A training hub aimed at providing opportunities for the unemployed, addressing Shropshire’s housing shortage, and boosting the county’s construction industry, has been given the go-ahead after a £650,000 Government grant was secured by a strong consortium of local businesses.
A new employer-led skills training hub could be developed across the region to help more people move into the construction industry.
A top-level summit at the House of Commons will see the launch of this year’s annual report of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.
A £2.5m investment in skills training to help create the workforce of the future has been unveiled by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.
A £4m state-of the-art training hub has been officially opened today, with bosses urging other manufacturers to step forward to avoid a skills drain caused by the uncertainty of Brexit.
One of the Marches largest training facilities has received the seal of approval from the Government’s Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse.
Communities across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are to benefit from a £3.3m project aimed at tackling poverty by supporting people into work and training.
Thousands of employees are to be given the chance to develop their knowledge, skills and career prospects as part of a new project supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).