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20 Sep

Lost key fob memory stick opened door to finder’s data to hacker

Lost keys opened up a world of opportunity to a computer hacker.

20 Sep

Leading light in business blogs about Brexit

A leading figure in East Midlands business has written two blogs about Brexit, examining the resilience of regional business to the UK leaving the EU and providing advice to businesses on a seamless transition into a Post-Brexit economy

20 Sep

Progressive engineering company secures funding for growth

A Nottingham engineering company, HSM Engineering Limited, has further invested in a new facility with state-of-the-art equipment to streamline its business operations thanks to a government-backed grant programme.

Skills Local

SKILLS Local has a focus on helping local employers build a skilled workforce and to facilitate long term success and growth within the Derbyshire and Nottingham region. The funding of accredited training is available to SMEs across a number of LEP priority sectors. Training is offered through a wide range of delivery partners and will help develop the skills of employees and help support the development of businesses within the region.

The programme will work closely with you to analyse your training needs and provide the best solution to help up-skill your staff to have maximum impact on your businesses growth.

For Employers

The approach to learning is tailored to the unique needs of your business, using a blended approach of online learner led training and focused tutor supported learning.

A qualified tutor will support your staff on your premises with no requirement for day release, delivery is built around your businesses needs to minimise operational impact on your business.

  • Online modules will also enable staff to study at their own pace and remote support is always available.
  • The programme is open to all SMEs with less than 250 employees within the D2N2 area.
  • Participant must be 19 years old and have not already achieved a similar qualification.
  • Financial incentives are available for employees that progress on to apprenticeships (conditions apply)

Get in Touch

For more information please contact the Growth Hub

Visit the SKILLS Local website