Bespoke Skills Service – EU Funded call is open

The £700k Bespoke Skills service aims to expand the offer to employers across the YNYER LEP area, of a range of skills that businesses tell us are critical to realising their plans for growth. The service will focus in particular on delivering technical and specialist skills alongside wider provision to support employees, managers and leaders to develop working practices that will drive high performance and improve productivity.

This provision will encompass competencies relating to, for example:
• Critical thinking and high level analysis
• Creativity
• Teamwork and collaboration and
• Effective decision making

Businesses – from sole traders to SMEs – who want to grow and operate in one of the LEP’s priority sectors will be targeted for support.

The service will provide up to 50% of the full cost of training and employers will be actively involved in selecting the providers most suited to meet their needs.

For more details see the call context and specifics here: https://www.gov.uk/european-structural-investment-funds/bespoke-skills-service-oc39s19p1645

Additionally there is an opportunity to attend a Technical Assistance Partnership workshop on the 22nd Oct promoting the ESIF programme and supporting the Calls process, essential documents to review, the full application form, and top tips to improve your application.  For more information and to book on to the workshop visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/european-funding-workshop-esf-full-application-tickets-70748553829

 

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