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News

Skills
New funding opportunity: VocTech Impact open for a...
Developing workforce opportunities on our doorstep
Now more than ever, we need to build even more robust local talent pipelines and develop employees.
Apprenticeships…the low down!
Have you thought about what to do after you get you A-level / GCSE results? Have you considered an A...
Digital Technology ‘Insight Session’
Read the significant points presented during our ‘Grow your people, grow your business’ Insight Sess...
Join the teams helping patients home after hospita...
Swindon Intermediate Care Centre is opening its doors for anyone interested in joining them as a nur...
GDPR – Are you ready?
Are you ready for the GDPR changes in May? Read about Graeme and book onto his event here to get yo...
Veterans Work Report
Download the Deloitte report on "recognising the potential of ex-service personnel in the workplace....
Dyson seeking businesses for trailblazer
Degree Apprenticeships – A New Route
Did you know Higher Education and Degrees qualifications are available through Apprenticeships? read...
The £2.2 Billion cost of the skills gap
An interesting article on the the skills and recruitment struggles businesses face - and a solution.

Events

Workshop Community Events Institute of Leadership and Management Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
Devizes £995.00 inc VAT Hosted by Continuum Coaching Ltd
Featured Presentation Community Events Rooster Talks: The Power of Personal Branding with Jess Jeary
Trowbridge Free Hosted by Glove Factory Studios

Insights

Skills
Higher Education Strategy
See the latest updates on the SWLEP Higher Education Strategy and access the downloads
advice
Apprenticeships for Small Business
This guide provides an overview of apprenticeships for small business and describes the benefits to business and apprentices.
CDI Certificate in Careers Leadership
New qualification for teachers in schools and colleges to support young people in career development
£80million fund to help SMEs engage in apprenticeships
A short article about the Chancellor's Spring Statement around funding for small and medium sized businesses to help them engage with apprenticeships.
case study
Higher Futures, Learning and Development, using a love of the past to go forward...
Help for Heroes
guide
Preparing Your Organisation For Growth
Companies that address their organizational weaknesses as they implement growth strategies give themselves an advantage.
guide
Redundancy Legislation & Procedure
This guide gives an overview of an employee's legal rights, and the procedures that employers should be following throughout the redundancy process.
advice
Degree Apprenticeships - A New Route
Degree Apprenticeships offer a great solution for those that want to learn and earn.
advice
Tackling Swindon's skills gap
A recurring theme that Swindon businesses raise is the trouble they have recruiting highly skilled workers
report
The Importance of skills in the work place
Leadership and Management Skills amongst the most important for business success.

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