English & Maths for the Employed Success Story

EMD UK Ltd is a national training provider that delivers first class skills, employability and training solutions. Through the English & Maths for the Employed programme they are able to work with employers to offer them fully funded English & Maths Qualifications. Attock Sweet Centre based in Bradford have recently accessed this funding for their employees. Aurangzeb Khan is a … Read More

Fully-funded training helps sole trader reduce his overheads and boost profits

The Challenge Having worked as a self-employed Domestic Energy Assessor since 2013, Geoffrey Bell of Saltburn-by-the-Sea in Tees Valley knew exactly what direction he wanted to take his fledgling business in. However, he also recognised that he needed additional training to help him stand out from the crowd in a competitive marketplace. Geoffrey had already made a conscious decision to … Read More

Fully funded training for administration staff benefits whole team of counsellors working in schools in the Tees Valley

The Challenge Time 4 You Psychological Services CIC is working in schools to improve the emotional well-being of children, young people and their families. The team of professionally qualified, fully trained and clinically supervised counsellors offers support in primary and secondary schools and academies across Redcar and Cleveland. It offers a confidential service, within the limits of child protection, to … Read More

Increased skillset has led to increased confidence at every level for civil engineering and groundwork specialists in Wolverhampton

The Challenge Hannon Brothers are a leading civil engineering and groundwork specialists based in Wolverhampton. The company was established in 1998 and since then has extended its activities to cover a radius of more than 150 miles. The construction sector is a very competitive market so a highly skilled and adaptable workforce is essential to ensure success. However, finding training … Read More

Fully funded training will help Shakeela Saeed develop a childminding business

The Challenge Qualified and registered childminder, Shakeela Saeed, hopes to develop a childminding business, but she has to develop the skills first. However, being able to fund training can be a challenge. The Solution The Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) project offers fully funded training designed to help SMEs fill skill gaps, raise productivity and boost business growth. In … Read More

Alok Restaurant finds the recipe for growth by bridging skills gaps with free training

The Challenge Having spent ten years establishing a reputation for providing some of the best contemporary Asian Cuisine in the West Midlands, Alok Restaurant had its sight set on expansion. The restaurant and takeaway was first launched in 2006 (TBC), and the business has continued to evolve ever since. However, as a family-run business, manager Abdul Kahar’s time and energy … Read More

Fully-funded training helps staff at Special Needs Care maintain quality customer service

The Challenge Special Needs Care provides specialist care and independent accommodation for adults with learning disabilities in Chester and the surrounding areas. The organisation has an ongoing commitment to offering a quality service to clients and continuing to recognise the importance of regular staff training in ensuring these standards. Therefore, to help employees reach their potential and gain new skills, … Read More