Fully funded and bespoke support for businesses in Leicestershire

Looking for support to develop your staff? We’re offering fully funded and bespoke training for employers and employees in Leicestershire.

European Social Fund

We’re supporting employers like you to upskill your workforce. Fully funded and bespoke training for both you and your employees means a more developed workforce which meets the needs of the business and reduces skills gaps.

We provide a bespoke, tailored plan to find out what you, your business and your staff need to promote growth and be more productive. We then provide support to put that plan into motion and help you and your staff achieve your goals.

Using our bespoke assessment process, our staff work with each participant to assess their skill level, set goals for which skills they wish to improve and plan the journey they will take to achieve those goals. Personalising support will ensure that everyone can access the training they need and increase the chances of success. Participants work to gain English and Maths skills or Level 2 and 3 qualifications or be supported to enter higher and advanced apprenticeships.

 

Employers benefit from:

A bespoke Business Development Plan

Building a sustainable workplace

Providing progression to employees which increases retention and business growth

Reduced skills gaps which could be affecting your business’ productivity and ability to meet targets

Employees benefit from:

Personalised Development Plans

Increased confidence and self esteem

Improved feelings of competence and productivity and work

Career progression

We support employers and employees to apply their training in the workplace once completed in order to benefit long-term. All activities and training will be designed in partnership with employers, in order to deliver a bespoke programme for each business and for interventions to be most effective.

The sectors we work across include:

- Advanced manufacturing and engineering
- Creative industries
- Health and Social Care
- Food and drink
- Logistics and distribution
- Low carbon
- Professional and financial services
- Sport and Physical Activity
- Textiles
- Tourism and hospitality

We aim to provide particular support for disadvantaged groups, such as:

- participants over 50 years of age
- participants from ethnic minorities
- participants with disabilities
- participants who live in single adult households
- participants without basic skills
- women in underrepresented sectors

The Futures for Business Sector Led Growth project is part funded by the European Social Fund and works in partnership with Leicester LEP.


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