Government Investment bought closer to home

An ┬ú18 million government investment fund has been initiated in Suffolk and Norfolk to try and increase investment in employee training and combat youth employment. The Employer Training Incentive Pilot (ETIP) is aimed at providing people with the skills needed to thrive in their business and local community.   This initiative follows the Greater Ipswich City Deal, which aims to increase investment in training and minimise youth unemployment within the region. In partnership with the Suffolk Chamber, Institute of Directors  … Read more

Training – The British Chamber of Commerce voice concerns about employee training

As the economy is seeing an encouraging boost, businesses and their employees may be falling behind. The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) says that many businesses within the UK should invest in employee training to further business development. Finding the most suitable training course will be vital for driving success, business and the wider economy. In the 2014 Workplace Survey, approximately 92% of the 3,000 firms included in the survey found skills shortages among their employees. The most common lack  … Read more