Investment in appropriate training and skills development can help improve the performance and productivity of your business.
There are a wide range of skills and training opportunities available in the local area, including; work based training, apprenticeships, business mentoring and coaching.
In some cases there may also be funding available to help your business invest in the skills it needs to grow. This information sheet details sources of advice and funding for training in the local area.
If you are out of work, keen to learn new skills or want to start your own business, the Skills Portal has a range of support to help you. You can find out more about national support, local support and learning opportunities. Their Career Coach helps you find out which jobs and careers best suit you, and their CV builder helps you structure your CV correctly and makes sure you don’t miss out anything important.
Whether you're starting or growing a business, Enterprise Nation have the resources, expertise, and connections to help you get it right. Enterprise Nation is a community of small Businesses and business advisers that help shortcut your route to trusted business support. Their experienced mentors give one-to-one mentoring to help your business start and grow.
UK Export Academy gives businesses the knowledge and expertise to export to customers around the world. This free program will help businesses to grow their international sales by learning from experts in international trade. Whether your business is interested in starting to sell internationally or looking to grow your international sales further, the UK Export Academy has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience