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MMCT says “Quality training creates quality people”

Hear from Gail and Mike Manning, husband and wife duo from MMCT, about their experience as a client of Skills for Growth - SME Support and their growth plans for 2021.

What venues can do to prevent a curtain call on culture

Culture encompasses the ideas, customs and behaviours of a society that we express through art and socialisation. But without the space to express ourselves, is it curtains for culture?

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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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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Apprenticeships helping to plug Greater Manchester skills gaps

Apprenticeships are helping plug Greater Manchester skills gaps by providing a practical solution for employers and employees alike. Speak to our Apprenticeship Specialist Suzanne McNicholas for more information.