News from 2017

National Apprenticeship Week

The Skills & Growth Company are pleased to support this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, and to promote the huge range of options now available. During 2016, there were over 7,000 apprentices across Cheshire East during 2016 – that's 20% higher than the national average. Our recent...

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Businesses urged to take up expert advice and support

Businesses are being urged to attend a briefing which provides information on changes to environmental legislation and rules on business standards. The breakfast briefing at South Cheshire College, at 8am on March 28, will include top tips to help businesses avoid costly fines for failing to...

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Textile Growth Fund Secured for Autoliv in Congleton

On January 17, 2017, Autoliv’s facility in Congleton, Cheshire; Autoliv Airbag International held a celebration event opening new lines.  Employees gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the expansion which increases capacity and allows Autoliv to move into different materials and technologies – strengthening Autoliv’s...

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Free digital skills training sessions at Crewe Library

Connecting Cheshire is joining forces with Bentley Motors to provide digital skills sessions at Crewe Library. Designed for anyone who wants to learn how to make the most of the internet and using their laptop, tablet, PC or smartphone, the one-hour workshops at Crewe Lifestyle Centre...

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Council to give free training to boost local businesses

Cheshire East Council is to hold a series of free workshops to help business people learn how to win public sector contracts. The award-winning procurement training events are being provided by the council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company and are targeted at local businesses, charities and...

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