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Champion of the creative industries and founder of the BBC Asian Network Anita Bhalla OBE has been named as the next Chair of Birmingham City University’s Board of Governors.

Anita will take up her position as Deputy Chair on the Board from October this year, before taking over as Chair when current incumbent Mark Hopton’s term of office finishes in May 2023.

As part of the Wolves At Work 18-24 employment initiative City of Wolverhampton Council is helping unemployed young people get job ready through a series of free workshops.

The council is running Employment Information Workshops for anyone aged 18-24 interested in finding out what it is like to work at the council, the job opportunities available and the support on hand when applying for a role at the council.

Teachers from Adult Education Wolverhampton have scooped a prestigious West Midlands Combined Authority Mental Health Star Award. The Like Minds Team was nominated in the Large Organisation Team, Service or Organisation category, to recognise businesses, public services or voluntary organisations which have ‘gone above and beyond’ to support mental health and wellbeing in their area.

Almost 1 in 4 jobs (23.5%) being advertised in the UK are in the digital tech sector, according to new research by developer recruitment platforms CoderPad and CodinGame*. Data on jobs search engine Adzuna, analysed by CodinGame and CoderPad, reveals that of the 1.3m jobs being advertised across the country, more than 300,000 are tech/IT related.