief Executive STV and Joan Mackay, Assistant Director, Education Scotland also took questions from delegates following their presentations.
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