Are you looking for local skills and support Find out about all the local provisions including grants and funding available to employers who are seeking support for developing the skills of their workforce.

Do you need to employ staff? Access links to key employment advice and information needed throughout the employment lifecycle.

Local skills providers Access information and links for local skills providers who can help you develop the skills of your workforce.

Employment, Training and Skills

If you are planning to develop your established business or considering starting a new enterprise ensuring that your business has the correct skills in place to make your business successful is crucially important.

Managing a successful business of any size requires access to different skills, either your own skills or that of your workforce. As a business develops, the range and complexity of the skills needed by the business requires continuous development.


Support employers to address identified skills gaps, including for higher level skills and transferable skills.
Labour Market Intelligence

Access market data and information relating to employment and skills to help inform your career decisions.

CAREERS Local raises the visibility of and access to career insights and specialist careers support.

The EMPLOY Local programme supports the unemployed to take up opportunities leading to employment and economic activity.