Businesses working with Schools
Businesses are experiencing skilled labour shortages in all sectors with some recruitment agencies struggling to cope with demand
A good way of giving young people an insight into careers they might not normally consider?
1) Open Days
2) Training Days
3) Work Experience
4) Work Placement
There has been significant increase in businesses looking to invest/expand their premises, seeking finance/grants support
There has been an increase in request to improve leadership and management skills. Adapting with Digital and Starting Business Successfully programmes from SELEP prove popular in Essex
Rising costs (i.e. fuel, raw material, tax) and post EU transition issues (i.e.EU VAT, supply chain, employment) are hitting the bottom lines and causing cashflow issues.
There has been an increase in enquires from ‘green’ businesses to improve their marketing and branding so to expand/grow and maximise on the net zero agenda as local authorities are ramping up activities in this area.