There are a huge range of products out there for employers to get involved with when it comes to working with new staff or upskilling existing staff to meet new demands.
There are also a number of generous incentives on offer to encourage employers such as grants and additional support.
It can be quite time consuming for business to look for providers of training and apprenticeships and the information can become quite overwhelming.
To try and save you time and make things a little easier we are running a virtual showcase.
On Tuesday 2nd and Thursday 4th March you will have the opportunity to talk to up to 6 different local providers outlining the services they can offer.
After a short round of presentations, you will have the opportunity to meet with individual providers to ask any questions you may have about their services. You can choose to speak with more than one provider.
The providers will be able to talk to you about the three main categories below:
Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.
For some young people a lack of understanding of the working world is a significant barrier to finding and sustaining employment. This is where offering a work experience placement can help.
By helping young people to gain work experience, your business can reap real benefits, such as:
The Government points out that young people are more likely to have been furloughed, with many working in sectors disproportionately hit by the pandemic.
Government figures now show that a record 538,000 under-25s claimed UC in lockdown.
The Kickstart jobs are designed to build their skills in the workplace and are meant to help them gain experience to improve their chances of finding long-term work.