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Staff, skills & training


If you need support with staff, upskilling or training, take a look at the organisations below:


Destination Staffordshire


Support specifically for tourism businesses across Staffordshire to learn new skills, train staff and improve your bottom line. Support is provided in the form of masterclasses, workshops and one-to-one consultancy. There is no charge for businesses for the first 12 hours of assistance, thanks to funding from Destination Staffordshire and European Regional Development Fund.


The Staffordshire Ambassador Programme is also available to help you and your staff welcome visitors, ensure they enjoy their stay and encourage them to return and recommend to others.

Winning Moves


Business improvement consultancy firm, offering a range of training products and services, covering:


  • Supporting high growth
  • Enterprise and start-up
  • Leadership and management development

The National Apprenticeship Service


Provides a service to employers, offering free, impartial advice and support to those looking to recruit apprentices for the first time or expand their Apprenticeship programme.


Their dedicated employer teams can guide you through the process of hiring an apprentice from start to finish.

WiRE (Women in Rural Enterprise)


Offering support to businesswomen in rural areas. Members can take advantage of training courses, rural experts on a range of rural topics, networking and promotion of their business.

Staffordshire Business & Environment Network


Membership scheme entitling members to subsidised and free initiatives.


Helps raise business awareness through seminars, and enhance skills and knowledge through environmental training and counselling.

Acas West Midlands


Employment relations experts, publicly funded, impartial organisation, offering support with:


  • Preventing or resolving disputes between employers and their workforce
  • Settling complaints about employment rights
  • Providing information, advice and training
  • Encouraging people to work together more effectively
Gov UK

Universal Jobmatch (GOV.UK)


Use Universal Jobmatch to advertise jobs and search for jobseekers whose CVs match your needs.


Once you’ve registered for Universal Jobmatch you can:

  • post jobs online
  • get a list of people looking for jobs using the service, automatically matched by CV and skills
  • review the matched jobseekers and select those you want to apply

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce


The Chamber can offer your business training and events to upskill your staff and gain recognised qualifications.



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