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12 Dec

Businesses urged to claim £2500 voucher for broadband boost

Businesses around the UK are being urged to make use of a £2500 voucher for gigabit broadband speeds before the scheme closes due to high demand.

12 Dec

Deadline looms for Enterprising Women nominations

The annual quest to find the region’s most successful and inspirational businesswomen will end soon after Christmas.

12 Dec

New Chief Executive Officer appointed by D2N2 LEP

A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.

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