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Build Back Better for those in Care

The changes we make now are not just for COVID, but for the general improvement of safety and quality of life in care. Read about how the care sector can #BuildBackBetter here.

Global Auctioneers futureproofs business through Skills for Growth - SME Support programme

Ambitious early stage SME Global Auctioneers has grown with the combined support of Business Growth Hub's Access to Finance and Skills for Growth - SME Support. This is their story.

What's happening to women at work during the pandemic?

Everyone has felt some sort of loss, limitation or adversity since the outbreak of COVID-19 a year ago, but in this article, we examine the specific effects that the virus has had on women at work in the UK.

5 ways to support local business

It’s time to show your local businesses some love, so here are 5 ways you can do just that!

Memoirs of an Apprentice: Lizzie's Story

"Doing an apprenticeship has enabled me to learn the necessary skills and gain valuable experience. Also, there is the added benefit of earning whilst learning, which helped to attract me towards an apprenticeship."

If you are currently employed and are interested in exploring the idea of an apprenticeship to up-skill - read more.

Michelle Lee The Ralstan Group Solicitor Apprenticeship

Meet Michelle: Business Owner, Director and Apprentice

Owner and Director of The Ralstan Group, Michelle Lee shares with us her recent experience as a degree-level apprentice Solicitor, undertaking an apprenticeship for the betterment of her business and career.

Top 10 Myths about Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships can help people of all ages and can really help you gain the skills and knowledge to have a successful career.

We have decided to bust the top ten myths surrounding apprenticeships and showcase exactly why apprenticeships are the way forward!

Apprenticeships and the pandemic: is it the right time to recruit?

Learning and development can often fall down the priority list, but in order to innovate and thrive, you need the knowledge and skills within your business. Apprenticeships are not only great to attract fresh new talent into your business but are also a great way to develop your current team, no matter what level they are at. 

Demystifying Apprenticeships Webinar

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, we bring you “Demystifying Apprenticeships with Skills for Growth – SME Support”! Apprenticeship Specialist Suzanne McNicholas answers all your burning Apprenticeship questions and debunks the misconceptions and misunderstandings about the Apprenticeship process.

Keeping Employees Mentally Healthy During Lockdown

For a lot of people, the switch to working from home during a pandemic has led to increased levels of stress, anxiety and depression. Here's how to keep employees mentally healthy during lockdown.