Development of Skills

 

Managing a successful business of any size requires access to different skills, either your own skills or that of your workforce. As a business develops, the range and complexity of the skills needed by the business requires continuous development. Continually developing the skills of you and your employees will help keep your business competitive and enable growth.

Take a look through the initiatives below to find support to develop the skills within your business. Whether its apprenticeships, training, funding or simply just up-skilling, we’re able to help.   

Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme is a £2b fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements for young......
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Skills Support for the Workforce D2N2

Fully funded short courses to upskill the existing workforce, covering a range of topics....
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FEAST2 Project

A range of services to food and drink manufacturers...
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D2N2 Skills Access Hub

The D2N2 Skills Access Hub provides bespoke skills training and development opportunities to local businesses in the D2N2......
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University of Derby Business Skills Support

The University of Derby is a university of and for business. Using their research, knowledge, talent and facilities to help......
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Digital Boost

Digital Boost is a free online platform that connects those who work for and lead small businesses and charities with......
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Big House Project

The Big House Project provides help for creative SMEs at any point in their journey from pre-start up to growing......
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Taste Local ESF Programme

DBC have been allocated £2m of European funding to deliver the ‘Taste Local’ programme. The funding is being invested in......
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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK Programme addresses the support gap for growth-orientated small businesses, helping them to unlock their economic......
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High Level Skills Programme

COVID-19 has thrown us into a difficult time, as we emerge from this it’s important to explore how we......
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SME Brexit Support Fund

Funding towards the costs of training and/or professional advice, to help you with changes to trade rules with the......
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iProgramme

A programme to promote and teach digital skills...
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The LEADD:NG Project - Live, Experiential and Digital Diversity

The University of Nottingham and Trent University are working with local businesses to introduce them to new technologies and develop......
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T Level Placements

Employers can apply for a £1000 cash boost for every T Level student placement in bid to help employers recover from......
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Building Better Opportunities Programme

The Building Better Opportunities Programme (BBO) principal goal is to improve local growth and create jobs, by investing in Innovation,......
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CITB Funding - Construction in Training Board

A range of funding schemes to cover day to day training or specific projects and commissions...
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Ashfield District Council Growth Grant

Growth grants of up to £10,000 are available for businesses in the manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors in Ashfield....
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Events

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Case Studies

STENCIL Creative  

STENCIL Creative

Learning, sharing and maximizing upon opportunities

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News

DFT Funding For Low Carbon Transport Innovation  

DFT Funding For Low Carbon Transport Innovation

Transport Research and Innovation Grants 2021

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The BAME Apprenticeship Awards  

The BAME Apprenticeship Awards

Learning Curve Group Celebrates a Night of Success at The BAME Apprenticeship Awards For Their Dedication To Inclusion, Equality and...

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