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Firstplay look to the future with skills revolution

Firstplay look to the future with skills revolution, upskilling employees and increasing productivity through fully funded Skills for Growth - SME Support programme. Read the case study here.

Creating an Inclusive Hiring Strategy

Skills for Growth - SME Support and Matt Richardson from The Growth Company, teach you how to create an inclusive hiring strategy in this article.

Creating a disability-friendly workplace | World Autism Acceptance Week

Skills for Growth SME Support and Cheryl Madden bring together their expertise in this blog to teach business leaders how to create a disability friendly workplace.

Nature, Wellbeing and Productivity

Our surroundings effect all of us in different ways, but there are proven, scientific links between the natural environment and our personal wellness. In this article, we’ve invited Health and Wellbeing Specialist Felicity Brown to curate a guide to the importance of nature and environmental action in the workplace, demonstrating the benefits for your team and your business.

Men and Mental Health by Peter Craen

To raise awareness for Men's Health Week, our colleague Peter Craen shares his own experience dealing with Mental Health in the workplace.

The spirit of Volunteering in Greater Manchester

Let's take a look at the spirit of volunteering in Greater Manchester and what role the voluntary sector will play as we rebuild from the pandemic.

Graystone Action Sports Case Study

From forced closures during lockdown, this is Graystone Action Sports story of how they used their downtime to build employee skill sets and grow their business back stronger in 2021 with our support.

Customs Connect Case Study

"Our position as an attractive employer was not just defined by our business growth, but that we are devoted to building confidence in our employees." Read about Customs Connect's developments in 2021.

What does building back better really look like for Greater Manchester?

What does building back better really look like for Greater Manchester? Take a look in this article.

Women in business buzzwords | Skills for Growth - SME Support

Do buzzwords undermine a woman’s role in leadership?

Do buzzwords undermine a woman’s role in leadership? In this article, we look at the positive and negative connotations attached to Mumpreneurs, She-E-Os and Girl Bosses.