Skills Development Scotland

Develop Your Skills for Growth

Having the right skills in your business is essential for success

Skills for Growth aims to help small businesses achieve their objectives with knowledgeable, skilled and motivated employees. We do this by combining free consultancy from Investors in People with free support from your Skills Development Scotland Employer Engagement Adviser.

Being so close to your business can often mean you either don’t have time to create a detailed people plan, or are unsure how to start. That’s where we can help.

What’s involved?

Monday 28 September 2015

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Fife Firm Invests in Skills of Workforce

Employer Identifies Staff Training as Business Priority

A Fife engineering firm improved the skills of its workforce after using a business consultancy service offered by Skills Development Scotland and Investors in People.
Glenrothes-based Fife Fabrications (FiFab) made use of the Skills for Growth initiative to identify priorities for development. The initiative helped the firm, which employs 128 people, find growth potential through providing training in management and leadership and in using Excel spreadsheets.

Monday 28 September 2015

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Training down to a tee: Opportunities for out-of-work Fifers at The Open

Employability boost for young people in Fife, the over 25s and those facing redundancy as training provider offers work placements at The Open

Young people in Fife, as well as those who are over 25 and out of work, are being given the chance to boost their skills and secure employment in the hospitality industry by taking up a new, 10-week training programme, which includes a work placement at The Open.

Thursday 21 May 2015

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