Velocity News

Apprenticeship Support for the South East Midlands

Employers across the South East Midlands are being given the chance to expand their workforce and embrace the new world of apprenticeships. A new project has been launched to encourage employers to integrate apprentices into their existing staffing structures, helping create new jobs and get people...

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Skills Show July 2017 – employers and exhibitors needed

Prospects would very much appreciate if you could be a part of their event this summer! Exhibitors and experiences are needed to reflect local sector including high performance technical engineering; construction; food manufacturing/technology; creative/cultural; shoe industry; & logistics. Employers are needed to come up with...

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The most supportive way to grow your business

Whether you want to increase staff or profits, introduce new products or explore new markets, Buckinghamshire Business First is delivering Velocity Growth Hub Business Support in Aylesbury Vale to help you achieve your growth ambitions. Jane Dell recently joined the team at Buckinghamshire Business First to...

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Medilink East Midlands announces new funding project for Life Science Companies in the South East Midlands

    Medilink East Midlands has launched a Life Sciences project that will target Innovative companies in the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP). Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), ‘ACTIS’ will provide medical technology, pharmaceutical and bioscience organisations with funding and support to...

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Free Business Support Available

Businesses in the South East Midlands (Northamptonshire, Cherwell, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes and Aylesbury Vale) can access free, bespoke support and advice from locally based Velocity business advisers. The advisers work for Velocity Growth Hub, the business support service provided by South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership...

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Better numeracy builds a stronger workforce

It might surprise you to know that 17 million working age people in England have only primary school level maths skills, according to government figures. Does it matter? Yes, because without good everyday maths skills, we are at a distinct disadvantage. Low levels of numeracy are...

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