Apprenticeships and Traineeships
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Find more apprenticeships resources from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) here.
The Apprenticeship Hub’s team of advisers are on hand to offer free and wide ranging support for those wanting to take on apprentices.
The video below shows how working with the Apprenticeship Hub can help boost your business and workforce.
The Apprenticeship Hub can offer support such as how to recruit an apprentice, choosing the right apprenticeship standard, finding a suitable provider, accessing available levy funds and incentives, and setting up and using the apprenticeship digital account. We can also provide free support and training for leadership and management teams, and pre-apprenticeship and wraparound support for apprentices, by offering a range of bespoke training courses and qualifications delivered by our expert skills providers.
To be eligible, you must:
- Have a premises in York, North Yorkshire or the East Riding (Craven, East Riding, Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby, York)
- Be an SME (employ fewer than 250 FTE staff, and have either a turnover of less than €50 million, or a balance sheet of less than €43 million)
- Be aged 16 or over, and have the legal right to live and work in the UK
- Ensure the activity is delivered in the region
This Programme is part funded by the European Social Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.
T Levels have been designed to prepare students aged 16-18 with the technical skills your business needs now and in the future. They combine classroom studies with an industry placement. The benefits for your business include:
- Cost effective channel for recruitment
- Solution for entry level jobs
- Develop young people into your industry/business
- Provide extra help with on-site projects
- Provide opportunities for existing staff to develop management and mentoring skills
- Provide fresh ideas and new perspective
For more information on these programmes, get in touch and we’ll connect you to the expertise and resources you need.
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29th November 2022FREE
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29th November 20222:00 pm - 4:00 pmFREE
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30th November 2022FREE
The Growth Hub is proud to be amongst the organisers of this year's expanded York Business Festival, with a week of events as part of a wider programme of activity throughout November. Read on to learn what will be available through the Growth Hub and other organisations.
We have recently hosted a programme of in-person seminars and other events, some of which were professionally recorded and can now be viewed on our website.
This workshop will provide guidance on cost based pricing, calculating your costs before deciding an appropriate margin, as well as covering market based pricing asking questions such as: What value do you add? What are you worth? How do you position yourself?
Getting into the right habits early on in your business journey will make life easier as the business grows and you find yourself under more time pressure. This workshop with business coach Gareth Allen will pose some useful questions to ask yourself, and give you some ideas to get the basics right.