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 Case Study
Ambitious early stage SME Global Auctioneers has grown rapidly with the combined support of Business Growth Hub's Access to Finance and Skills for Growth - SME Support. This is their story of expansion.
Elizabeth Wise's Apprenticeship Case Study
Administration Apprentice Elizabeth Wise at Skills for Growth – SME Support shares her story about how her apprenticeship has helped her gain valuable and meaningful experience towards her 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!
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
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.
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.
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.
The benefits of training and development during furlough
Reduced staff means reduced productivity, which may result in a lack of skills in critical business areas with inadequate funds to support recruitment to fill the gaps. This is where skills training is critical to the current strategy of SMEs, because it allows employers to redeploy employees at risk of redundancy, with mutual benefit to both the business and the individual.