Career progression now available for Priscilla Spooner thanks to fully funded training

The Challenge Career progression has been in Priscilla Spooner’s sights for some time. Having worked her way up from apprentice to manager at Limelight Hair and Beauty, in Warrington Priscilla, now wants to develop her options. However, funding a career development course can be a challenge for an individual working in a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). The Solution The … Read More

Food and leadership training helps deliver improved level of care for residents

The Challenge It’s not just medical training that’s important when you work in health and social care sector. Caring for the old and vulnerable requires a special set of skills and, as well as the medical training required for staff, there is a wider set of general skills and knowledge required to ensure a team is delivering the best care … Read More

Kennings improves team knowledge and efficiency through fully funded training

The Challenge Goole-based Kennings Building Supplies now employs 60 staff and has a long-standing reputation in the community as an Aladdin’s cave for building, DIY and gardening supplies to meet the needs of Goole residents and employers. To support its reputation for good products it looked to invest in improving the experience for customers by upskilling its staff in business … Read More

Building success: upskilling employees leads to business growth

The challenge When your business success relies on timing and efficiency, it is vital that employees are not only equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge in the industry they are working in, but that they also have the confidence to perform their job correctly to a tight schedule. This encouraged Middlesbrough-based construction and engineering firm, Hughes Bros Construction Ltd, to … Read More

Fully funded training has led to improved customer service and increased business for a sportswear company in Halesowen

Established 25 years ago SRS Leisure sells swim wear and accessories. The company supplies leisure centres, swimming clubs, holiday parks, hotels and individuals through mail order. Great customer service can bring recommendations and repeat custom and so staff members who are trained to deal with customers in a positive way are essential to maintaining customer satisfaction and building a successful … Read More

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

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 tailored to … Read More

Sales director has developed his presentational skills through fully funded training

The Challenge Total Contracting Services LTD (TCS) is an SME (small or medium-sized enterprise) operating in the Tees Valley. Continued growth in sales is important to TCS Ltd to help grow the business, through new sales and maintaining existing customers. To ensure growth continues Stephen Rocks, the Sales Director at TCS Ltd, has been keen to develop his presentational skills … Read More