Skills & Business Support

We design, develop and deliver a range of business and workforce development programmes, working with public funders to ensure high-quality, immediate business impact and longer term outcomes for the local economy.

Skills and Business Support project delivery

We have extensive experience of delivering diverse business and skills development projects for businesses across the East Midlands and beyond.
These projects have included:

  • European funded business support
  • Grant funding for business
  • Business engagement
  • Workforce development needs
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Local skills partnerships and collaborations (Skills Hubs)
  • Urban, rural and coastal
  • Sector specific e.g. tourism, construction, agri-food, manufacturing
  • Apprenticeship development

Project Management

We deliver professional, customer-focused project and programme management solutions across the Skills, HR, Business Support and Economic Development arenas.
Projects vary from multi-million publicly-funded skills or regeneration programmes to specialist HR projects managing a business change process or a recruitment and selection exercise.

We have a strong team of Associates ready, willing and able to contribute their specialist skills to ensure optimum project results.

Skills Planning, Needs Analysis and Evaluation

Providing skills intelligence, insights and research into local economy, business and community priorities.

These projects have included:

  • Skills strategies and plans on a locality (e.g. New Anglia  LEP) or sector (e.g. tourism, manufacturing, agri-food, healthcare) basis
  • Supporting organisations to conceptualise, develop projects and bid for public funding in areas such as skills, business development
  • Evaluation of large scale projects and programmes



What our clients say:

“In our experience SkillsReach is current, plain speaking and always demonstrates a solid insight when commissioned to provide a skills analysis. They understand the needs of our priority employment sectors as well as the demands of employers; as a consequence their work results in practical advice to the benefit of our economy.”



Get in touch

If you want to ask a question or simply want to get in touch with us about a query, please feel free to contact us on 07721 499494 or use the contact form below.