Why is Upskilling Your Workforce Important?

Gain a competitive advantage  

The ability to rapidly develop and leverage skills and talent within your business is one of the greatest competitive business  advantages, especially during economic uncertainty.

Keep up with industry changes

Industries are constantly changing; for continued success it’s essential to have a knowledgeable, engaged and highly skilled workforce with up-to-date skills and industry insight.

Future-proof your business

Be proactive and ensure your workforce have the    expertise and confidence to rise to the challenges ahead and meet future demands.

Create a happier workforce

Investing time into training helps employees to feel supported, motivated and valued, leading to higher workplace morale and improved staff retention.

“Relevant training is a key element to business growth and this Skills Support programme does just that – gives staff and management the skills training they need to develop and ultimately, grow the business.”


Nicola Bailey, Development Manager, Federation of Small Businesses