Links: Test your knowledge of employing apprentices The benefits of apprenticeships to business CEBR Report (2015) The Register of Apprenticeships Training Providers Estimate my employer levy contribution Apprenticeship Levy - Policy Paper 2016 Apprenticeship Levy transfer window What is an Apprenticeship Training Agency? How to become an approved apprenticeship training provider Video on Hertfordshire's Skills Challenges N.I. Calculator Live apprenticeship [...]
Is this you? The owner or leader of an SME business. You have a growth-orientated mindset. Committed to working on your business as well as in it. Willing to share your knowledge and experience with other leaders. Scale Up Strategist's helps the leaders of SME businesses to double the value of their businesses over 2-3 years through peer to peer [...]
Last autumn the Welwyn Hatfield Business Forum in partnership with the council, contacted businesses to explain our commitment to supporting the needs of them in the area and to ask them about their business and their needs via a business survey. We agreed to share the findings and to use the information gathered to feedback to the council in order [...]
Welwyn Hatfield IT Support For a limited time only, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire, David Lloyd is providing micro-businesses with the opportunity to secure a FREE consultation with an accredited IT security provider in Hertfordshire. Small and medium businesses in Hertfordshire are falling victim to cybercrime which is costing them a huge amount of money every year. [...]
Your business community High Speed Two (HS2) is creating thousands of contract opportunities across its whole supply chain. We want local businesses along the line of the new railway to be at the heart of this supply chain. HS2 contractors in your area The design and construction of HS2 is split into sections called ‘work packages’. Across your area there [...]
The benefits of networking are the opportunities that can arise. With a motivated group of businesses comes an abundance of opportunities. There are always lots of opportunities that come from networking such as joint venues, client leads, and partnerships, speaking and writing opportunities, business or asset sales. The opportunities that you get involved in should align with your business goals/vision, [...]
Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is all about progress. SSW can help you progress your career, education and business. Who's it for? SSW focuses on small and medium sized businesses (less than 250 employees) based within Hertfordshire. What's on offer? Flexible training - pick full qualifications or mix and match individual units to suit your business On-the-job vocational training [...]
The SME Hertfordshire Business Awards Final took place at Hunton Park Hotel on Thursday 20 June. The Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Business of the Year was awarded to Paper Rocket Accounting, the runners up were Osborne Appointments. Well done to both organisations, very worthy winners!