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BRENTWOOD APPRENTICESHIPS

FUNDING FOR BUSINESSES

Brentwood Borough Council is committed to the growth and development of apprenticeships throughout the Borough for the beneļ¬t of employers and young people.

The Brentwood Apprentice programme has been developed in partnership with ACL and Essex County Council to support and encourage employers when recruiting an apprentice.

Twelve local businesses will each be able to claim £1000 funding towards an apprentice, to eligibility criteria.

www.essex.gov.uk/adult-learning

For further information please contact the apprenticeship team

Tel:
03330 139502

Email:
acl.nostoppingme@essex.gov.uk

FREE Business Advice Workshops in 2017

 Further free workshops are being planned for Spring 2017. Details will follow.

BEST Growth Hub Online Training Programme

January-March 2017

These free business support webinars are fully funded by BEST Growth Hub and are being delivered by Ignite Business in partnership with NWES and Colbea.

Delegates are able to attend as many webinar sessions as they like as these do not count toward their BEST Workshop Programme 21 hour allocation.

To view the schedule of webinars click here

Brentwood Apprenticeships: Funding for Businesses

Brentwood Borough Council is committed to the growth and development of apprenticeships throughout the Borough for the benefit of employers and young people.

The Brentwood Apprentice programme has been developed in partnership with ACL and Essex County Council to support and encourage employers when recruiting an apprentice.

Twelve local businesses will each be able to claim £1000 funding towards an apprentice, subject to eligibility criteria.

www.essex.gov.uk/adult-learning

For further information please contact the apprenticeship team
Tel: 03330 139502      Email: acl.nostoppingme@essex.gov.uk

The EU funded LoCASE Project (Low Carbon Across the South East) can provide businesses with match funded grants of up to £10,000 to help cover the cost of energy efficient measures for any small or medium business and help businesses in the low carbon sector to expand.

Grants can help purchase equipment and machinery, pay for research and development, marketing and website development and business development consultancy. 

To find out more email business@thurrock.gov.uk or go to www.locase.co.uk

APPRENTICESHIPS FOR BUSINESS

Brentwood Borough Council is committed to the growth and development of apprenticeships throughout the Borough for the benefit of employers and young people. We are working in partnership with Essex County Council to support the Apprenticeship Promotion and Brokerage Hub. The Hub provides free apprenticeship information and advice to businesses and young people in the Brentwood borough.

Operated by Essex County Council, the Hub promotes apprenticeships as a post 16 option to young people in years 11-13 and work with employers to offer high quality apprenticeship opportunities.

The Apprenticeship Promotion and Brokerage Hub can support employers thinking of recruiting an apprentice by;

· Providing advice on recruiting an apprentice

· Offering interview facilities

· Coordinating interviews between the business and apprentice

· Promoting vacancies directly to schools leavers in the local area

· Providing on-going support once the apprentice is recruited

For more information or to register an apprenticeship opportunity; please call 03330 139858 or email apprenticeships@essex.gov.uk.

Further support

The GOV UK website provides advice and support, as well as a national database where you can advertise your apprenticeship vacancy. For further information please go to the GOV.UK website.

BRENTWOOD BUSINESS NEWSLETTERS

BRENTWOOD BUSINESS SHOWCASE

2ND NOVEMBER 2016

The first successful Brentwood Business Showcase was held at Brentwood School with 400 businesses attending.To view the post event publicity, photographs and video, go to www.brentwoodbusinessshowcase.co.uk