Coronavirus: information and advice.


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Recruiting and Training Staff

If your business needs to grow and expand, extra staff resources can help. Support is available to help you find the right people to work for your business, along with advice on incentives, recruitment assistance and training programmes.

The Business Gateway Growth Hub offers free and impartial advice to help with recruitment and improving the skills and knowledge of your existing workforce. 

Leicester Employment Hub offers support and expert advice around the recruitment of:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
  • Work experience
  • Internships
  • Volunteering and work placements

Information is also available from local training providers.

  • South Leicestershire college
  • Leicester College
  • Leicestershire County Council Apprenticeships
  • Free workforce training to improve skills in local firms

Support from local universities:

Graduate Talent Match Schemes are available from local universities for SME's who are looking to attract and recruit for internship opportunities. The schemes offer support by matching your business with high quality graduates who have the knowledge and skills to add value to your business. 


Last updated 3 November 2020
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