We provide a seamless journey to citizens with low or no vocational skills and/or unemployed to sustained employment and income, by integrating employability and skills programmes and funding.
We also support small businesses to flourish and boost economic development. We assist LEPs and other local and regional organisations meet their targets, most notably through our SME support contracts throughout England and Wales. We ensure that people are not just employed, but are trained and equipped to progress in their careers.About
Arferai Victor, cyn-berchennog busnes, redeg siop goffi yn ôl yn El Salvador, ond cafodd ei orfodi i ffoi ei wlad enedigol oherwydd trais. Gan nad oedd yn gallu siarad llawer o Saesneg, roedd Victor yn ei chael yn anodd dod o hyd i waith, ac roedd yn ddi-waith am bron i ddwy flynedd. Nid oedd Victor am i’w sefyllfa ei drechu. Yn hytrach, cysylltodd â’i ganolfan waith leol i weld pa gymorth oedd ar gael.
Solent small and medium sized businesses can benefit from £1.75million in funded training for employees
With a passion for helping others and keen for a long-term professional career, Chloe says she wanted to break into the third sector and had big plans to eventually start up her own social enterprise. But after two years of unemployment and with dwindling finances putting pressure on her job search, she wondered if she had what it would take.