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

Fully funded qualifications improve staff knowledge and competencies at Simco External Framing Solutions

The Challenge Walsall-based Simco External Framing Solutions has established itself as a leading supplier to the construction industry, particularly in fast-track building methods. The company has developed a strong reputation for high standards of excellence in the sector and has an ambitious strategy focused around innovation and expansion into new markets, requiring them to scale-up rapidly in a sustainable manner. … 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

Painting the way to business growth

The challenge A painting and decorating business requires staff to have a varied skill set, including the ability to prepare surfaces, strong attention to detail and the ability to work safely and tidily. Interpersonal skills are also required for interpreting client requirements, work and team organisation and effective communication. A number of those in the industry have learned on the … Read More