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Morgan Charnley's Apprenticeship Case Study

Marketing Assistant Apprentice at Skills for Growth – SME Support shares his experience and explains how businesses can benefit from apprenticeships in the road to recovery beyond the pandemic.

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.

How Apprenticeships are going to futureproof your business

Apprenticeships are becoming an ever-popular route for people who don’t want to go through the traditional form of higher education that is university, as well as for people who are looking to learn new skills or train in a new field. 

How business has changed forever – the Digital Era is here

For many businesses the pandemic has not only meant an increased reliance on digital technologies but has accelerated plans to revolutionise the way in which they work. Read about it here.

Employee Burnout

Burnout, Boreout and how to fight back

Google searches about 'Burnout' have been rising steadily in the UK year on year, and the pandemic has only added fuel to the fire. Here we look at the 3 types of Burnout and how to fight back!

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Top tips for creating a parent and carer friendly workplace

Get our top tips for creating a parent and carer friendly workplace here! A must-read for all SME business owners and leaders looking to increase employee wellbeing at work.

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GM Skills Map launches to help futureproof Manchester workforce

Learn about GM Skills Map, a new initiative from the Skills for Growth - SME Support programme, aiming to help bridge the gap between Greater Manchester learners and training providers and encourage futureproof workforce development in our city.

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Grant Funding and Support for SMEs in the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Sectors

This article explores grants and funding options available to SMEs in retail, leisure and hospitality and how Skills for Growth – SME Support can help you gain access to the support you need.