Free Future Skills Event for Businesses

28 Nov 2017

Do you work in financial or professional business services?

Did you know that apprenticeships can be used to support the personal development of your existing staff and there's funding available to support with the costs?

Business West are holding a 'succession and progression with apprenticeships' event for businesses in the professional and financial service sector. Join them at their free event to find out how apprenticeships can support with succession planning and growth aspirations of your business.

Whether you are a large or small business, your staff are the most valuable asset to your company. Investing in their personal development not only boosts morale loyalty and engagement, but with sufficient planning, you can address skills gaps and create a clear route for progression.

Hear from Paul Roberts, Managing Director of Early Talent Consulting, who will guide you on understanding how apprenticeships can be used to up-skill your existing workforce and why it is important to plan for the future. Paul is an industry leader around apprenticeships, having led the early careers proposition for one of the world's largest organisations for the last 10 years, He has also previously debated the merits of apprenticeships at the European Parliament in Brussels.

We also want to hear from you as employers and will be asking the following questions through brief, facilitated round table discussions:

  • What are the barriers for small businesses when it comes to succession planning?
  • What’s missing in terms of technical and specialist qualifications needed tosupport progression?

This event is for West of England (Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire & North Somerset) professional and financial businesses only.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 6 December 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 8pm
Location: Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel, Sydney Road, Bath, England, BA2 6NS
Cost: Free, registration through Eventbrite