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A Beginner's Guide to T Levels, Traineeships and Internships

This article is your beginner’s guide to understanding T Levels, Traineeships, and Internships. We’ve broken down these workplace learning pathways, so you can better understand the benefits for your business.

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.

Workforce Development Planning - What is it and how to make it work for you

Dawn Duggan, Head of People, Skills & Talent on the Skills for Growth - SME Support programme, shares her expertise in workforce development planning and how to make it work for you and your business in this article.

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.

Skills for Growth helps 1600 Businesses | Press Release

Skills for Growth - SME Support have helped over 1600 businesses within our first 18 months of operation, assisting to upskill and re-skill employees across the Greater Manchester region. Read more to hear first-hand from our clients and experts about the impacts we've had on local business.

Fresh Approach UK case study

“We would not have been able to offer this number or variety of training to the team without the support of the team at Skills for Growth - SME Support or the funding towards training.” Read the Fresh Approach UK case study here.

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.

How skills and training help retain top talent

How do skills and training help retain top talent? GC Business Growth Hub's Head of People, Skills and Talent Dawn Duggan shares her insights in this article.

A Beginner's Guide to Apprenticeships | NAW2022

Not sure if apprenticeships are the right way to grow your team and your business? We're here to convince you otherwise with this beginner's guide to apprenticeships.