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The Supplier Skills Programme

A new grant fund will be available in early 2020 to help Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) upskill their new and existing workforce.

The £12m Supplier Skills Programme is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and will be available to SMEs based within the “More Developed“area of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership.

Areas include:

  • Birmingham
  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Solihull
  • Bromsgrove
  • Redditch
  • Kidderminster
  • Wyre Forest

Grants of between £500 to £18,000 per SME will be available for the staff and management of supply chain companies, which will be 50% match funded by the SME and 50% by ESF.

If you wish to register an interest in this programme, please email SSP@birmingham.gov.uk

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