The Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) programme, delivered by Serco, has taken the bronze award at the 2019 Walsall Works Partner Awards which recognised Serco as a socially minded employer.
Digital Peninsula Network have launched their first training events in Plymouth as part of delivering funded training for the Skills Support for the Workforce programme. Fifteen businesses engaged with the first digital marketing course in strategic B2C Social Media with two of these businesses arranging bespoke training in website building, coding and Google Education platforms at their premises.
A Staffordshire based social enterprise has upskilled a staff member in Team Leadership which has resulted in an improved team dynamic and increased employee confidence.
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the South East Midlands are urged to take advantage of a £1.35 million skills training fund to upskill their workforce.